Corporate Accountability

Lungowe v. Vendanta Resources PLC

Lungowe v. Vendanta Resources PLC [2016] EWHC 975 (TCC) (May 7, 2016)
England and Wales High Court (Technology and Construction Court)

More than 1,800 residents of four Zambian communities near the Nchanga copper mine brought an action in the UK against Vendanta Resources (Vendanta) and Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) for harm arising out of pollution and environmental damage caused by mining operations. 

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Chevron Corp. v. Yaiguaje

Chevron Corp. v. Yaiguaje [2015] SCC 42 
Corte Suprema de Canadá (4 de septiembre de 2015)   

Los(as) ciudadanos(as) quienes obtuvieron un fallo de miles de millones de dólares contra la Corporación Chevron (Chevron) por polución ambiental extensa causada por operaciones petroleras en el Ecuador, entablaron una acción para reconocer y hacer cumplir el fallo en Canadá.  Chevron intentó desestimar el caso, alegando que la corte canadiense no tenía jurisdicción.

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Chevron Corp. v. Yaiguaje

Chevron Corp. v. Yaiguaje [2015] SCC 42 (September 4, 2015)
Supreme Court of Canada   

Ecuadorian citizens who obtained a multi-billion dollar judgment against Chevron Corporation (Chevron) for extensive environmental pollution caused by oil operations in Ecuador brought an action to recognize and enforce the judgment in Canada.  Chevron sought to dismiss the case, claiming the Canadian court did not have jurisdiction. 

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