|Environment and indigenous issues in Guatemala concerning a Spanish NGO and a Spanish construction Multinational|
|Description||Specific instance notified by a Spanish NGO concerning a Spanish construction Multinational operating in Guatemala.|
|Theme(s)||Environment, General policies|
|Date||23 Nov 2017|
|Industry sector||Construction, Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities|
On 23 November 2017, a Spanish NGO submitted a specific instance with the Spanish NCP concerning a Spanish construction Multinational. According to the submission, the company had violated Chapters II (indigenous people’s rights) and Environment Chapter of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
On 16 April 2018, the NCP and its Advisory Board determined unanimously that the case merited further examination.
The NCP is currently engaging with both parties with a view to reaching an agreement on the issues raised.