TITLE

Road to Hell

AUTHOR(S)
Maass, Peter
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
New Republic;1/31/2005, Vol. 232 Issue 3, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the impact of the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria on local political and environmental conditions. Claim that Shell has failed to complete the community development projects promised to the local village of Elem Sangama; Claim lack of corporate social responsibility contributes to political violence in Nigeria; Details of an internal report issued by Royal Dutch/Shell which criticizes the company's impact on political stability in Nigeria; Impact of the report on Shell's policies toward Nigerian communities.
ACCESSION #
15780149

 

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