The highlights of this Quarterly Case Update include twelve new cases filed against SOCO Plc, Corriente Resources and CRCC-Tonggan Investment, three members of the KPO consortium operating in Kazakhstan and six UK telecommunication companies. The cases against ENRC and Gamma have been accepted for further consideration by the UK NCP. Additionally, the cases against Electrolux and Molnlycke, Panasonic, American sugar companies, Minera Escondida/BHP Biliton and Sjovik have been concluded.
OECD Watch submission to the Working Party on Responsible Business Conduct, in relation to the agenda of its forthcoming meeting on the 14 of October 2013.
This case study contains a complainants perspective on the Dutch NCPs handling of the specific instance submitted by Accountability Counsel on behalf of residents living near the Sakhalin II Prigorodnoye Production Complex: a highly polluting liquefied natural gas plant and oil and gas export terminals on Sakhalin Island in Russia.
To assess the effect of the Joint Statement that was signed between complainants and Salmon company Cermaq following the conclusion of an OECD Guidelines complaint a study was commissioned to research impact on the ground.
Briefing for UK National Contact Point on Human Rights Implementation of OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises
This briefing traces the way in which the UK National Contact Point has approached the human rights requirements of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and identifies some key issues for consideration that may be relevant to current and future cases.