The cleanup process is estimated to take at least 30 years before all the swamps, fishing grounds and mangroves are restored. An agreement on the cleanup was signed in Nigeria in 2015, but to date nothing much has happened. If different parties are responsible for the oil spills, should they also be held responsible for the oil spill cleanup process?
Carine Smith Ihenacho from The Government Pension Fund Global (Oljefondet) came to talk about active ownership and responsible investment.
Matthew Renshaw, a solicitor at Leigh Day, the law firm that has raised the legal case against Shell on behalf of two Nigerian communities.
Lazarus Tamara, Europe representative for Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP).
Moderator was Jonas Holmquist from The Association for International Water Studies (FIVAS).
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