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The SpOILed Industry. Environmental Justice strategies in the world of oil.

Chevron in Ecuador and Shell in Nigeria: Transnational Corporations, particularly those in the oil sector, operate around the world and are responsible for some of the most serious environmental damages, but yet they seem …

Digging for dirty oil. Reviewing corporate oil liabilities and EJO legal strategies for environmental justice.

In 2012, an average of 89 million barrels of oil were consumed every day, 30 percent more than in 1992, producing 14.11 billion tonnes of carbon emissions. With the progressive decline …

Digging Deep Corporate Liability. Environmental Justice strategies in the world of oil.

By Amanda Blank With the progressive decline of oil resources, oil companies have responded to increasing global demand with new forms of technology, expanding the oil frontier into increasingly remote and …

Digging deep Corporate Liability. Environmental Justice strategies in the world of oil.

Ejolt report 9: Digging  deep corporate liability. Environmental Justice strategies in the world of oil. The low resolution report can be downloaded here. The high resolution report can be downloaded here. Abstract The impacts provoked by the expanding …

Historic call from Ecuador and numerous Nation States for the United Nations to implement binding regulations on Transnational Corporations

On Monday, the government of Ecuador – with the support of 8 nations and over 100 social and environmental organisations – made an historic call to the UN to implement …

Corporate accountability

Corporate accountability can be defined as the ability of those affected by a corporation to hold corporations to account for their operations. This concept demands fundamental changes to the legal …

EJOLT Report 4: Legal avenues for EJOs to claim environmental liability

From oil drilling disasters at the equator to climate change effects on the North Pole and from uranium mining in the desert to the dumping of toxic waste on the …

Legal avenues for EJOs to claim environmental liability

Ejolt Report 4: Legal avenues for EJOs to claim environmental liability EJOLT Report 4. Abstract Questions of global justice raise within transnational relations in the light of an ever increasing number of instances of …