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

Time: 09.30 - 16.00 - Date: 30/10/15
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.
Spare a thought for big business lobbyists who are apparently “less successful than citizen groups at lobbying EU legislators” according to this research.

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