Rio Tinto

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

37,500€

Financial year: Jan 2017 - Dec 2017

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1.5 Fte (2)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

9

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Rio Tinto

    EU Transparency Register

    627987212276-53 First registered on 18 Nov 2013

    Goals / Remit

    Rio Tinto is an Anglo Australian global mining and metals company with a 140 year history of working in and from the UK. Rio Tinto’s headquarters are in London and the company is dual-listed in London and Australia. Our focus is on finding, mining and processing mineral resources to supply the metals and minerals that help the world to grow. Central to our strategy is maximising value for our shareholders. We have arond 50,000 people working in more than 40 countries across six continents.

    Our major products are aluminium, copper, diamonds, industrial minerals and iron ore. These diverse products are used in all elements of life – from infrastructure, communication and transport to healthcare, renewable energy and recreation.
    Sustainable development and shared value are fundamental to everything we do. Core to this is regular, transparent engagement with our stakeholders, including communities, governments, employees, suppliers and investors.

    Main EU files targeted

    Development
    Enlargement
    Raw Materials
    Taxation
    Trade
    Transparency
    Sustainable Development
    Innovation

    Address

    Head Office
    6 St. James Square
    London SW1Y 4AD
    UNITED KINGDOM
    EU Office
    rue de la Science 14
    Brussels 1040
    BELGIUM
  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    2

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%1
    50%1

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    1.5

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Ms Tiziana de feo (Principal Advisor Corporate Relations, Head of EU Affairs)

    Person with legal responsibility

    Ms Tara Hopkins (Chief Advisor Corporate Relations)

  • Categories

    Category

    II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations

    Subcategory

    Companies & groups

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    CBI
    Eurometaux
    European Roundtable of Industrialists
    Britcham
    Friends of Europe
    European Aluminium association

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2017 - Dec 2017

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    37,500€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    None

    Other activities

    Representation of positions, views and interests of Rio Tinto to EU stakeholders, on initiatives related to Climate Action, Energy, Environment, Energy, Taxation.

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    9 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 15 Nov 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Global tax initiatives, initiatives relating to third countries and CBCR
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Pierre Moscovici
      Portfolio Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
      Commission
      • David Boublil (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 21 Jun 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Sustainable Development, circular economy and chemicals policy
      Commission
      • Daniel Calleja Crespo (Director-General)
    • Date 19 Apr 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Developments in European Aluminium industry
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Nele Eichhorn (Cabinet member)
    • Date 30 Nov 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Business discussion
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Tom Tynan (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 30 Nov 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Energy Topics
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Phil Hogan (Commissioner)
    • Date 04 Jul 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Investment climate in EU and neighbouring countries
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Edward Bannerman (Cabinet member)
    • Date 11 Jun 2016 Location Oyu Tulgoi copper mine
      Subject EU-Mongolia Partnership and Cooperation Agreement; Mining sector
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Zaneta Vegnere (Cabinet member)
      • Elina Melngaile (Cabinet member)
      • Valdis Dombrovskis (Vice-President)
    • Date 03 Feb 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject energy market design
      Commission
      • Dominique Ristori (Director-General)
    • Date 13 Jul 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject chemicals and energy related issues (raw materials, REACH, ETS)
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Commission
      • Rolf Carsten Bermig (Cabinet member)
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