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Rio Tinto's storm in a small invoice

Environment, social and governance issues, the ESG trio of trouble which covers issues outside standard mining risks, has taken a nasty turn with the Coronavirus, but there is another, smaller, ESG problem nipping at the heels of Rio Tinto.

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Insignificant in its potential to bruise the earnings of the big miner, which is expected to report a near-record pre-tax annual profit of up US$17 billion next month, the ESG problem simmering in