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Rete Legalità per il Clima (Legality for Climate Network) v. Intensive livestock farming multinational companies operating in Italy

Jurisdiction: OECD National Contact Point


Side A: Rete Legalità per il Clima (Legality for Climate Network) (Ngo)


Side B: Intensive livestock farming multinational companies operating in Italy (Corporation)


Core objectives: Whether the practice of intensive livestock farming in Italy is compatible with the climate emergency.


Summary
On December 6, 2021, the “Rete Legalità per il Clima” ("Legality for Climate Network") – a network of Italian lawyers and researchers committed to enforcing climate justice against public institutions and private companies – submitted to the National Contact Point on the OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises at the Italian Ministry on Economic Development a specific instance addressed to multinational companies operating in the field of intensive livestock farming in Italy. The action aims to initiate a procedure before the National Contact Point directed mainly at verifying and challenging the compatibility with the climate emergency of the practice of intensive livestock farming, which generates large quantities of various greenhouse gases, starting with methane.
Case documents

from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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