5 Sep 2018
Renewable Energy Risking Rights & Returns: An analysis of solar, bioenergy & geothermal sectors
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Calpine Drax Marubeni Novozymes Ormat SunPower Suzlon JinkoSolar Holding Green Resources Dinant Raizen (joint venture Shell & Cosan) Adani Group Kengen Globeleq Mesoamerica Energy SunEdison Sejahtera Alam Energy Company W Dusk Energy Group Renew Power Ventures Gigawatt Global Vena Energy Genesis Eco-Energy Developments Lightsource BP First Solar Scatec Solar Trina Solar Hareon Solar ReneSola Neoen Enerparc Shunfeng Clean Energy Avaada Energy SolarEdge Access Power NurEnergie NextGen Solar Mannvit Reykjavik Geothermal Contact Energy Supreme Energy Akiira Geothermal Climeon Asia Biomass PCL BDI Bioenergy International Alco Group Cristal Union Lantmannen Agroetanol Biotherm Energy Polaris Infastructure Biopalma (part of Vale) ACWA Power Canadian Solar GCL-Poly Harbin Electric (formerly Harbin Power Equipment) Green Fuel Pantaleon Sugar Holdings Sunbird Energy AP Renewables Inc. (APRI; subsidiary of Aboitiz Power) Geothermal Development Co. Olsuswa Energy
Death threats Ownership of Property & Possessions Displacement Intimidation Killings Climate Crisis Indigenous Peoples Freedom of Association Labour Rights Child labour Forced Labour & Modern Slavery Living Wage Company Grievance Mechanisms Free, prior & informed consent Supply Chains Company Policies UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights (UNGPs) International Finance Corporation (IFC) Corporate Legal Accountability Mitigation
This briefing analyses 59 solar, bioenergy and geothermal companies' human rights policies and practices on five key areas: human rights commitment, community consultations, grievance mechanisms, labour rights and supply chain monitoring. It includes information on allegations against companies as well as emerging best practices.