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Bringing major corporations to book for their crimes

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 This article appeared in print under the headline “Nowhere to run…”

29 April 2013 by Fred Pearce

  • Book information
  • Just Business: Multinational corporations and human rights by John Gerard Ruggie
  • Published by: Norton
  • Price: £14.99

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Other examples he discusses include the toxic solvents and child labour used to make fashionable Nike sportswear in the 1990s, and the 60-year battle of the impoverished Ogoni people in Nigeria against Royal Dutch Shell, whose shareholders made billions as the Ogoni forests were poisoned by oil. read more

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Shell says refinery incident ‘contained’

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Financial Post Staff | 13/04/26

Three workers at a Shell Canada refinery in Sarnia, Ontario were sent to hospital Friday morning following a hydrogen sulphide exposure at the facility.

“Shell can confirm the three workers were exposed to hydrogen sulphide (H2S) while cleaning equipment at the refinery,” a company statement said. “The workers are in local hospital in stable condition.”

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