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Former employee vs Banro Corporation

Case overview

Date filed 8 August 2017
Current status Rejected
Issue Banro’s non-observance of Guidelines at the Twangiza Mine in
Summary of the case On 8 August 2017, a former employee of the Banro Corporation filed a specific instance with the Canadian NCP alleging Banro’s non-observation of the OECD Guidelines at its Twangiza Mine in the DRC.
Developments/Outcome After the NCP carried out its initial assessment, the NCP decided that the issue would not benefit from mediation and subsequently rejected the case. The NCP informed the parties on 22-23rd November and is in the process of drafting its Final Statement.
Relevant OECD Guidelines
Case keywords Extractives / mining sector

NCP Information

NCP name National Contact Point Canada
NCP address
NCP website http://www.ncp-pcn.gc.ca/
Other NCPs involved

Complainant

Company Information

Company responsible Banro Corporation
Company address
Company website
Company in violation
Country of operations Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
Other companies involved

Timeline of developments

Date Actor Action Description Document
22 November 2017 National Contact Point Canada meeting After the NCP carried out its initial assessment, the NCP informed the parties on 22-23rd November that they are rejecting the complaint and are in the process of drafting the Final Statement.  
8 August 2017 Former employee of Banro file Specific instance filed with Canadian NCP  

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