Siemens Gamesa responds to concerns relating to wind power projects in the Moroccan-occupied territories of Western Sahara
On the occasion of Siemens Gamesa's Annual General Meeting 2021, the Association of Ethical Shareholders Germany raised a number of questions with the company related to wind power projects in the Moroccan-occupied territories of Western Sahara. In particular, they are concerned about financial, legal and reputational risks related to Siemens Gamesa’s business activities there. It is alleged that Siemen Gamesa’s provision of turbines to several wind parks projects in Western Sahara may be contributing to violations of international law.
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Siemens Gamesa to respond to questions raised by the Association of Ethical Shareholders. Their response is available below.