Sign of the Times: Big oil is coming clean:
…the scale of the payment is being seen by experts in human rights law as a step towards international businesses being made accountable for their environmental and social actions.
Human rights experts believe the settlement will have a substantial impact on other multinational corporations. DiCaprio predicted it would “encourage companies to seriously consider the social and environmental impact their operations may have on a community or face the possibility of a suit”.
Thanks to Amy Belanger for bringing this story to our attention!