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[PDF] Submission on Oil & Gas sector discussion paper

The following submission is in response to the Institute for Human Rights and Business...& Shift’s public call for comments on its proposed discussion paper relating to the oil and gas sector for the European Commission’s consideration... Key Human Rights Impacts...Impacts on the rights to property and an adequate standard of living...rights to free, prior and informed consultation and/or consent...rights to health, clean water and food...rights of vulnerable groups... Contextual Factors...Host state governance in SEA [Southeast Asia]... Key Process Challenges...Embedding respect for human rights in a company...Measure effectiveness of company responses to human rights impacts... [refers to Shell, Freeport-McMoRan, Unocal (now part of Chevron), Total, MOGE, Petroleum Company of Thailand (PTT), Asia Pulp & Paper, Bursa Malaysia, Singapore Exchange (SGX)]

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