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Organization Name

Sasol Ltd.

Case Story Title

Understanding the implications of the Global Compact Human Rights Principles for petrochemical investment activities in developing countries: A case study of Sasol - Case study for EHRBP II

Case Story Date

2008/03/14

Issues Addressed

  • Principle 1 - Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights
  • Principle 2 - Make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses
  • Principle 6 - Eliminate discrimination in respect of employment and occupation

Case Story Category

Internalization Project

Countries of Impact

Mozambique

Case Description

The case study describes Sasol's investment in countries with human rights concerns at the example of the Mozambique Natural Gas project which weny along with the resettlement of the inhabitants in that area. Sasol developed a Resettlement Planning and Implementation Programme (RPIP) with the aim of ensuring the equitable and fair treatment of the people as regards the resettlement, compensation and related aspects such as property rights infringements) associated with the Natural Gas Project.

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Authors

Jonathon Hanks
Visiting Senior Lecturer at the University of Cape Town
jon@incite.co.za


Dr. Ralph Hamann (peer review)
University of Cape Town
Ralph.Hamann@uct.ac.za

Contact Person

None

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