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Volume: 10 Number: 5

Title: CorpWatch

Source/Sponsoring Agency: CorpWatch


Date Checked: 10/1/2004      Status: Active

Date Annotated: 10/1/2004

Topics: Consumer Protection Law; Environmental Law; Politics; Human Rights Law

Other keywords: World Trade Organization; Corporations; Globalization

Contents: CorpWatch is a San Francisco-based organization that provides news and analysis of national and international corporate activity. CorpWatch is specifically interested in opposing “corporate-led globalization through education, network-building and activism.” Articles are organized by issue, such as Biotechnology or the World Trade Organization, and by CorpWatch campaign topic, such as “Corporate Influence on the Elections” or “War Profiteers.” A research guide is provided, outlining the steps and resources needed to investigate a corporation’s business strategy, operations, financial status, and environmental and social record. With its stress on activism, CorpWatch provides both an email update to subscribers, as well as specific action steps for site visitors. This site targets the general public and is keyword searchable.

Author of Annotation: J. Jones

Last Modified: 6/20/2012