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Okpabi v Shell and Lungowe v Vedanta Dispel Three Myths

The jurisprudence on the tort law duty of care has established three myths that Okpabi v Shell and Lungowe v Vedanta dispelled.

Shell in court, again: a short comparison of the Okpabi and Milieudefensie judgments

With the recent decisions of the UK Supreme Court and the Hague Court of Appeal in Okpabi v. Shell and Milieudefensie v. Shell respectively, common law duties of care on parent companies have gone from a distant hypothetical to a very real possibility

How Shell’s polluting business model in Nigeria may have to change

Oil spills have contaminated the Niger Delta for over 60 years. As courageous campaigners take the fossil fuel giant to court, will this mark an end to its polluting business model?

Rights Groups Request UK Supreme Court to Hear Case On Corporate Abuses

RAID and the Corporate Justice Coalition have officially requested the UK Supreme Court to hear a case involving corporate human rights abuses by a British-based company, African Minerals Ltd, at its iron-ore mine in Sierra Leone.

Hope for reform, and remedy? External reviewers visit the UK NCP

Last week, CORE Coalition along with our partner organisations Amnesty International UK and RAID were interviewed as part of the peer review of the UK’s National Contact Point (NCP).

How to unlock the potential of the OECD guidelines

A “4 x 10” bullet-point plan highlighting four key features that give the OECD Guidelines the potential to help ensure businesses behave responsibly.

Obstacle Course

How the UK’s National Contact Point handles human rights complaints under the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises