Rio Tinto is providing the metal for the 2012 Olympic Medals. Support locked out workers at Alma, Quebec, as they call for Rio Tinto to be pushed off the podium!
The London Mining Network, U.K. Tar Sands Network and Bhopal Medical Appeal have launched the ‘Greenwash Gold 2012′ Campaign. Rio Tinto has a global record of failing to provide adequate protection of public health, the environment, workers and human rights. It is a scandal that Rio Tinto should be providing the metal for the London Olympic medals.
Video: Vote Rio Tinto for Greenwash Gold 2012
You can also tell the International Olympic Committee that unfair companies have no place in the Olympic Games.
Unionized workers at Rio Tinto Alcan’s aluminium smelter in Alma, Quebec, Canada, have been illegally locked out by the company for over five months. We are calling on the International Olympic Committee to exclude Rio Tinto from association with the 2012 Olympics.