Be transparent in their treatment of Zambia in reference to the extraction of copper revenues. Why is this mineral rich country one of the poorest on earth?
Why is this important?
Glencore is one of the richest companies, who flouts every standard of decent trading with weaker producers. We effectively subsidise Glencore by giving aid to Zambia. The lack of health care and education is shameful, most of the people are living on far less than a minimum requirement for a basic livelihood. There was a recent program in a series on "Poverty"shown on BBC4 TV examining the behaviour of Glencore. We are all diminished as people if we let this continue