Kabwe: Anglo American’s lead poisoning legacy (Zambia)

For decades, the Kabwe mine was operated without adequate environmental safeguards, leading to lead contamination of the soil. Medical studies conducted over the past 45 years have shown extreme levels of lead in young children which has affected generations with lead encephalopathy and fatal lead poisoning. Find out how a Business, Human Rights and Environment Act could have made a difference.

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