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OECD Watch Quarterly Case Update November 2013

OECD Watch Quarterly Case Update November 2013
November 2013

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.

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OECD Watch Quarterly Case Update June 2013

OECD Watch Quarterly Case Update June 2013
June 2013

The highlights of this Quarterly Case Update include six new cases filed against ENRC, C+A, KiK and Karl Rieker, Electrolux and Mölnlycke, Gamma and Trovicor, MRC and GCM. A landmark agreement was reached in case against APG/APB related to the Dutch pension funds investment in POSCOs mine and steel project in India. In a related case the Norwegian NCP issues blistering final statement against NBIM for refusing to cooperate with the NCP and violating the Guidelines. Moreover, the French NCP publishes its final statement in SOCAPALM Cameroon palm oil case, concluding that European trading companies violated the Guidelines. Additionally three follow up reports have been issued after cases against Nidera, Cermaq and seven cotton traders have been concluded more than one year ago.

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OECD Watch Quarterly Case Update November 2012

OECD Watch Quarterly Case Update November 2012
November 2012

The highlights of this Quarterly Case Update include 11 new OECD Guidelines complaints filed against among others Panasonic, Statkraft, ASR, POSCO, Shell, Michelin, Pöyry, Excellon Resources, BHP Billiton and AES Sonel. Mediation is ongoing in cases involving George Forrest International, Barrick Gold Papua New Guinea and ArcelorMittal. Moreover, the UK NCP issues final statement after successful mediation process between the LEAD Group and Xstrata. Cases against UCM and J-Power in US coal mining case have been rejected by the US and Japanese NCP and the UK NCP concludes BHP Billiton Mozal smelter case, determining that the company did not violate the Guidelines.

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OECD Watch Quarterly Case Update June 2012

OECD Watch Quarterly Case Update June 2012
June 2012 J. Wilde Ramsing, V. Sandjojo

The highlights of this Quarterly Case Update include new OECD Guidelines complaints filed against Excellon Resources, Compagnie Minière de Sud Katanga and. BHP Billitons subsidiary Minera Escondida. Additionally, Centerra Gold responds to the complaint filed by Canadian and Mongolian NGOs regarding human rights and environmental violations in Mongolia and the Luxembourgean NCP, with the support of the Dutch NCP, hosted a meeting between Friends of the Earth and ArcelorMittal to discuss the terms and procedures for the mediation.The UK NCP rejects the complaint against TetraBOOST in the leaded gasoline case, but the complainants disagree with the NCP's logic for rejecting the case.

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OECD Watch Quarterly Case Update March 2012

OECD Watch Quarterly Case Update March 2012
March 2012 J. Oldenziel, J. Wilde Ramsing, V. Sandjojo

The highlights of this Quarterly Case Update include new OECD Guidelines complaints filed against Centerra Gold, Shell, Sjovik, Norwegian Church Aid, Statoil, Innospec, Xstrata, and TetraBOOST. Specific Instances recently concluded with an agreement between the parties include the case against Nidera regarding human rights issues at Argentine corn field operations, several cases regarding child labour and cotton trading in Uzbekistan, and the case against Cermaq for its salmon farming practices. The Norwegian NCP furthermore issued a final statement in the Intex Philippines nickel mining case.

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