Business & Human Rights Resource Centre reached out to 50 companies involved in renewable energy projects with a set of 10 questions on their approach to human rights, with a focus on community engagement. We received responses from 21 firms and conducted desk-based research on all 50. Please find the company responses and results of our outreach below. Please also find a summary of the results in this infograph. For information on our outreach to the solar, bioenergy & geothermal sectors, see here.

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Renewable Energy & Human Rights Case Studies

These positive & negative case studies reflect the impact renewable energy development can have on human rights.

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Sweden: Statkraft's wind farm on indigenous lands

Statkraft and the indigenous Jijnjevaerie Saami village came to an agreement following consultations.

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Tools & Guidance for renewable energy companies

A list compiled by the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre of international standards, guidance, and tools to aid companies and stakeholders.

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