Corporate Accountability

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

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Friday, December 06, 2019
New Research: The Big Polluters Bankrolling COP25
New research reveals that the corporations bankrolling this year’s UN climate talks in Madrid, COP25, are some of Spain’s biggest polluters and tied to human rights abuses, shady lobbying and greenwashing around the globe. The infographi c ( Español ) and fact-file , released on “Business and...
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Wednesday, December 04, 2019
Hundreds of Thousands of People, 200 Organizations to UNFCCC: Make Big Polluters Pay
Today, on the third day of the 25th Conference of the Parties (COP25) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), representatives from a global coalition delivered a resounding call to governments to hold polluting industries liable and make them pay for the damage they’...
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Friday, April 05, 2019
In Response to Mounting Pressure, Providence Mayor Ends Water Privatization Plan
Today, in response to months of community opposition, Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza announced that he was backing away from a plan to privatize the city’s water system. In February, the Rhode Island state legislature began considering two bills that would enable Providence’s water to be privatized...
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Tuesday, December 04, 2018
Global Climate Coalition Issues COP24 Demands, Calls for an End to Corporate Capture
Today, people issued a unified, global call to governments: Listen to people, not polluters at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s 24th Conference of the Parties (COP24). The People’s Demands , a call from more than a quarter million people and more than 330 organizations...
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Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Trump's "Smog and Mirrors" Power Plan
Today, the Trump administration released its rewrite of the Clean Power Plan, following the administration’s repeal in October 2017. It was recently revealed that former fossil fuel industry lawyer, William L. Wehrum was at the center of the administration’s overhaul of the plan. Please see...
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Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Exxon’s Tillerson Out, Koch’s Pompeo In
Today, President Trump announced via Twitter that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been fired and that C.I.A. director and former member of Congress Mike Pompeo will be nominated as his replacement. Rep. Pompeo, who represented Wichita, Kansas, where Koch Industries is based, has been called...
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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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