Chapter II.A.12: Address adverse impacts of business partners

Seek to prevent or mitigate an adverse impact where they have not contributed to that impact, when the impact is nevertheless directly linked to their operations, products or services by a business relationship. This is not intended to shift responsibility from the entity causing an adverse impact to the enterprise with which it has a business relationship.


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Title sort up sort down Issue Host Country(s) Lead NCP Date submitted NCP Decision Current status sort up sort down Duration sort up sort down Positive outcome

Drummond Company Inc.V National Trade Union of Diseased and Disabled Workers of the Mining Sector (Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores Enfermos y Discapacitados del Sector Minero (SINTRADEM)) and CGT Colombia

Colombia

Colombia NCP


19/07/2016

Accepted

Ongoing

Duration so far 164 weeks and 5 days

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British American Tobacco V International Union of Food Workers (IUF)

Abuses of migrant farmworkers; failure to undertake due diligence

UK
US

27/04/2016

Accepted

Ongoing

Duration so far 176 weeks and 4 days

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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide V International Union of Food, Agriculture, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers' Associations (IUF)

Trade union rights; retaliatory terminations for workers exercising their rights

Ethiopia
Maldives

US NCP


09/02/2015

Accepted

Closed

Closed on 12/05/2016
65 weeks and 3 days
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Norges Bank Investment Management V United Steelworkers (Canada) and Birlesik Metal Iscileri Sendikasi (Birlesik Metal IS) (Turkey)

Failure to undertake human rights due diligence; Failure to use leverage to prevent and mitigate adverse human rights impacts

Canada
Turkey

Norway NCP


10/11/2014

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 02/07/2015
33 weeks and 3 days
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Michelin V Tamil Nadu Land Rights Federation, Thervoy Grama Makkal Munnerta Nala Sanga, CCFD-Terre Solidaire, Confédération Générale du Travail (CGT), Association Sherpa

Land rights; destruction of livelihoods; deforestation

India

France NCP


09/07/2012

Accepted

Withdrawn

Closed on 27/09/2013
63 weeks and 4 days
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NUON and Mitsubishi V FNV

Migrant workers; unequal pay

Netherlands

Netherlands NCP


21/05/2012

Accepted

Closed

Duration not known
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América Móvil S.A.B. de C.V. V UNI Global Union, UNT, STRM, SITCOM and FESC

Unfair dismissal of trade unionists; trade union and human rights

El Salvador
Guatemala
Nicaragua

Mexico NCP


21/09/2011

Rejected

Closed

Closed on 01/06/2012
36 weeks and 2 days
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