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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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A historic first step for multinationals’ duty of care!

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Strengthening corporate accountability

March 31, 2015 – Yesterday the French National Assembly passed a bill at first reading on the duty of care of parent companies and...

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2022 World Cup in Qatar: Sherpa Files Complaint against Vinci Construction and the Management of its Qatar Branch QDVC

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

Paris, 24th March 2015 – Sherpa files a complaint against Vinci Construction Grands Projects (VCGP) and the French managers of its Qatari...

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European Commission “Tax transparency package”: when transparency continues to rhyme with confidentiality

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement, Laundering, Tax evasion

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 – Today, the European Commission published its new “Tax transparency package” in response to the...

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Second Bill on Multinationals’ Duty of Vigilance: Little Change in Committee Stage

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Strengthening corporate accountability

Paris 11th March 2015. Tabled on 11th February by the socialist group, the new draft law on the duty of vigilance has just been scrutinized...

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Long awaited investigation into Glencore for alleged tax dodging, shows EU Bank’s lack of transparency and vulnerability to abuse

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement

Brussels – 5 February 2015- The European Investment Bank (EIB) is virtually powerless in the face of abuse of its own funds, an...

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COMILOG: 20 years for victims’ voices to be heard and it’s still a matter of uncertainty

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

Paris, Friday, January 30—SHERPA welcomes the decision taken by the Cour de Cassation (French Supreme Court) this Wednesday which, by...

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CSO Comments on EIB transparency policy

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement

    Brussels, 26-01-2015 To: Directors of the European Investment Bank Ref:  Draft EIB transparency policy Dear Madam, Sir: We...

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Transparency in the extractive industries: what will change on 1 January 2015 with the new law

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement

Paris, 19 December 2014 – The law which introduces the obligation for the petroleum, gas, mining and forestry industries to publish all...

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Launch of support website for Antoine Deltour, tax avoidance whistleblower.

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Tax evasion

Paris, 18 December 2014 – As Antoine Deltour, whistleblower behind the “Luxleaks” scandal concerning the tax avoidance of hundreds of...

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