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DIY: How to sue a company like Shell?


In May, a Dutch court passed a landmark ruling in the case Milieudefensie v Royal Dutch Shell. The court ordered Shell to cut its emissions by 45% in 2030. This is the first judgment in which a multinational corporation is held responsible for its contribution to climate change. During this event we will launch a manual that describes how to sue a company like Shell and aims to inspire others to fight big polluters. The manual explains how to set up a campaign, collect sufficient crowdfunding, conduct research and build the legal foundations of a similar case.

Contributors: Donald Pols – director of Milieudefensie, online contribution by lawyer Roger Cox, various partners from the Global South, Human rights expert, Several members of the team that helped to beat Royal Dutch Shell



November 9, 2021
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm UTC+0
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Adelaide Place
209 Bath Street
Glasgow, G2 4HZ United Kingdom


In Person or Digital
English, BSL
Main Hall

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