Suez

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in France

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Suez merged with Gaz de France to form GDF Suez in July 2008. Suez's water & sanitation businesses were spun off at that time as Suez Environnement.

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17 March 2009

The CEO Water Mandate - Endorsing CEOs

Author: UN Global Compact

We hereby endorse The CEO Water Mandate and ask other business leaders and their companies to adopt the Mandate into their corporate policies and operations. [CEOs of: Agbar, Arup, Athens Water and Sewerage Company, Avon Metals, Banesto Bank, Bayer,...

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16 March 2009

CEO Water Mandate spurs mass protest

Author: Bobby Ramakant, in Global Compact Critics

As the 5th World Water Forum (WWF) begins in Istanbul, activists, social movements and non-governmental organizations from Turkey and around the world are holding counter events and actions that directly challenge the legitimacy of the Forum itself. As...

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11 March 2009

World Water Forum: NGOs criticise CEO Water Mandate, saying it “facilitates corporate control of water resources”

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11 March 2009

[PDF] [Letter to Ban Ki-Moon re World Water Forum]

Author: 118 civil society organisations

As the 5th World Water Forum approaches in Istanbul, Turkey, on March 16-22, 2009, we, the undersigned civil society organizations actively engaged in the struggle for water justice throughout the world, are deeply concerned about the contradictory...

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1 February 2009

"Human Rights & Bilateral Investment Treaties" - new report by Rights & Democracy

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1 February 2009
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Author: Luke Eric Peterson, Derechos y Democracia [Canadá]

La segunda mitad del siglo pasado fue testigo de la expansión de dos áreas distintas del derecho internacional: una que protege los derechos humanos y la otra que protege la inversión extranjera directa...En este trabajo se presenta el régimen de...

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1 February 2009
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Author: Luke Eric Peterson, Droits & Démocratie [Canada]

Durant la seconde moitié du 20e siècle, on a vu se développer deux champs séparés du droit international : le régime de protection des droits humains, d’une part, et le régime qui protège l’investissement étranger direct de l’autre... Ce document vise...

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1 February 2009

[PDF] Human Rights and Bilateral Investment Treaties - Mapping the role of human rights law within investor-state arbitration

Author: Luke Eric Peterson, Rights & Democracy [Canada]

The last half-century has seen the expansion of two distinctive areas of international law: one protecting human rights and the other protecting foreign direct investment... This paper introduces the foreign investment protection regime, so that human...

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28 November 2008

The Role of Business in Poverty Reduction towards a Sustainable Corporate Story? [requires free registration]

Author: Rob van Tulder, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development

This paper addresses the way in which the largest firms in the world are coping with their involvement in the issue of poverty at home and abroad…It aims at identifying and documenting various strategies that can be and are employed by corporations to...

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31 July 2008

[PDF] Business and Poverty. Innovative strategies for Global CSR

Author: CODESPA, ICEP

...economic development is an essential aspect of the global fight against poverty. As corporations are the driving force of economic development, they are central players in achieving the [Millennium Development Goals] MDGs. In 2005, the European...

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