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There are several ways to get involved in our work here at Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO).

Lobby tour on the TTIP

Call for internship

Corporate Europe Observatory is looking for an intern to join our climate team. See details here: http://corporateeurope.org/internship

Conferences, events, actions

Corporate Europe Observatory is involved in a range of actions, e-actions, conferences and other events. Check the upcoming events to find out more and join us!

Stay in touch and help us spread the news

Subscribe to our e-newsletter to make sure you stay up-to-date with our latest work. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for daily updates and insights into what’s going on inside the EU's 'Brussels bubble'. CEO also has accounts on Flickr, YouTube and Vimeo.

And if you like what you see, why not recommend friends and colleagues to follow us?

Donate

Our independence is vitally important to our work, which is why CEO doesn’t accept any funding from the EU, governments or companies. We rely on grants and donations from engaged individuals. Please consider making a donation to support our work. Your funds, big or small, can help us increase our work exposing lobbying scandals and boost our campaigning against the capture of EU policy-making by big business.

Guided tours

When the weather allows it, CEO organises guided lobby tours of the EU quarter. We walk visitors around key lobby landmarks in the capital and explain how corporations manage to influence the EU institutions. Lobby tour dates are announced in our newsletter, on social media and in our events section. If you wish for us to arrange a guided tour for groups, please use the compulsory 'lobbytour' form and fill it with the details (group size, profile, preferred language, possible dates,...) and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Tips

If you have some information you want to share with us, you can write to ceo@corporateeurope.org.

 

 
Press release

COP21 sponsors are not so climate friendly!

CEO joins NGOs in highlighting concerns that the talks are being captured by big polluters.
While large energy companies are quick to spend heavily on lavish conferences, they are much less forthcoming when it comes to transparency of their lobby activities. This article looks at some of the most important energy companies lobbying the EU and tracks their disclosures in the EU’s voluntary lobby transparency register in 2013 and 2014.
An investigation led by research and campaign group Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO) and journalist Stéphane Horel exposes corporate lobby groups mobilising to stop the EU taking action on hormone (endocrine) disrupting chemicals (EDCs). The report sheds light on how corporations and their lobby groups have used numerous tactics from the corporate lobbying playbook: scaremongering, evidence-discrediting, and delaying tactics as well as the ongoing TTIP negotiations as a leverage.
Group aims to closely follow the developments on Better Regulation and the initiatives and actions from the Commission, Parliament and Member States in this area.

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