Money in Politics

Around the world, company management may give company money to politicians through any number of 'dark money' channels. Such a use of company assets may interfere with investor's interests, and corrupt societal checks and balances.



Stories


On Monday, Canada declared a Climate Emergency. On Tuesday, it approved another oil pipeline.

June 18 at 4:52 PM Canadian Prime Minister Justine Trudeau is an icon of progressive politics who h…

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Google Overhauls Lobbying and Public Affairs

Google has fired several of its largest lobbying firms as part of a major overhaul of its global go…

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Private Prisons: The Biggest Lobbying Operation?

Several industries have become notorious for the millions they spend on influencing legislation and…

1 year, 2 months

Google, Amazon, and Facebook all spent record amounts last year lobbying the US government

Uncovering and explaining how our digital world is changing - and changing us. Google, Amazon, and …

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Atmospheric CO2 - The Most Important Stat

In another alarming signal that the international community is failing to take the kind of ambitiou…

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The big corporate shift on climate change

A new coalition launched last week, a similar advocacy campaign is unveiling new corporate money to…

1 year, 2 months

Amazon Tribe Wins Legal Victory against Big Oil for Rainforest Destructions in Ecuador

On April 26th, a parade of hundreds of Waorani men and women, members of an indigenous nation in a …

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Netflix Lobbying in Europe

In the past 18 months, Netflix lobbyists have met at least 11 times with EU commissioners and high …

1 year, 2 months

Exxon Exactly Predicted Today's CO2, back in 1982

The concentration of carbon dioxide emissions in the atmosphere reached an unprecedented level this…

1 year, 2 months

Corporate Lobbying Practices Described by Politician

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) used her Twitter feed on Monday to show voters how corporate…

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Petitions


BlackRock Dimensional Fund Ad… Fidelity
Disclose Corporate Political Activity

Fossil fuel companies exert a great deal of influence over climate and energy policy at the federal, state, local and international levels – yet much

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Exxon Mobil Corpora…
Lobbying

Minimal lobbying disclosure among major corporations prevents shareholders from knowing whether companies advocate covertly for the same issues they c

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Chevron Corporation
Climate Deception and Accountability

Major fossil fuel companies have known for decades that their products—oil, natural gas, and coal—cause global warming. Their own scientists told them

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International Busin…
IBM: Disclose Your Lobbying

IBM should be more transparent about its lobbying expenditures

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Exxon Mobil Corpora…
Exxon: Disclose your Lobbying

Exxon should be more transparent about corporate lobbying expenditures designed to influence legislation and regulation

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AT&T Inc.
AT&T: Disclose Your Lobbying

AT&T should be more transparent about its lobbying expenditures

$25,494 supporting

Verizon Communicati…
Verizon: Report on Lobbying

Verizon should disclose lobbying activities and expenditures to ensure its lobbying is consistent with its expressed goals and shareholder interests

$2,455 supporting

AbbVie Inc.
Abbvie Should Disclose its Lobbying Expenditures

AbbVie should disclose lobbying activities so shareholders can assess which are consistent with the company's expressed goals.

$1,499 supporting

United Parcel Servi…
UPS: Disclose Your Lobbying

UPS should be more transparent about its lobbying expenditures

$3,096 supporting

Oracle Corporation
Oracle: Report on Lobbying

Oracle should disclose its lobbying activities and expenditures

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