Veolia Transport (now Transdev)

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in France

Veolia Transport merged with Transdev (then part of Caisse des Dépôts) in April 2011. The resulting company is now known as Transdev and is jointly owned by Caisse des Dépôts and Veolia Environnement.

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8 June 2013

[PDF] Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin – Issue 9, June 2013

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Welcome to the 9th issue of the Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin. To assist all those following corporate legal accountability issues, we send this bulletin to highlight key developments, new cases profiled on our site, updates to...

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29 May 2013

Case profile: Veolia & Alstom lawsuit (re Jerusalem rail project)

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In October 2007, Association France Palestine Solidarité (AFPS) & the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) filed a lawsuit against Alstom and Veolia in France. The plaintiffs allege that the companies’ involvement in a consortium which...

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15 May 2013

The Global Lawyer: Kiobel's Continental Cousins

Author: Michael D. Goldhaber, Litigation Daily [USA]

On the first day of spring…I told a European audience in Paris why the law of U.S. corporate alien tort was about to wither. I expected to hear at the conference…about civil actions for corporate accountability taking root on the Continent. But I soon...

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1 May 2013

Backtracking on Responsibility: French Court Absolves Veolia for Unlawful Railway Construction in Occupied Territory

Author: Valentina Azarov, Al-Quds University, in Rights as Usual

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Veolia to respond. Veolia's response is provided below] On 22 March 2013…the Versailles Court of Appeal dismissed the case against two French companies, Alstom and Veolia, for their involvement in a...

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25 April 2013

Veolia & Alstom lawsuit (re Jerusalem rail project)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

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25 April 2013

Veolia & Alstom lawsuit (re Jerusalem rail project)

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27 June 2011

French court decision on Jerusalem light rail must be challenged

Author: Daniel Machover & Adri Nieuwhof, The Electronic Intifada

[T]he High Court of Nanterre dismissed a petition by the France-Palestine Solidarity Association...to nullify under French law contracts signed by…Veolia and Alstom for building a light rail system in Jerusalem…AFPS asserted that the…project will...

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27 April 2011

Swedish Pension Funds call on Alstom, Veolia, and Motorola to withdraw from the occupied Palestinian territory

Author: Daniel Brooksbank

The Ethical Council of the four Swedish AP buffer pension funds (AP1, AP2, AP3 and AP4) is calling on US communications giant Motorola Solutions to pull out of the Israeli-occupied territories in the West Bank. The Council wants the company, spun out...

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8 December 2010

Dutch giant PGGM reconsidering companies involved in Israel-occupied territories

Author: Leen Preesman, Investment & Pensions Europe

PGGM, the asset management of the €98bn healthcare scheme PFZW, is in discussions with "a number" of international companies for being active in the occupied territories in Israel. The engagement process follows the UN Global Compact directive on...

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29 January 2010

Palestinians irate over new Jerusalem tram

Author: Karin Laub, Associated Press

Jerusalem's first light rail starts test runs this spring,…promising to relieve the perpetual congestion. But Palestinians see no reason to celebrate. They hope to derail the $1 billion tram because they fear it will further entrench Israeli control...

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