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Elf Aquitaine (now part of Total)

Member of UN Global Compact

In 2000 Elf Aquitaine merged with Total Fina to form TotalFinaElf, which changed its name to Total in 2003.

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15 November 2002

The Field Marshal [chapter 9 of "The Business of War"]

Author: Center for Public Integrity’s International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

[regarding arms dealer Jacques Monsieur; refers to Elf Aquitaine / TotalFinaElf, Republic of Congo, Gabon, Angola, Iran, Burundi, France, Belgium]

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Article
1 January 2003

Corporate Responses to Climate Change

Author: Frans van der Woerd, David Levy & Katie Begg (eds.), Greener Management International: The Journal of Corporate Environmental Strategy and Practice (no. 39)

includes chapters on: "An Overview of Corporate Strategies" [refers to BP, Lafarge, General Motors, DuPont, Boeing, Hewlett Packard, IBM, Intel, Shell, United Technologies, Whirlpool, Deutsche Telekom, Gerling Group, Munich Re, Ford, Coca-Cola, Alcan,...

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19 May 2003

A Catalogue of Failures: G8 Arms Exports and Human Rights Violations

Author: Amnesty International

As this study shows, the governments of the G8 authorize unparalleled levels of arms and related assistance to the world's armed forces and law enforcement agencies, but often to those who persistently commit gross human rights violations - equipping...

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28 July 2003

De Villepin and France must deliver on oil transparency in Congo

Author: Global Witness

Making heavily-indebted Congo’s management of oil revenues more transparent is the key to the country’s development, as the IMF and World Bank have recognised. France has a particular responsibility to help: former state oil company Elf’s secret...

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28 July 2003
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28 July 2003
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Author: Global Witness

Selon le FMI et la Banque Mondiale, une gestion plus transparente des revenus pétroliers est la clé du développement durable du Congo, un des pays du monde le plus endettés. La France a une responsabilité particulière envers le Congo. L’Affaire Elf...

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12 November 2003

Conviction of 3 former Elf executives - Global Witness says Elf system would not have existed if companies had to publish their payments to govts.

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12 November 2003

Elf verdict [in French court] jails the guilty, but their bitter legacy remains

Author: Global Witness

The conviction for embezzlement of three senior executives of the former French state oil company, Elf, is a blow against corruption in the global oil industry..."If oil companies were required to publish all their payments to governments, and...

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18 November 2003
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Author: Global Witness

Le verdict de culpabilité des trois plus grands cadres supérieurs de l’ancienne compagnie nationalisée Elf est un coup de poing pour la corruption dans le domaine pétrolier mondial. Bien que largement accueilli, le verdict n’effacera pas le douloureux...

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29 February 2004

[PDF] full report: "Time For Transparency - Coming clean on oil, mining and gas revenues"

Author: Global Witness

[refers to ChevronTexaco, ExxonMobil, Elf (now Total), Total, Likouala S.A., Agip (part of ENI), BP, Occidental Petroleum, Shell, Norsk Hydro, ConocoPhillips, SNPC, Mercator, Riggs Bank]

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