Corporate Accountability

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

Releases by this organization

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...
Read more
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...
Read more
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...
Read more
Newswire article
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...
Read more
Newswire article
Friday, October 23, 2015
Evidence Mounts that Corporate Interference is Dismantling Climate Policy Progress
On the heels of new findings that corporate influence is undermining climate policy progress globally and a U.S. Congressional call for an investigation into ExxonMobil, civil society is mounting a historic campaign to jettison polluters from climate policymaking. The campaign and new global...
Read more
Newswire article
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Shareholders Vote for McDonald’s to Assess Its Health Impacts
Today shareholders voted on a resolution requiring McDonald’s to assess whether it’s doing enough to address increasing concerns and pressure to limit the fast-food environment. The resolution received a 6.3 percent vote; an impressive showing considering the Board’s opposition.
Read more
Newswire article
Wednesday, May 08, 2013
This Mother's Day: Moms Aren't Lovin' It
This Mother's Day - as McDonald's meets intensifying scrutiny of its marketing with new tactics to hook kids on its product - a broad coalition of moms from prominent bloggers to a bestselling author is calling on the burger giant's CEO, Don Thompson, to give moms a break.
Read more
Newswire article
Monday, November 26, 2012
Global Tobacco Treaty Meetings Marred by Industry Interference
Today, global tobacco treaty negotiations concluded after a week of Big Tobacco’s attempts to derail, distract, and intimidate 175 countries from strengthening lifesaving measures required by the public health treaty. Despite the industry’s underhanded tactics, governments made concrete progress.
Read more
Newswire article
Monday, November 12, 2012
Parties Prevail in Adopting Landmark Illicit Trade Protocol Despite Industry Interference
Today delegates from across the world began a week of negotiations to further strengthen the global tobacco treaty – the world’s first public health and corporate accountability treaty - but not without a fight from Big Tobacco. In the lead up to the Seoul negotiations, the World Health Organization, which administers the treaty, deemed the tobacco industry’s interference in these negotiations and the implementation of the treaty as the single greatest threat to its success.
Read more
Newswire article
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Growing Number of Shareholders Vote for McDonald’s to Assess its Health Impacts
Today McDonald’s shareholders voted on a resolution requiring the corporation to publicly assess its impacts on public health. The resolution received a 6.4 percent vote, up from an introductory 5.9 percent vote last year – impressive showings for a measure opposed by the Board and challenged at the SEC by the corporation.
Read more

Pages