[PDF] Groups File Complaint With State Department Against Three American Companies Named in UN Report

Author: Friends of the Earth / RAID , Published on: 4 August 2004

Friends of the Earth-United States (FoE) and the UK-based group Rights and Accountability in Development (RAID) filed a formal complaint with the U.S. State Department today against three American companies. In October 2002, a United Nations (UN) Panel of Experts accused the companies of helping to fuel the war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The Panel named Cabot Corporation, Eagle Wings Resources International [joint venture Chemie Pharmacie Holland & Trinitech Holdings] and OM Group, Inc. as having violated the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) “Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises,”...

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Related companies: Cabot Corporation Eagle Wings Resources Intl. (joint venture Chemie Pharmacie Holland & Trinitech Holdings) OM Group