Corporate Accountability

Corporate Accountability stops transnational corporations from devastating democracy, trampling human rights, and destroying our planet.

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Thursday, January 18, 2018
NPS Advisers Resign While Corporate Interests Reign Supreme at DOI
Please see below for a statement from Corporate Accountability Campaign Director Lauren DeRusha Florez: "From opening up our shores to drilling to rescinding common-sense policies like the National Park Service bottled water free policy, Secretary Zinke’s top priority seems to be checking every box...
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Friday, December 15, 2017
GOP Tax Plan Is Of, By and For the Corporations
Today , Republicans are expected to release the final language of their tax reform bill with the intention of voting on it early next week . The bill, the largest tax reform effort in nearly a generation, is centered around delivering immense cuts to corporations, a move that the majority of people...
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Thursday, November 30, 2017
Pompeo Brings State Dept. From Bad To Worse
Today, White House officials confirmed a new plan to oust Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and replace him with C.I.A. director and former member of Congress Mike Pompeo. It’s rumored that Tillerson may be forced out in the next few weeks with Rep. Pompeo to step in by early 2018. Rep. Pompeo, who...
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Tuesday, October 10, 2017
CPP Repeal: US Brings Nothing But Oil, Gas, Coal to COP23
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Director Scott Pruitt is to file his proposal to repeal the Clean Power Plan today. While this announcement is catastrophic for U.S. climate policy, it also has implications for next month’s round of the negotiations at the United Nations Framework Convention...
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Newswire article
Thursday, July 20, 2017
STATEMENT: Tillerson’s Exxon Violated Russian Sanctions, Should Step Down
Please see Corporate Accountability International spokesperson Gigi Kellett’s statement below: “It should really come as no surprise that Exxon Mobil would violate the law in order to advance its profit interests. Nor is it a surprise that Trump Administration officials--Rex Tillerson in particular...
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Newswire article
Thursday, June 01, 2017
With US Withdrawal, Countries Must Leave Trump Behind, Move Forward
Statement from CAI president Kelle Louaillier “This decision will have far-reaching implications for people, the planet and the future of the Paris Agreement. But, a U.S. withdrawal would not mean the U.S. government will walk away. In fact, this move would almost guarantee that the Trump...
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Newswire article
Monday, May 01, 2017
New Report: Big Polluters Have Backdoor Access to UNFCCC
Today, Corporate Accountability International released a new report “Inside Job: Big Polluters’ lobbyists on the inside at the UNFCCC,” exposing the dirty fossil fuel trade associations that are stalking the halls of the U.N. climate talks to undermine, weaken, and block progress. The report...
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Newswire article
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
70,000 Demand Obama Protect Climate from Trump Denialism
Just one month from inauguration and with confirmation hearings looming for President-elect Trump’s climate-denier cabinet, an international coalition of human rights and environmental groups is appealing to President Obama to take one final action to advance justice and action on climate change in...
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Newswire article
Thursday, December 03, 2015
Corporate Greenwashing, Cooptation of Policymaking Undermining COP21
The first days of climate talks have played out some predictable story lines. Global North leaders like President Obama have made lofty commitments. Global South governments have demanded less lip service and more action. But today: a new wrinkle. Civil society is advancing an urgent new agenda to...
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Monday, November 23, 2015
New Exposé Unearths True Dirt Behind COP21’s Corporate Sponsors
Today, Corporate Accountability International released a new report , “Fueling the Fire: The corporate sponsors bankrolling COP21,” exposing the filthy track record of the corporations sponsoring the Paris climate talks. With less than one week before the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) of...
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