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Fossil fuel firms respond to petition before Philippines Human Rights Commission on human rights & climate impacts

Greenpeace, disaster survivors, and community organisations from the Philippines submitted a complaint to the Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHR) against 47 large fossil fuel and cement companies over their role in "human-induced climate change" that "interferes with the enjoyment of Filipinos' fundamental rights." In July 2016, CHR sent the complaint to the oil, coal, mining and cement companies, and asked them to respond to the allegations. 

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the following companies to publicly share their responses:

  • Alpha Natural Resources
  • Anadarko
  • Anglo American
  • Apache
  • Arch Coal
  • BHP Billiton
  • BP
  • Canadian Natural Resources
  • Cemex
  • Chevron
  • Conoco Philipps
  • Consol
  • Devon
  • EnCana
  • Eni
  • ExxonMobil
  • Freeport-McMoRan
  • Glencore
  • HeidelbergCement
  • Hess
  • Holcim
  • Husky Energy
  • Italcementi 
  • Kiewit*
  • Lafarge
  • Lukoil
  • Luminant
  • Marathon
  • Murphy Oil
  • Murray Coal
  • North American Coal
  • Occidental
  • OMV
  • Peabody Energy
  • RAG
  • Repsol
  • Rio Tinto
  • Rosneft
  • RWE
  • Sasol
  • Shell
  • Suncor
  • Total
  • UK Coal*
  • Westmoreland

The following companies responded:

  • Anglo American
  • BHP Billiton
  • BP
  • ConocoPhillips
  • Eni
  • Freeport-McMoRan
  • Glencore
  • Lukoil
  • Peabody Energy
  • Repsol
  • Rio Tinto

The following companies declined to respond:

  • Husky Energy

We welcome and encourage companies to publish their responses on this page at any point. Please send your statements to dobson[at]business-humanrights.org

*we have been unable to contact

Company Responses

Anglo American View Response
Glencore View Response
Freeport-McMoRan View Response
Rio Tinto View Response
ConocoPhillips View Response
Peabody Energy View Response
Repsol View Response
Lukoil View Response

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