Author: Communication Sherpa

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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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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Procedures & milestones : EIB-Uganda

-Press release-en

March 2007: Agreement by the World Bank to finance the Bujagali hydroelectric dam project in Uganda. The first complaint to the World Bank...

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Procedures & Milestones : Ill-Gotten Gains – Equatorial Guinea

Corruption and embezzlement, Strategic litigation

May 2007 and July 2008: The associations Sherpa, Survie, and the Federation of Congolese of the Diaspora file a complaint before the...

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Procedures & Milestones : Areva – Niger/Gabon

Labor rights and Modern slavery, Strategic litigation

2003: Sherpa and CRIIRAD (the independent commission for research and information on radioactivity) are alerted by the Nigerian...

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Procedure & Milestones : Ill-Gotten Gains, Gabon

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

May 2007 and July 2008: The associations Sherpa, Survie, and the Federation of Congolese of the Diaspora file a complaint before the...

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Procedures & Milestones : Ill-Gotten Gains – Congo Brazzaville

Corruption and embezzlement, Strategic litigation

May 2007 and July 2008: The voluntary associations Sherpa, Survie and Fédération des Congolais de la Diaspora filed a complaint with the...

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Procedures & Milestones : COMILOG Faces a Group of Former Employees

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

November 9, 2007:  867 former employees of COMILOG (beneficiaries), represented by maître Eric Moutet, the lawyer responsible for the...

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Procedures & Milestones : Moppani Copper Mines – Zambia

Environment and Climate, Strategic litigation

12 April 2011: Sherpa (France), the Centre for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) (Zambia), the Declaration of Berne (DdB) (Switzerland),...

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Procedures & Milestones : Michelin in India, the civil society is heard?

-Non classé-en, Environment and Climate, Strategic litigation

July 10, 2012: Submission of the NCP by Sherpa, Tamil Nadu Land Rights Federation – TNLRF (India), Thervoy Grama Makkal Munnerta Nala...

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Procedures & Milestones : DLH-Liberia

International crimes, Strategic litigation

18 November 2009: SHERPA, Global Witness, Greenpeace France, Friends of the Earth, and Alfred Bronwell brought a complaint before the...

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Procedures & milestones : Socapalm

Environment and Climate, Strategic litigation

Precisions : On 3 December 2010 Sherpa filed a complaint with the CED, FOCARFE (two local NGOs) and Misereor against the Bolloré Group...

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Auchan and the Rana Plaza, deceptive business practices?

Labor rights and Modern slavery, Strategic litigation

Country: Bangladesh Company targeted: Auchan   An overview of the facts and proceedings…  The Rana Plaza collapsed on 24 April...

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