Corporate Europe Observatory

Exposing the power of corporate lobbying in the EU



Capturing COP21 - Cororate influence and the UN climate summit in Paris

The corporate lobby tour

Murky channels for corporate influence in the European Parliament.
A new briefing in English (below) by AITEC and CEO explains why TTIP, and especially regulatory cooperation, could put a stranglehold on our ability to create the energy transition required to tackle climate change.
A new briefing in French and English by CEO shows how Solutions COP21 in Paris, which is supposed to showcase climate solutions during COP21, is in fact just a corporate greenwashing vehicle that also enables big business to buy access to decision makers. Aimed at activists, the 4-page briefing is a what's what on (false) Solutions COP21.
Civil society groups denounce the Commission's plan for a Capital Markets Union. No lesson has been learnt from the financial crisis, they say.

Stop the Crop

Alternative Trade Mandate