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[PDF] [full report] Water justice for all: global and local resistance to the control and commodification of water

Author: Friends of the Earth, Published on: 1 January 2003

The privatization of water sources around the world is a growing problem. Water is a basic human right...Rather than reducing poverty, water privatization often means that the poorest families are no longer able to afford clean water. [refers to Suez, Vivendi Universal (now Veolia Environnement), Thames Water (part of RWE), Bechtel, Edison (Italy), Minera Quellaveco (joint venture of Anglo American & IFC), Alstom, Enron, Wessex Water, Danone, Coca-Cola, Nestlé, Unilever, Heineken]

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Related companies: Alstom Anglo American Bechtel Coca-Cola Danone Edison (Italy) Enron Heineken Nestlé RWE Suez Thames Water (part of RWE) Unilever Veolia (formerly Vivendi Environnement) Wessex Water