Initial Assessment Peruvian associations and NGOs vs Louis Dreyfus Company B.V.

The Dutch NCP has accepted a notification from seven Peruvian non-profit and indigenous organizations concerning an alleged violation of the OECD Guidelines for Responsible Business Conduct by Louis Dreyfus Company B.V. on 4 September 2023.

According to the notifying party, Louis Dreyfus Company failed to conduct due diligence in its supply chain of palm oil.

The NCP is of the opinion that the notification merits further consideration and has offered its good offices to both parties. Both parties have accepted this offer.