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Climate change litigation against Total: a first victory for the NGOs and local authorities

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

Paris, 11 February 2021 – In the climate change litigation against Total, the tribunal ruled in favour of the 5 NGOs and 14 local...

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Strengthening Corporate Accountability: Toward an Ambitious European Legislation on the Duty of Vigilance

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Front page, Protecting the public debate, Research and Studies, Strengthening corporate accountability

Adopted in 2017 after a long advocacy, the French law on the duty of vigilance is a world first in the fight against the impunity of...

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The agreements concluded by companies before the National Contact Point of the OECD must be respected

-Press release-en, Access to justice, Advocacy, Front page, Strengthening corporate accountability

Judicial Court of Nanterre, January 21, 2021 Nanterre, January 21, 2021 – Hearing day in the case initiated against Bolloré by a...

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Sherpa announces the strengthening of its Board of Directors

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Paris, November 24th, 2020   – At the end of September, Sherpa’s General Assembly elected four additional members to...

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“Mining with meaning”: the content of vigilance plans is still insufficient according to a new study published by Sherpa

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Environment and Climate, Front page, Research and Studies

Paris, October 29, 2020 – In a study on vigilance in the supply chains of minerals used in the energy transition, Sherpa highlights...

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Complaint in France against BNP Paribas, Société Générale, Natixis, CIC and Rivage Investment for money laundering and concealment

-Press release-en, Front page, Laundering

Paris, October 05, 2020 – On September 30, 2020, Sherpa and the Daphne Caruana Galizia Foundation called on the National Financial...

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Indigenous organisations and NGO coalition warn top French supermarket Casino: do not sell beef from deforestation in Brazil and Colombia – or face French law

-Press release-en, Environment and Climate, Front page, Strategic litigation

Paris, 21 September 2020 – An international coalition of associations (Canopée, CPT, Envol Vert, Mighty Earth, Notre Affaire à...

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Continuing opacity: the court denies access to information on perenco’s oil activities

-Press release-en, Access to justice, Environment and Climate, Front page

Paris Court of Appeal’s ruling, September 17, 2020 Paris, September 17, 2020 – The Court of Appeal denied Sherpa and Friends of the...

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Sherpa calls for an investigation into the involvement of a former high-ranking French official in a suspicious operation in Guinea

-Press release-en, Corruption and embezzlement, Laundering

Paris, 31 July 2020 – Sherpa has asked the national financial prosecutor’s office to open an investigation into...

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McDonald’s France, Yves Rocher, Nestlé France, France Télévisions, Primark France… 27% of companies would have failed to comply with the French Law on the Duty of Vigilance

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Paris, 29 June - On 27 March 2017, the French Law on the duty of vigilance was enacted. This law is unprecedented and has a clear ambition:...

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“Ill-gotten gains”: Rifaat Al Assad, uncle of the Syrian president, convicted in France for laundering to the detriment of the Syrian people

-Press release-en, Corruption and embezzlement, Front page, Laundering, Tax evasion

Paris, 17 June 2020 – The Paris court sentenced Rifaat Al-Assad, uncle of Syrian ruler Bashar Al-Assad, to 4 years in prison in...

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Election of Laura Rousseau to the Board of the UNCAC International Coalition against Corruption

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement, Front page

Paris, June 10, 2020 – Laura Rousseau, head of Sherpa’s “Illicit Financial Flows” programme, has been elected to...

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Ending Gag Lawsuits in Europe Protecting Democracy and Fundamental Rights

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Front page, Protecting the public debate

The problem: gag lawsuits against public interest defenders The EU must end gag lawsuits used to silence individuals and organisations that...

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