PCWP and others v. Glencore
Jurisdiction: Australian Securities and Investments Commission; Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Side A: Lock the Gate Alliance (Ngo)
Side A: The Plains Clan of the Wonnarua People (Tribal government)
Side B: Glencore (Corporation)
Core objectives: Whether Glencore, in its representations about decarbonisation plans and engagement with Traditional Owners, is engaging in misleading or deceptive conduct under the Corporations Act and/or Australian Consumer Law. Further, whether advertising material containing those representations breaches the Australian Advertising Codes.
SummaryA legal complaint was lodged on behalf of The Plains Clan of the Wonnarua People (PCWP) and Lock the Gate Alliance, with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) regarding Glencore’s misleading claims about climate impact and its behaviour towards Traditional Owners.
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