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Greenpeace India vs. Dredging International

Case overview

Date filed 27 March 2009
Current status Concluded
Issue Construction in India
Summary of the case In March 2009 the Belgian NCP received a request for review by a Greenpeace India alleging that Dredging International had breached the environment provisions of the Guidelines with the Dhamra Port Project in India.
Developments/Outcome After conducting an initial assessment the NCP concluded that neither the Belgian authorities or Dredging International has been involved in the inception of the Dhamra Port Project. Moreover the Belgian company had proved that it had taken every possible measure to execute the dredging works in a correct and environmentally-friendly way.
Relevant OECD Guidelines
Case keywords Environment

NCP Information

NCP name National Contact Point Belgium
NCP address Rue du Progrès 50 1210 Brussels, Belgium
NCP website www.ocde-principesdirecteurs.fgov.be
Other NCPs involved

Complainant

NGO

Company Information

Company responsible Dredging International
Company address
Company website
Company in violation
Country of operations India
Other companies involved

Timeline of developments

Date Actor Action Description Document
11 March 2011 National Contact Point Belgium statement On the 11th of March 2011 the Belgian NCP concluded this specific instance with a public statement. download pdf (431Kb)  

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