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Sherpa is joining the suit brought against AREVA for corruption of foreign public officials as a civil party

-Press release-en, Corruption and embezzlement, Strategic litigation

Paris, 8 December 2015 In 2007, AREVA bought URAMIN, a company which owns operating licenses in South Africa, Namibia and the Central...

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Rejection of the law on the duty of care: the Senate votes for upholding the impunity of multinationals

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Strengthening corporate accountability

On 18 November 2015, the senators have rejected, in a tense atmosphere, the proposed law relating to the duty of care of parent companies...

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Let Us Put an End to Human Rights Violations: Effective Corporate Accountability Now !

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Strengthening corporate accountability

Paris, 17 November 2015, Sherpa has been a pioneer in the campaign for the accountability of multinational corporations since 2001....

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“Blood Minerals”: a large majority of French people in favor of binding legislation

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Strengthening corporate accountability

October 25, 2015 – On October 27, representatives from European Union governments will debate a draft regulation on the traceability...

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Duty of care of multinationals: Attempt by the Senate rapporteur to obstruct democratic debate and bury the law.

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Strengthening corporate accountability

  Paris, 13th October 2015 – In view of tomorrow Wednesday 14th October’s review of the proposed law pertaining to...

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Local partners muddy waters of Total’s offshore contracts

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

Source : The Times- Marcus Leroux, September 1 2015 It was Bastille Day in the Republic of Congo and Total had a new contract to...

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Open letter to Mr. Eydoux, President of the National Bar Council on a resolution of 29 and 30 May on the diligence of multinationals.

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Strengthening corporate accountability

    21 July 2015, Dear Sir, It is with astonishment and perplexity that we read the resolution of the National Bar Council on the...

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20 June 2014 | “Banks: Defences or sieves for money-laundering?” Symposium

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Sherpa will take part in the symposium “Banks: Defences or sieves for money-laundering?” organised by the tax and legal havens Platform...

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Rana Plaza, already 2 years – Complaint against Auchan for misleading commercial practices: the associations take civil action

-Press release-en, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Strategic litigation

Meeting on Wednesday 10 June 2015 in front of the Lille High Court at 11am to formally file the complaint     Press release – 8...

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Open letter to members of the European Parliament regarding European regulation of conflict minerals

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Strengthening corporate accountability

18 May 2015 The European Union (EU) encompasses some 500 million consumers and represents both the largest economy and the largest economic...

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Vinci in Qatar: Nanterre’s public prosecutor launches a preliminary investigation

-Press release-en, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Strategic litigation

Paris, April 27, 2015—On March 23, 2015, Sherpa filed a complaint for forced labor and servitude against Vinci Construction Grands...

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Two years after the Rana Plaza tragedy: we must wait no longer to definitively pass the bill on the duty of care

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Strengthening corporate accountability

23/04/2015 On the anniversary of the Rana Plaza catastrophe, civil society organisations request that the government announce the date of...

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Legal action against Vinci in Qatar: Vinci institutes defamation proceedings, claiming exorbitant damages from Sherpa Organisation and its employees

-Press release-en, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Strategic litigation

Paris, Thursday, 16 April 2015 – in response to the proceedings we instituted against Vinci Construction Grands Projects and its Qatari...

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Azerbaijan: EITI Board should sanction government for civil society crackdown

-Press release-en, Access to justice, Advocacy

  280 groups from 35 countries urge the EITI Board to protect free and independent civic participation in the initiative. In a letter...

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Complaint against Vinci Construction, Vinci denies the charges but the evidence is there

-Press release-en, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Strategic litigation

Paris, April 2, 2015—On March 23rd, Sherpa filed a complaint against Vinci Construction for forced labor, servitude and concealment with...

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