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An online magazine and resource center designed to provide activists, journalists, students, teachers and policy makers with an array of tools to investigate and analyze corporate activity. Documents the social, political, economic and environmental impacts of large transnational corporations.
Students for Informed Career Decisions
Provides information sheets on the environmental and labor practices of corporations that recruit on college campuses - including Disney, which is embroiled in a labor controversy.
Expose of The Bilderberg Club
"...somebody has to take governments' place, and business seems to me to be a logical entity to do it." - David Rockefeller
Child Slave Labor News
Information on companies worldwide that are known to use sweatshop labor and child labor. Also some Good companies. Produced by Immaculata High School students.
Adbusters: USA (TM)
Article on the hidden history of corporations in the US - how initial controls on abuse of power by corporations were steadily rolled back.
Architects and Engineers for S R
Promotes socially responsible ethic in use of technology, work for the abolition of weapons of mass destruction, and campaign on specific environmental issues. UK site.
Military-Industrial Complex Revisited
Asks if there are certain corporate operations inextricably connected with what U.S. President Eisenhower called "The Military-Industrial Complex".
Do Corporate Operations Prey?
Corporate Predators web site, article on "The Hunt for Mega-Profits and the Attack on Democracy."
Robert A. G. Monks
This former corporate insider and former Maine-based U.S. Congressman has written several insightful looks at how corporations' operations may be inherently destructive to the environment, human beings, and our rights with ideas on improving the situation.
RAFI: Rural Advancement Foundation
Canada based nonprofit, activist group's site. Their goals are conservation and sustainable improvement of agricultural biodiversity; socially responsible development of technologies useful to rural societies. RAFI does not "pull its punches" on its white papers.
Center for Global Ethics
Dialogue among representatives of all major religious groups plus global business code of ethics.
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Covers over 1000 companies, over 160 countries, over 150 topics. The site is composed of links to a wide range of materials published by companies, NGOs, governments, intergovernmental organisations, journalists, academics, etc. It includes reports of corporate misconduct as well as positive examples of "best practice" by companies.
Tracks corporate activity, especially in the Third World, focusing on the export of hazardous substances, worker health and safety, labor union issues and the environment.
iMedia Connection: How's Your Reputation?
Article suggests that actively managing what search engines say about your business can head off costly attacks.
Citizen campaign working to reassert citizen control over corporations like Citigroup and set the standards by which the global economy will operate. Includes how to get involved and research tools.
An Ottawa-based non-profit, non-partisan citizen advocacy organization that focuses on democratic reform and government and corporate accountability in Canada.
Foreign Policy and Corporate Operations
Research paper on U.S. policy in Asian Pacific Econ Cooperative: Does (1) US promotes an economic model that downplays human rights and sustainable development. (2) Â U.S. policy has focused on enhancing U.S. corporate interests rather than addressing the social and ecological costs of the current economic crisis?
Multinationals and Mother Earth
Do global capital flows inherently challenge the environment? White paper on corporate operations, as they effect the environment today.
Corporate Predators: The Hunt for Mega-Profits and the Attack on Democracy. This book by by Mokhiber and Weissman details corporate operations that threaten human rights and relations.
C.M.V.Clarkson, Law Professor at University of Leicester has published numerous scholarly papers on corporate accountability. This is one of them.
undesign - a plan for all seasons
Reflections on the wisdom of Tibor Kalman, social responsibility, and a designer's role in the digital age.
Campaign to Ban Landmines
Human Rights Watch update (March, 1999) on the continued use of land mines encouraged by President Clinton and midwest defense firm.
To Transform the "World of Work" by an informal, expanding coalition of citizens concerned about what's happening in the business world.
Environmental finance company that researches and rates companies based on their environmental performance or "eco-efficiency".
The One and Only Anti-Music Industry Website
Analyzes, examines, and exposes what it calls "the tasteless and evil practices of the music industry".
Students against Lethality
Subscription page of Students for Change, permits networking with other activists on businesses affecting Human Rights.
McDonaldization of Society
A discussion of McDonaldization of American Society, emphasizing both its benefits and problems, and how to deal with it in daily life.
Free subversive software for the CueCat home barcode scanner, designed to dig up any dirt on the manufacturer/seller using the DC database and Google.
International coalition against corruption in international business transactions and seeking increased government accountability.
XAT Peaceful Revolution Network
A barter organization uses XAT units as an alternative to money to purchase goods and services. Writings on the history of money and a Journey guide.
People of Faith Network
Presbyterian group which unites local congregations, to get corporations to simply disclose their practices instead of hiding them.
People of Faith Network
Fights oppression of third world human beings by firms like Wal-Mart and Disney, simply asking for honest disclosure.
Socially Responsible Investment Coalition
Aimed toward increasing corporate accountability through education and action alerts.