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Shell in the Niger Delta: A Framework for Change - five case-studies from civil society [Nigeria]

Author: Ecumenical Council for Corporate Responsibility [UK], Published on: 16 February 2010

ECCR's most recent report…provides an update on, the social and environmental impacts of the operations of Royal Dutch Shell's Nigerian subsidiary, the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), and explores what needs to change. At the report's core are five case studies commissioned from civil society organisations that work with Niger Delta communities. Questions that the report seeks to address include: How far has life for local communities improved or worsened in recent years? …What measures do the Niger Delta's people and civil society identify as priorities to be addressed and good practices to be followed…What should faith- and values-based investors…do to improve matters?...Focused around the corporate duty to respect human rights - to 'do no harm' - the report [makes a number of] concluding recommendations...

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Related companies: Shell