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7 March 2005
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Author: Veolia Environnement

La Communauté d'Agglomération Nice-Côte-d'Azur (CANCA), l'Agence de l'Environnement et de la Maîtrise de l'Energie (ADEME) et Veolia Environnement s'engagent dans une démarche pilote afin de réaliser une étude approfondie sur les émissions de CO2 et d...

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28 February 2005

[PDF] Green light for Nam Theun 2 [Laos]

Author: Kevin Rafferty, Business Day [So. Africa]

A three-man World Bank advisory panel has given a green light in declaring that environmental, social and other safeguards had been more than met in planning for the [Nam Theun 2 dam] project and implementation plans should start...Even with this...

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25 February 2005

[PDF] Response to letter from EDF to the National Contact Point of France

Author: Elise Christensen, FIVAS; Grainne Ryder, Probe International; Aviva Imhof, International Rivers Network; Jan Cappelle, Proyecto Gato; Sebastien Godinot, Les Amis de la Terre

[Response to letter from EDF to the OECD Guidelines National Contact Point in France, regarding OECD guidelines complaint on social, environmental impacts of Nam Theun 2 dam project in Laos]

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22 February 2005

project website: Nam Theun 2 hydroelectric project

[see "Safeguards" for information on environmental, social impact assessments]

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16 February 2005

EDF and Sustainable Development / EDF et le développement durable

Author: EDF

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16 February 2005

Dam project in Laos acts as test case for World Bank

Author: Amy Kazmin & Andrew Balls, Financial Times

The World Bank's board will be asked in the next few weeks to endorse a $1.3bn dam in Laos worth nearly as much as the gross domestic product of one of the world's poorest countries...The Nam Theun 2 dam is a test case of the leading development...

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14 February 2005
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Author: Sébastien Godinot, Amis de la Terre

Le gouvernement français a accepté la plainte contre Electricité de France pour violation potentielle des Principes directeurs de l'OCDE à l'intention des entreprises multinationales, dans le barrage hydroélectrique de Nam Theun 2 (Laos).

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10 February 2005

[DOC] French Utility Faces OECD Scrutiny For Laotian Dam Project

Author: Proyecto Gato, Amis de la Terre

The French government has agreed to review a complaint against Electricité de France for allegedly violating OECD guidelines in planning a billion-dollar hydro venture in Laos. Electricité de France is the lead shareholder in Laos' Nam Theun 2 dam...

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1 February 2005
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Author: Escola de Cultura de Pau (UAB), Instituto Persona, Empresa y Sociedad, ESADE

Este Boletín electrónico mensual ofrece una selección de las noticias e iniciativas más importantes sobre Empresa y Derechos Humanos a escala internacional y, en especial, de aquello que acontece en España y América Latina...[se refiere a BHP Billiton,...

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15 January 2005
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Author: Bernard Duraud, L’Humanité [France]

...Suez est évincé de Bolivie et sanctionné en Argentine pour sa gestion de l’eau...L’éviction de la filiale d’eau de Suez, montrée du doigt pour ses tarifs abusifs, est l’une des principales exigences des habitants d’El Alto...Suez Environnement ...

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