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Individual & Valeo Autosystemy Sp. z o.o.
Lead NCPArgentina
Supporting NCP(s)France
DescriptionSpecific instance submitted by an individual (resident of Skawina and representative of the “LICZNIK” social movement) alleging that Valeo Autostremy SP. z.oo., a Polish subsidiary of the Valeo Group (automotive sector) had not observed provisions of the OECD MNE Guidelines.
Theme(s)General policies, Human rights, Environment
Date9 Feb 2020
Host country(ies)Poland
SourceOther interested parties
Industry sectorManufacturing
StatusIn progress
Summary

Read the initial assessment issued by the Polish NCP on 18 January 2021 – English / Polish


On 9 February 2020, a resident of Skawina and representative of the “LICZNIK” social movement, submitted a specific instance to the Polish NCP alleging that Valeo Autostremy SP. z.oo., a Polish subsidiary of the Valeo Group, active in the automotive sector, had not observed the General Policies (Chapter II), Human Rights (Chapter IV) and Environment (Chapter VI) provisions of the Guidelines. The submitter claimed that the production plant located in the town of Skawina had a negative impact on the environment, notably as a result of strong smell, air pollution and excessive noise.

On 11 February 2020, the Polish NCP notified the French NCP of the receipt of the submission as the company involved is headquartered in France.

On 30 September 2020, following separate meetings with the parties, the Polish NCP decided to accept the case for further examination.

On 18 January 2021, the Polish NCP published its initial assessment and proposed its good offices to the parties.

The NCP is currently offering its good offices to the parties.