Actualización trimestral de casos
The highlights of this Quarterly Case Update include 5 new cases filed against 9 companies. New cases alleging breaches of the OECD Guidelines have been filed against the Dutch dredging company Van Oord, the export credit agency Atradius, the Indonesian cement producing company Holcim, the Swedish energy company Nykomb Synergetics Development AB, pharmaceutical company Mylan, the Korean cotton processor Daewoo, its parent company POSCO and the pension funds NPS and NBIM. The UK NCP rejected two complaints by Reprieve for not having substantiated the allegations related to the link between BTs services and US drone operations. The UK NCP recommended that the complaint by Reprieve against G4S be re-submitted with the US NCP. Finally, the UK NCP released a final statement in the case against Gamma and the UK NCP facilitated a successful mediation in Formula 1 Bahrain human rights cases. Also Arla and ActionAid Denmark reached an agreement in the case related to the companys sale of milk in West-Africa and the process of a mediated dialogue was initiated by the Dutch NCP in the case between Friends of the Earth against Rabobank. The Australian NCP has yet to issue initial assessments in the ANZ Bank Cambodian sugar case, and in the G4S Manus Island asylum seekers case. The Irish CRH case and the Japanese Toyota Philippines case were included again as they set new all-time records for inordinate delays in cases.
The highlights of this Quarterly Case Update include re-filing of case against BT after new information substantiating a link between BTs services and US drone operations has been uncovered. New cases alleging breaches of the OECD Guidelines have been filed against ANZ Bank, G4S, Rabobank, F1 One Grand Prix companies, and Kinross Gold. Also in this Quarterly Case Update are updates on progress in the cases involving Andritz, ENRC, Statkraft and Socapalm. The UK NCP rejects the cases against 6 UK telecom companies, arguing insufficient substiantiation of the link between companies and mass surveillance by the UK government. The Canadian NCP uses flawed and unsubstantiated reasoning to reject the cases against Corriente Resources and CRCC Tongguan more than a year after filing. Final statements have been issued by German NCP on the cases against Karl Rieker and KiK and the UK NCP in the case against GCM. Unable to get GlencoreXstrata to come to the table, the Argentine NCP closed the glacier mining case and criticises GlencoreXstrata for its refusal to engage in mediation.
The highlights of this Quarterly Case Update include eleven new cases filed against Andritz, China Gold International Resources, Alliance Boots, G4S, Dae Kwang Chemical and six insurance companies from New Zealand. WWF and SOCO reached landmark agreement following a UK NCP-facilitated mediation. The UK NCP is also facilitating mediation on the Britisch Gas/Chevron/ENI cases and between RAID and ENRC. The Canadian NCP publishes a final statement for the Barrick Gold case in Papua New Guinea. The South Korean NCP closes Il-Kyoung case concerning labour rights violation in the Philippines without publishing a final statement or even officially informing the complainants.
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.
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.