Doe Run Peru S.R.L., The Renco Group Inc., and Cooperaccion, Oxfam America in Peru and Oxfam America in Washington and other NGOs
Lead NCPPeru
Supporting NCP(s)
DescriptionSpecific instance concerning the non-observance of the OECD Guidelines by Doe Run Peru S.R.L. and The Renco Group Inc.
Theme(s)Concepts and principles, General policies, Environment, Disclosure
Date24 Feb 2011
Host country(ies)Peru
Industry sectorMining and quarrying

Read the final statement published by the NCP of Peru – 18 September 2019

On 24 February 2011, a group of NGOs (Cooperaccion, Movimiento por la Salud de la Oroya, Forum Solidaridad, Red Uniendo Manos Peru, Oxfam America, Peru and Oxfam America, Washington) submitted a specific instance to the Peruvian NCP alleging that Doe Run Peru S.R.L. and The Renco Group Inc. did not observe the Guidelines in connection with the La Oroya Metallurgical Complex’s operations in Peru, a metal processing complex and smelter. The submitters alleged that the company did not comply with Peruvian and international standards environmental and human health standards.

The NCP held meetings with both the submitters and company, and offered its good offices. Following these meetings, however, the parties did not follow up with the NCP to undertake good offices. As a result the NCP published its final statement on 18 September 2019, concluding the case.