Case studies: Renewable energy & human rights

Below you will find a collection of both negative and positive case studies concerning the impact of renewable energy on human rights. For examples of company advances on human rights, please select "Positive Steps" under All Tools. For cases regarding UN Clean Development Mechanism registered projects, please select "UN CDM registered" under All Tools. 

More on our work on renewable energy & human rights

Note: Recognising concerns by human rights organizations about the negative impacts of large dams on climate change and human rights on the one hand, and the continued classification of these projects as renewable or clean energy by international funders on the other, hydropower projects on this list are categorised by capacity (in megawatts).