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Recent & future trends in access to remedy for corporate abuse – new briefing by Clifford Chance & Global Business Initiative
Author: Clifford Chance & Global Business Initiative on Human Rights
"Access to Remedy: The Next Frontier?", 16 March 2017...
Revelation of Shell's 1991 film "Climate of Concern" prompts criticisms about company's steps to block climate action despite knowledge of its consequences
The Correspondent, a Dutch online journalism platform, along with the Guardian has shared a1991 film by Shell entitled “Climate of Concern” which issues a serious warning on climate change. “Climate, says the film [is now changing] at a rate faster...
“Our position on climate change is well known; recognizing the climate challenge and the role energy has in enabling a decent quality of life. Shell continues to call for effective policy to support lower carbon business and consumer choices and...
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Commentary: Intl. criminal court style mechanism necessary for holding companies accountable for human rights abuses, say academics
Author: Kamil Omoteso, Coventry University, & Hakeem Yusuf, University of Birmingham in Critical perspectives on international business
"Accountability of transnational corporations in the developing world: The case for an enforceable international mechanism", 2017...
Commentary: "How corporations, activists, and politicians turned the language of human rights into meaningless babble"
Author: Michael Hobbes, Foreign Policy
"Saving the World, One Meaningless Buzzword at a Time - How corporations, activists, and politicians turned the language of human rights into meaningless babble"...
Commentary: How to use US Foreign Legal Assistance statute to access information for lawsuits abroad; Kiobel case against Shell as an example
Author: Upasana Khatri, OxHRH Blog (UK)
"Kiobel v. Cravath: An Example of How a Little-Known U.S. Law can be Used as a Pre-Litigation Tool Overseas", 22 Feb 2017...
US law firm asks judge to delay order compelling it to give documents to Dutch court in lawsuit against Shell for abuses in Nigeria
Author: Suevon Lee, Law360 (USA)
"Cravath Wants Shell Docs Order Stayed During Appeal", 13 Feb 2017...
Commentary: Parent companies profit from human rights abuses by their subsidiaries, whilst denying responsibility in court
Author: Joe Westby, Open Democracy
"An elusive justice—holding parent companies accountable for human rights abuse", 14 Feb 2017...