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Guideline: Chapter VI Chapeau

Description Enterprises should, within the framework of laws, regulations and administrative practices in the countries in which they operate, and in consideration of relevant international agreements, principles, objectives, and standards, take due account of the need to protect the environment, public health and safety, and generally to conduct their activities in a manner contributing to the wider goal of sustainable development. In particular, enterprises should:

7 cases relating to 'Chapter VI Chapeau':

Title Issue Date filed Status
WWF vs SOCO Oil exploration by SOCO in Virunga National Park DRC 7 October 2013 Agreement
FIDH et al vs. CRCC-Tongguan Investment (Canada) Co., Ltd. HR abuses at Mirador mining project in the Ecuadorian Amazon 25 July 2013 Rejected
SEW and Stroitel vs. Standard Chartered Bank Shell & 3 UK banks link with violations Sakhalin II complex 31 July 2012 Rejected
SEW and Stroitel vs. Barclays Shell & 3 UK banks link with violations Sakhalin II complex 31 July 2012 Rejected
SEW and Stroitel vs. Royal Bank of Scotland Shell & 3 UK banks link with violations Sakhalin II complex 31 July 2012 Rejected
SEW and Stroitel vs. Shell Shell & 3 UK banks link with violations Sakhalin II complex 31 July 2012 Rejected
Norwegian Climate Network et al vs Statoil Relation Statoil’s oil sands production and climate change 28 November 2011 Rejected

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