Xstrata PLC

The company started its operations in 1926. Its original activities were infrastructure and electricity projects, which were primarily in Latin America. It would later diversify into mining activities in the 1990s.

It went on to build its portfolio through acquisition and investing in other companies before setting its base in Zug, Switzerland. However, today it operates as Glencore plc following an acquisition in 2013.

Glencore plc is an international company located in Baar, Switzerland. It is a commodity trading and mining company with several production facilities across the globe and was founded by Marc Rich in 1974. The company serves food processing industries, automotive, steel production, and power generation. Its products include natural gas, minerals, metals, coal, crude, and other oil product.

Glencore plc has a business approach that fosters professionalism and entrepreneurial spirit. It also values open relationships that feature integrity, mutual benefit, transparency, and co-operation. Meanwhile, it is listed on LSE and JSE markets.

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