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Human rights and the oil industry

Human rights and the oil industry

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Published by Intersentia in Antwerpen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Petroleum industry and trade -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
  • Human rights.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementAsbjørn Eide, Helge Ole Bergesen, Pia Rudolfson Goyer (eds.).
    ContributionsEide, Asbjørn., Bergesen, Helge Ole., Goyer, Pia Rudolfson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9560.5 .H86 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 198 p. :
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3630714M
    ISBN 109050951392
    LC Control Number2002423376

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Natural resources provide the basis for the economic, cultural and social fabric of a community. Oil and gas companies have a responsibility from a human rights point of view to minimise harm to natural resources such as rivers and estuaries, fishing grounds, animal breeding areas, agricultural land.

In turn, oil and gas projects can have a range of impacts on the human rights enjoyment of individuals, groups and communities. Therefore, IPIECA brings our global membership together to facilitate peer-learning, provide guidance on the implementation of business and human rights frameworks, and facilitate the development, sharing and promotion of good practices for the industry.

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In so doing, regard will be had to some international conventions, the. 1. Introduction. Business enterprises should respect human rights. This means that they should avoid infringing on the human rights of others and should address adverse human rights impacts with which they are involved.

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