|Alleged causation of environmental issues in various countries|
|Supporting NCP(s)||None Selected|
|Description||Specific instance notified by an NGO regarding the activities of a multinational enterprise operating in 35 countries.|
|Theme(s)||Disclosure, Environment, General policies|
|Date||7 May 2007|
|Host country(ies)||Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China (People’s Republic of), Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States|
In May 2007 the German NCP received a request for review from an NGO alleging that a German multinational enterprise had breached the environment, disclosure, and general policies provisions of the Guidelines in 35 countries. Specifically it was alleged that the company's corporate policy contributed to climate change.