Corporate accountability Companies operating in the EU should be legally accountable for any harm they cause to people and the environment, anywhere in the world

27 November 2020

Shell’s climate ambitions are nowhere near enough to prevent further global warming, according to new research by the OCI (Oil Change International). The OCI examined the climate plans of 8 oil giants. It found that if their plans are implemented, it will be impossible to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees.

26 June 2020

Stories of solidarity under coronavirus

Coronavirus hasn’t affected everyone equally. We're sharing stories from across our European and global network of what lockdown and life under coronavirus look like around the world. Hearing from those who are among the worst affected, and how they are taking action.

France

Multinational companies affect the lives of people and the environment all over the world. In many countries, the victims of the harm they cause do not have access to justice.

 

Friends of the Earth Europe calls on policy-makers in Europe to hold European companies legally accountable for any harm they do around the world, and to participate in the UN process for a binding treaty for businesses in relation to human rights.

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