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Guideline: Version 2000 Chapter V Paragraph V.4

Description Enterprises should, consistent with the scientific and technical understanding of the risks, where there are threats of serious damage to the environment, taking also into account human health and safety, not use the lack of full scientific certainty as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent or minimise such damage.

19 cases relating to 'Version 2000 Chapter V Paragraph V.4':

Title Issue Date filed Status
CEDHA vs. Xstrata Copper Xstrata's activities and impact on glaciers in Argentina 1 June 2011 Concluded
MiningWatch Canada et al vs. Barrick Gold Corporation Human rights violations at Barrick’s Porgera JV Mine in PNG 1 March 2011 Agreement
ForUM and Friends of the Earth Norway vs Cermaq ASA Cermaq ASA's salmon farming in Canada and Chile 19 May 2009 Agreement
FOCO & Friends of the Earth Argentina vs. Shell Capsa Shell's environmental and health violations in Argentina 28 May 2008 Blocked
CEDHA and Bellona vs. Nordea Botnia's Orion pulp mill project in Uruguay 28 June 2006 Concluded
CAVE and FoE Netherlands vs. Exxon Shell and Exxon's chemical storage & health impact in Brazil 15 May 2006 Rejected
CAVE and FoE Netherlands vs. Royal Dutch Shell Shell and Exxon's chemical storage & health impact in Brazil 15 May 2006 Rejected
CEDHA vs Botnia S.A. Botnia's Orion pulp mill project in Uruguay 18 April 2006 Concluded
MAB and Terra de Direitos vs Alcoa Alumínios Alcoa Alumínios et al hydroelectric dam in Brazil 6 June 2005 Blocked
MAB and Terra de Direitos vs Votorantim Alcoa Alumínios et al hydroelectric dam in Brazil 6 June 2005 Blocked
FoE US & RAID vs. OM Group Inc US companies & illegal resource exploitation in DRC 4 August 2004 Rejected
Greenpeace Germany vs. West LB West LB financing of oil pipeline in Ecuador 15 May 2003 Rejected
FoE US vs ConocoPhilips BTC oil pipeline in Azerbaijan, Georgia & Turkey 29 April 2003 Blocked
Corner House et al vs. BP BTC oil pipeline in Azerbaijan, Georgia & Turkey 29 April 2003 Concluded
FoE US vs. Unocal BTC oil pipeline in Azerbaijan, Georgia & Turkey 29 April 2003 Blocked
FoE US vs Delta Hess BTC oil pipeline in Azerbaijan, Georgia & Turkey 29 April 2003 Blocked
CRBM vs ENI BTC oil pipeline in Azerbaijan, Georgia & Turkey 29 April 2003 Concluded
FoE France vs. TotalFinaElf BTC oil pipeline in Azerbaijan, Georgia & Turkey 29 April 2003 Rejected
FoE Netherlands vs. Nutreco Nutreco/Marine Harvest's salmon farming in Chile 22 August 2002 Concluded

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