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Sector: Water - Companies

AAA Servicios  Acea  Acqualatina consortium  ACUACAR  Agua Azul 
Aguas Argentinas  Aguas de Barcelona  Aguas de la Costa  Aguas de Panama  Aguas del Tunari 
Aguas Industriales de Jose  Amagua  AMGA  Apa Nova Bucuresti  Azurix 
Berlinwasser (BWB)  Biwater  Biwater (Zimbabwe)  Biwater Shellabear  Cascal 
ENI  Enron  Eurawasser  Generale des Eaux (Australia)  Generale des Eaux (France) 
Global Environmental  IACM  IASA  International Water  Izmit Su 
LASSA  Lyonnaise des Eaux France  Maverick  Maynilad Water Services  Milan South 
North West Water  Nosedo  OMI-Thames Water  ONDEO  ONDEO Degremont 
ONDEO Services  OTV  Palya  PEC  PSG 
RWE  SAUR  SAUR International  SCVK  Severn Trent 
Siemec  Sofiiska Voda  Suez  SWBNOLA  Tallinn Water 
Tecvasa  Thames (Indonesia)  Thames Water  Thames Water (UK)  TPJ 
Trienekens Schweiz AG  Triple A  United Utilities  United Water  US Filter 
Veolia Environnement  Veolia Water  Vivendi  Vivendi Water  Wessex Water Services 
YTL         

Sector: Water - Resources

Title Publication Date Subject(s) Publisher
Graft rampant in water sector  27 June 2008 Corruption and Bribery   Daily Nation 
UNDP examines priority areas for tackling corruption in Asia-Pacific  12 June 2008 Corruption and Bribery   UNDP 
Global Corruption Report 2008: Corruption in the Water Sector  1 June 2008 Corruption and Bribery   Transparency International 
Nograles nixes House probe of Hanjin row  6 May 2008 Bribery Investigations,
Corruption and Bribery  
Inquirer.net 
Another bribery scandal?  5 May 2008 Bribery Investigations,
Corruption and Bribery  
Inquirer.net 
Corruption Reduces the Basic Need for Water and Adequate Sanitation to an Elusive Dream for Billions Corruption Reduces the Basic Need for Water and Adequate Sanitation to an Elusive Dream for Billions  19 November 2007 Corruption and Bribery   The Women's International Perspective 
World Bank puts Armenian fraud case on hold  30 September 2007 Corruption and Bribery,
Whistle blowing  
The Observer 
New alliance seeks fight water sector corruption  22 August 2006 Corruption and Bribery,
Privatisation  
Reuters 
Dirty water deals cheat the poor  22 August 2006 Campaigns,
Corruption and Bribery,
Privatisation  
Inter Press Service 
Digests of Cases and Review Releases Relating to Bribes to Foreign Officials Under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977  28 February 2006 Corruption and Bribery,
Anti-corruption Instruments,
Anti-corruption Instruments  
Shearman & Sterling 
Can We Meet International Water Targets Without Fighting Corruption?  21 August 2005 Corruption and Bribery,
Privatisation  
 
Public backlash over private water deals  25 May 2005 Corruption and Bribery,
Privatisation  
The Guardian 
Veolia vs. Veracity  5 February 2005 Corruption and Bribery,
Privatisation,
Value for Money  
Public Citizen 
High Level Panel on Corruption in the Water Sector. Is Corruption Draining the Water Sector?  16 August 2004 Corruption and Bribery   Stockholm Water Symposium 
World Bank gives Acres three-year debarment as company sells out to Canadian partner  27 July 2004 Bribery Convictions,
Corruption and Bribery,
Debarring,
Public Procurement,
Public Procurement  
CIOB 
Statement by Patricia Adams to the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations by Patricia Adams, Executive Director, Probe International  25 May 2004 Corruption and Bribery,
Public Procurement  
Odious Debts 
German firm faces possible blacklisting: World Bank ponders sanctions against Lahmeyer in Lesotho corruption case  13 April 2004 Bribery Convictions,
Corruption and Bribery,
Debarring,
Public Procurement,
Public Procurement  
Globe and Mail 
World Bank statement on Lesotho Court of Appeals ruling  13 April 2004 Bribery Convictions,
Corruption and Bribery,
Public Procurement  
M2 PRESSWIRE 
Stop bribing poor nations, judges demand  11 April 2004 Bribery Convictions,
Corruption and Bribery  
Sunday Times, Zambia 
Lesotho judge ups fine for dam bribery  11 April 2004 Bribery Allegations,
Bribery Convictions,
Corruption and Bribery  
Business Report 
'Gozney wants water rates hiked'  4 November 2003 Corruption and Bribery,
Networks  
The Jakarta Post 
Lesotho to prosecute third company for bribery  28 August 2003 Bribery Investigations,
Corruption and Bribery  
 
Lesotho fines second firm for bribery  27 August 2003 Bribery Convictions,
Corruption and Bribery  
BBC 
15 companies to be prosecuted for Lesotho bribery scam  27 August 2003 Bribery Investigations,
Corruption and Bribery  
Sabcnews 
Lesotho sends a strong message on corruption: Another eight firms face charges  25 August 2003 Bribery Convictions,
Bribery Investigations,
Corruption and Bribery  
Business Day 
Acres' partners in crime. Was our federal government determined to see justice prevail? Just the opposite  23 August 2003 Bribery Convictions,
Corruption and Bribery  
National Post 
African conduit guilty in Lesotho bribe trial  13 June 2003 Bribery Convictions,
Corruption and Bribery  
The Guardian 
Profiting from Destruction  1 June 2003 Corruption and Bribery,
Privatisation  
Public Citizen, Global Exchange, Corpwatch 
Bujagali Saga Far From Over - NGO  23 April 2003 Corruption and Bribery   The Monitor (Kampala) 
Conn. mayor, convicted of corruption charges, says he will resign  29 March 2003 Corruption and Bribery   SFGate.com 
The Nutmeg State Battles the Stigma of Corrupticut  28 March 2003 Corruption and Bribery   The New York Times 
Bucharest looses about 50% of its drinking water  27 February 2003 Corruption and Bribery   Nine O'Clock website (www.nineoclock.ro - accessed 27/02/2003) 
RWE-Thames gains 15-year BOT in Izmit, Turkey  25 February 2003 Corruption and Bribery,
Privatisation  
Water Technology website (accessed: 25/02/2003) 
Water Utility Industry's Campaign Cash Fuels Effort to Privatize  12 February 2003 Corruption and Bribery,
Networks,
Networks  
Hoovers 
Intrusive arrest leaves nasty taste in mouth of Wessex chief  5 February 2003 Bribery Allegations,
Corruption and Bribery  
Financial Times 
Wessex Water CEO cleared in bribery investigation  5 February 2003 Bribery Allegations,
Corruption and Bribery  
Watertechonline 
Wessex chiefs cleared over Malaysian deal  4 February 2003 Bribery Allegations,
Corruption and Bribery  
Financial Times 
Water multinationals in retreat - Suez withdraws investment  30 January 2003 Corruption and Bribery   PSIRU 
Details of the charges against Bridgeport Mayor Joseph Ganim  6 January 2003 Corruption and Bribery   Associated Press 
Moncton residents dam P3 water plans  31 December 2002 Campaigns   Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) 
Lesotho court suspends bribery fine  11 December 2002 Bribery Convictions,
Corruption and Bribery,
Debarring,
Public Procurement  
BBC News 
Lesotho Highlands Water Project  26 November 2002 Bribery Convictions,
Corruption and Bribery  
European Investment Bank 
Consumer groups laud board's decision  9 November 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Michigan Citizen 
Special Victory On SWB Privatization  17 October 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Urban Observatory 
Acres Int'l convicted in African bribery case: Engineering firm shocked; plans appeal  18 September 2002 Corruption and Bribery,
Public Procurement  
Globe and Mail (Canada) 
Turkish officials under investigation over possible misconduct-  9 September 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Global Water Report 
Turkish officials under investigation over possible misconduct  9 September 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Global Water Report 
The curse of Azurix: Wessex chief arrested  2 September 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Global Water Report 
The Water multinationals 2002 - financial and other problems  1 August 2002 Corruption and Bribery   PSIRU 
Décision n° 02-D-44 du 11 juillet 2002 relative à la situation de la concurrence dans les secteurs de l’eau potable et de l’assainissement, notamment en ce qui concerne la mise en commun des moyens pour répondre à des appels à concurrence  17 July 2002 Privatisation,
Public Procurement  
French Ministry of Finance, Economy and Industry 
Marché de l’eau: le Conseil de la concurrence demande au ministre de remettre en cause les filiales communes de la CGE et de la SLDE  17 July 2002 Public Procurement   French Ministry of Finance, Economy and Industry 
UK firms named in Lesotho bribery verdict Dam project chief given millions to place contracts companies gave millions to dam project official  21 May 2002 Bribery Convictions,
Bribery Investigations,
Corruption and Bribery,
Debarring,
Public Procurement,
Public Procurement  
Guardian 
Bribe exposure  20 May 2002 Bribery Allegations,
Bribery Convictions,
Corruption and Bribery,
Debarring,
Public Procurement,
Public Procurement  
Channel 4 
Information on International Water and parent companies  22 April 2002 Networks   Solidarity with Cochabamba water uprising International Water Holdings B.V. -- Fact File 
Lesotho Shames SA With Its Resolve to Stamp Out Bribery  18 April 2002 Bribery Convictions,
Campaigns,
Corruption and Bribery  
Sunday Times 
ACEA: IL CDA APPROVA IL BILANCIO 2001  25 March 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Acea Press Releases 
Relazione sulla gestione, Bilancio d’esercizio ACEA S.p.A., Bilancio consolidato Gruppo ACEA - 2001  25 March 2002 Corruption and Bribery   Acea Annual Report 2001, pp. 28-29, 226 
The Water Barons  6 March 2002 Corruption and Bribery,
Privatisation  
ICIJ web site 
BOLIVIA: Water and sanitation concession  4 March 2002 Networks   IFC website 
Report: Water industry's cash to political campaigns helps fuel effort to privatize  14 February 2002 Corporate Accountability,
Corruption and Bribery,
Networks,
Networks,
Privatisation  
WaterTEch.online web site (accessed 25 February 03) 
An Open Letter to Mr. Riley, CEO, Bechtel Enterprises - From Jim Schultz, The Democracy Center  1 February 2002 Networks,
Privatisation  
Defend the Global Commons, Vol. 1, N. 1, February 2002, p. 14 
Trying holidays for Maseru corruption accused  20 January 2002 Corruption and Bribery,
Debarring,
Public Procurement,
Public Procurement  
IVO Group 
Consumer Advocate Exposes Consultant’s Bias Toward Privatizing Stockton’s Water Systems  17 January 2002 Corruption and Bribery,
Privatisation,
Privatisation  
Public Citizen 
Privatization: Rip-Offs and Resistance (Jan/Feb 2002)-  1 January 2002 Accountants and Auditors,
Corruption and Bribery  
Multinational Monitor Web site 
Firm Linked to Estrada Got Metro Manila Garbage Contract  1 December 2001 Corruption and Bribery   TAG web site 
Ondeo wins a new contract in Milan and now treats wastewater for over 2 million inhabitants  5 November 2001 Corruption and Bribery,
Privatisation  
Suez Press Releases 
New Orleans’ Effort To Privatize Its Water And Sewer Systems: An Analysis  1 September 2001 Bribery Allegations,
Corruption and Bribery,
Privatisation  
Public Citizen 
The Big Greedy A Background Check on the Corporations Vying to Take Over New Orleans’ Water System  1 September 2001 Corruption and Bribery   Public Citizen 
Administracion del agua en America Latina y el Caribe en el umbral del siglo XXI  1 July 2001 Corruption and Bribery,
Networks,
Privatisation  
Serie Recursos Naturales e Infrestructura 27, Division de Recursos Naturales e Infraestructura, UN ECLAC 
R `0.4m Bribery Trail led to Sole Court Told  17 June 2001 Bribery Investigations,
Corruption and Bribery,
Public Procurement  
Business Report 
Federal probe turns focus to sewer system contracts  14 June 2001 Bribery Allegations,
Corruption and Bribery  
The Connecticut Post 
Federal probe turns focus to sewer system contracts  13 June 2001 Bribery Allegations,
Corruption and Bribery,
Privatisation  
The Connecticut Post 
Montedison sotto scalata - I francesi di Edf al 20%  23 May 2001 Networks   Il Sole 24 Ore 
Edf domani annuncia il 20% in Montedison  22 May 2001 Networks   La Repubblica 
Lessons from Argentina: The Buenos Aires Water Concession  26 April 2001 Corruption and Bribery,
Privatisation,
Networks  
Queen's University Research Series #2 
Vivendi Environnement Wins Contracts In Morocco  1 March 2001 Networks   News 
World water briefing: privatization and transparency   1 March 2000 Corruption and Bribery,
Privatisation  
PSIRU 
Affermazione di ACEA ed IMPREGILO in Sud America -Ad Acea ed Impregilo verrà assegnata una concessione idrica in Lima, Perù.  12 January 2000 Corruption and Bribery   Impregilo Press Releases 
Urugay y la gestion de sus recursos hidricos  1 January 2000 Corruption and Bribery,
Networks,
Privatisation  
SAMTAC (South American Technical Advisory Committee), Global Water Partnership 
Privatisation, multinationals and corruption  1 July 1999 Corruption and Bribery,
Privatisation  
PSIRU 
PRIVATIZACIONES DE OSE EN MALDONADO - El prontuario de un interesado  23 October 1998 Corruption and Bribery,
Networks,
Privatisation  
BRECHA 
EIB finance for the Lesotho Highlands Water Project  4 June 1998 Corruption and Bribery,
Public Procurement  
Press Release 
IDB ALSO APPROVES $24.3 MILLION FOR SANITATION IN CARTAGENA  25 February 1998 Corruption and Bribery   IADB Press Releases 
Privatization Tidal Wave IMF/World Bank Water Policies and the Price Paid by the Poor    Corruption and Bribery   Multinational Monitor 
Electrical company charged    Bribery Allegations,
Bribery Convictions,
Corruption and Bribery  
 
ISSUE LIBRARY: Enron    Corruption and Bribery    
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