Strengthening corporate accountability litigation

French construction giant Vinci under judicial investigation for its construction sites in Qatar

Front page, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Press release-en, Strengthening corporate accountability litigation

Paris, 10 November 2022 – A few days before the 2022 World Cup kick-off, French construction giant Vinci Construction Grands Projets...

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French oil company Perenco sued over environmental damage in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Environment and Climate, Front page, Press release-en, Strengthening corporate accountability litigation

Paris, November 9, 2022 – Sherpa and Friends of the Earth France, supported by the  Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA-US),...

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Complaint for complicity in war crimes in Yemen: How could French arms companies be linked to the conflict in Yemen?

Front page, International crimes, Strategic litigation, Strengthening corporate accountability litigation

27 September 2022 – On 2 June 2022, Sherpa, alongside Mwatana for Human Rights and the European Centre for Constitutional and Human...

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Aiding and abetting war crimes in Yemen: Criminal complaint submitted against French arms companies

Front page, International crimes, Press release-en, Strategic litigation, Strengthening corporate accountability litigation

Paris/Sana’a/Berlin, 2 June 2022 – Today, Mwatana for Human Rights, the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR)...

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Charges Confirmed against Lafarge for Complicity in Crimes against Humanity in Syria

Front page, International crimes, Press release-en, Strategic litigation, Strengthening corporate accountability litigation

Paris/Berlin, 18 May 2022 – Today, the Investigative Chamber of the Paris Court of Appeals decided: French multinational Lafarge is...

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Auchan and deceptive business practices : NGOs appeal the decision to dismiss the case

Front page, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Press release-en, Strategic litigation, Strengthening corporate accountability litigation

Paris, 12 May 2022 – Investigating judge dismissed the case against Auchan, following a complaint for misleading business practices...

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NGOs call out to Perenco: end the opacity to put a stop to the impunity of the multinational

Corporate capture litigation, Environment and Climate, Front page, Press release-en, Strengthening corporate accountability litigation

Paris, 28 July 2021 – In a letter made public today, Sherpa, Friends of the Earth France and Avocats sans Frontières call the oil...

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Lafarge/Syria: French Supreme Court decision postponed to 7 September 2021

Front page, International crimes, Press release-en, Strengthening corporate accountability litigation

Paris/Berlin, 15 July 2021 – Today, the French Supreme Court (Cour de cassation) was expected to issue its decision in the case...

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Supreme Court hearing on Lafarge/Syria: Crucial verdict expected on corporate responsibility

Front page, International crimes, Press release-en, Strategic litigation, Strengthening corporate accountability litigation

Paris/Berlin, 8 June 2021 – Following today’s hearing on French company Lafarge and its involvement in the armed conflict in Syria...

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