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Organization Name

Royal Dutch Shell plc

Case Story Title

Road-testing the Human Rights Compliance Assessment tools - Case study for EHRBP II

Case Story Date


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

Case Story Category

Internalization Project

Countries of Impact

Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Sudan

Case Description

The case story describes Shell's use of business and human rights tools, especially the Human Rights Compliance Assessment(HRCA)Tools to respect and support human rights abd to avoid complicity in human rights abuses.



Esther Schouten


Marie Busck and Marina d' Engelbronner (peer review)
Danish Institute for Human Rights / Human Rights and Business

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