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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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5 December 2008

[PDF] Human Rights Translated: A Business Reference Guide

Author: OHCHR, IBLF, UN Global Compact & Castan Centre for Human Rights Law at Faculty of Law, Monash University [Australia]

Readers are guided through each of the rights contained in the UN treaties...and given a description of what each right means in general terms and how it may be relevant to a company’s activities...To bring reality to the report, each description of a...

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12 October 2009

Niger Delta - Shell, Elf want Ecowas court suit dismissed [Nigeria]

Author: Davidson Iriekpen, This Day [Nigeria]

Shell Petroleum Develop-ment Company (SPDC) and Elf Petroleum Nigeria Ltd have asked the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice in Abuja to dismiss a suit instituted against the oil companies by the Registered Trustees of the Socio-Economic Rights &...

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27 November 2009

Nigeria: UN Environment Programme launches assessment of oil-contaminated Ogoni region, paid for by Shell

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27 November 2009

UNEP Launches Assessment of Oil-Contaminated Sites in the Niger Delta

Author: UN Environment Programme (UNEP)

A major assessment of the impacts of oil production in the Ogoni region of the Niger Delta was jointly launched today by the Governor of Rivers State and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Bori, Nigeria. The assessment, which was...

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30 November 2009
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Author: Service d'information des Nations Unies

Une évaluation menée par le Programme des Nations Unies pour l'environnement (PNUE) avec le soutien du gouverneur de l'Etat de Rivers, au Nigéria, va analyser pendant un an l'impact de la production pétrolière en termes de pollution sur les eaux du...

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18 January 2011

N’ Delta: FG, NNPC can be sued but not Shell, ELF, Chevron, & Total, rules ECOWAS Court [Nigeria]

Author: Socio-Economic Rights & Accountability Project (SERAP)

The ECOWAS Community Court of Justice in Abuja has held that it has jurisdiction to entertain a case brought by the Registered Trustees of the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) against the Federal Government and six oil...

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10 February 2011

New briefing on business & human rights in Anglophone Africa, by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

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10 February 2011

[PDF] Business & human rights in Anglophone Africa – A round-up of recent developments

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This briefing highlights reports from a range of sources about how businesses have impacted human rights, positively and negatively, in Anglophone Africa over the past year... [Headings:] Examples of the “resource curse” ...HIV/AIDS and TB...Dams:...

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4 August 2011

[PDF] Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland [Nigeria]

Author: United Nations Environment Programme

This report presents the results of an environmental assessment…in Ogoniland, Nigeria. The study covers thematic issues of contaminated land, groundwater, surface water and sediments, vegetation, air pollution and public health…Ogoniland has witnessed...

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1 February 2012
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Author: Geert van Vliet et Géraud Magrin, CIRAD, pour l'Agence française de développement

[Le Centre de Ressources sur les Entreprises et les Droits de l'Homme a invité la CNPC à répondre à ce rapport. Sa réponse et disponible (seulement en chinois) dans le document ci-dessous.] Ce livre aborde les facteurs qui influencent la gestion...

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