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22 November 2013
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Author: Veronique Le Billon, Les Echos (France)

...l'ONG Oxfam France et l'association nigérienne Rotab « dénoncent l'opacité et les pressions qui entourent la renégociation » des contrats liant Areva au Niger pour la production d'uranium...les conventions minières arrivent à échéance à la fin de l...

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16 October 2013

Business and human rights: does reality match the rhetoric?

Author: Anna Turrell & Jon Woodhead, DNV Two Tomorrows, on Guardian Sustainable Business blog (UK)

The Tomorrow's Value Rating 2013 (TVR) an annual study conducted by DNV Two Tomorrows, underlines the difficulties of moving from agreement to execution [on business & human rights]. Over half of the assessed companies support the UNGPs, but they...

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8 September 2013
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Author: David Perrotin, Metronews (France)

Le combat judiciaire des employés contre une grande entreprise peut souvent se révéler être un enfer. Mais quelques fois, la justice parvient à condamner ces groupes pour "faute inexcusable"...A l’instar d’EDF qui a été contraint d’indemniser de 95...

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12 July 2013
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Author: Bettercoal

Versión 1 27 de junio del 2013 (Aprobada por los miembros de Bettercoal el 12 de julio 2013...

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13 March 2013

Energy giant EDF drops lawsuit against climate change protesters after backlash

Author: Simon Read, Independent [UK]

Energy giant EDF...dropped a £5m law suit against 21 climate change protesters that shut down the company’s new West Burton gas-fired power station last October. Campaigners claimed the climb down as a major victory after a backlash in which hundreds...

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1 December 2012

[PDF] Use of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) in Sustainability Reporting by European Electricity Companies

Author: Tim Steinweg & Joseph Wilde-Ramsing, SOMO

This is the first known study that takes a detailed look at the use of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Framework...We were not prepared for the overwhelming number of discrepancies in company reporting and the GRI Application Level they use.....

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26 July 2012
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Author: Bureau de l’Ambassadeur en charge de la bioéthique et de la responsabilité sociale des entreprises, Ministère des Affaires Etrangères et Européennes

...[L]'apport de la pensée française a été en particulier de faire évoluer l’approche empirique de la RSE [Responsabilité Sociale des Entreprises], où les acteurs économiques prennent spontanément des initiatives responsables sur la base de principes...

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19 July 2012

Joining forces to achieve sustainable energy for all

Author: Jon Woodhead, director for Two Tomorrows, in Guardian [UK]

Leading companies are collaborating with each other, governments and NGOs to achieve greater progress towards sustainable energy...The United Nations general assembly declared 2012 the international year of sustainable energy for all, recognising that...

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6 November 2011
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Author: Nicole Vulser, Le Monde

La volonté des entreprises de mener une politique de transparence sur les années sombres de l'Occupation ne va pas de soi...En France...[l]'entreprise face à son histoire pendant l'Occupation a longtemps été un sujet tabou...Les historiens se sont...

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12 September 2011

Blast at French nuclear site kills one

Author: Peggy Hollinger, Financial Times

A furnace used to treat low grade nuclear waste exploded at a nuclear site in southern France...killing one person and injuring four others. France’s nuclear safety authority said there were no radioactive leaks from the explosion at the waste...

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