CorpWatch

CorpWatch is a research group based in San Francisco, California, USA. The group's mission is non-profit investigative research and journalism to expose corporate malfeasance and to advocate for multinational corporate accountability and transparency. Their site states that they aim to foster global justice, independent media activism and democratic control over corporations by exposing multinational corporations that profit from war, fraud, environmental, human rights and other abuses and to provide critical information to foster a more informed public.

Recent Projects

  • Crocodyl: Pratap Chatterjee, author of Iraq Inc, Program Director and Managing Editor [1] started a project called Crocodyl, with Phil Mattera of the Corporate Research Project, Charlie Cray of the Center for Corporate Policy and Tonya Hennessey of CorpWatch. The project aims to research corporations using wiki technology and global South/North collaboration and is built on an open content model; all contributions are licensed under Creative Commons Share Alike and also under the GNU Free Documentation License. The Project Manager of Crocodyl is Ian Elwood, and its Editors are Phil Mattera, Charlie Cray, Tonya Hennessey and Pratap Chatterjee.
  • The Story Behind the Informant! As a part of Participant Media's continuing educational action campaign around corporate ethics and the movie "The Informant!," CorpWatch and Crocodyl.org have launched a case study of the Archer Daniels Midland price-fixing scandal, along with an exposé on more recent controversies surrounding the agri-business giant's global operations.[2]

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