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Press release: Against expectation, Canterbury dumps Veolia!

Pro-Palestine campaigners celebrate Veolia’s loss of £40million contract in Canterbury: a PSC press release

Wednesday 31st October 2012

Veolia Environment has failed in its bid to secure an 8-year, £40 million contract with Canterbury City Council in Britain. The council announced today that the current holder, Serco, was the successful bidder. This was despite Veolia’s website headline on November 10, 2010, that it had won a joint contract worth a total of £70 million awarded by Dover District Council, working in partnership with Shepway District Council and Kent County Council.

Veolia has been a target for human rights campaigners

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“Boycott businesses that profit from Israeli settlements” – UN Special Rapporteur

NEW YORK (25 October 2012) – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territories, Richard Falk, today called on the UN General Assembly and civil society to take action against Israeli and international businesses that are profiting from Israeli settlements.

Highlighting the activities of Caterpillar Incorporated (USA); Veolia Environment (France); G4S (United Kingdom); The Dexia Group (Belgium); Ahava (Israel); the Volvo Group (Sweden); the Riwal Holding Group (the Netherlands); Elbit Systems (Israel); Hewlett Packard (USA); Mehadrin (Israel); Motorola (USA); Assa Abloy (Sweden); and Cemex (Mexico), Mr. Falk noted that a wide

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Natural History Museum – Avaaz petition

Dump Veolia as sponsor of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition

Please sign this Avaaz petition addressed to the Natural History Museum:

As admirers of your inspiring Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibitions we call on you to seek another sponsor and break links with Veolia because of that company’s “grave misconduct” in linking Israel to its illegal settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories and its complicity in Israel’s breaches of international law.

 

Why this is important:

The Natural History Museum’s inspiring Photographer of the Year exhibition is marred by its choice of sponsor Veolia, which provides

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Natural History Museum – press release

Press release – for immediate release

London, UK 18th October 2012

Natural History Museum London faces protests over choice of exhibition sponsor

Campaigners have vowed to protest throughout the next five months outside the Natural History Museum in London over the identity of the corporate sponsor of ‘The Wildlife Photographer Of The Year’ exhibition. The exhibition is sponsored by Veolia, a French multinational that campaigners say is directly complicit in serving and linking Israeli Settlements which are illegal under international law.

Amongst other actions, campaigners plan to pressure the Museum to drop Veolia as sponsor by asking museum-goers to

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Welcome to the Dump Veolia Information Group Website

We are a group of UK-based campaigners against Veolia and act as a point of contact for Dump Veolia BDS campaigners in the UK. We aim to provide campaigners with information, assistance, advice, activist tools, legal analysis and factual updates about Veolia and its activities in Occupied Palestine.

Email us if you need help.

To help us keep track of local campaigns please let us know when you start one and how it progresses. We intend to produce a brief monthly digest on campaign progress and relevant developments. Let us know if you want to be put on the

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