NGOs have filed three new complaints against companies for the breach of the OECD Guidelines. CIPCE has just filed a new case against Skanska for its involvement in a gas pipeline project in Argentina. In May ForUM and Friends of the Earth Norway have filed a complaint against Cermaq ASA for unsustainable production, bad employment conditions and human rights violations in Canada and Chile. Survival International has already filed a complaint against Vedanta Resources for prospective environmental and human rights violations from the construction of a bauxite mine in India. Final statements are expected in the cases against Shell in the Philippines and Cerrejón Coal in Colombia.

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publication cover - OECD Watch Quarterly Case Update Summer 2009