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Part III, 10 The Limits to Investment Stability: Environmental and Human Rights Issues

From: International Energy Investment Law: The Pursuit of Stability (2nd Edition)

Peter D Cameron

From: Investment Claims (http://oxia.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved. date: 30 September 2022

Some stabilization clauses can be used to limit a state’s action to implement new social and environmental legislation to long-term investments.UN Special Report.1 10.01 The long-term stability of investments in energy and natural resources is increasingly being tested by actions that stem from the exercise of host state competences in areas that have steadily moved from peripheral significance in international investment towards the centre. Essentially, these concern climate change policies, environmental and social sustainability, and human rights.2 Support for...
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