Brussels, 17 September 2012 – Transparency campaigners say that Commission proposals to tackle the dominance of corporate lobbyists in its advisory groups do not go far enough – and that instead new rules must be introduced to protect the legislative process from corporate capture.
Brussels, 13 September – Lobbyists representing chemical companies and manufacturers of air conditioning equipment, cooling systems, heat pumps and refrigerators from around the world are targeting Brussels in an attempt to block regulation of damaging hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), one of the fastest growing sources of greenhouse gas emissions in the world.
The bank fails to answer the allegations concerning President Draghi’s membership of lobby group, lobby watchdog says
The European Central Bank appears to be in denial, Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO) said today, following the Bank’s formal response to the EU Ombudsman, following the complaint submitted by CEO regarding ECB President Mario Draghi’s membership of the Group of Thirty.
Brussels, 27 June – A formal complaint has been made with the EU Ombudsman concerning the President of the European Central Bank President’s membership of a banking lobby .
Brussels, 26 June 2012 - The future of agricultural research under the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and Horizon 2020 is under threat according to a new analysis by Corporate Europe Observatory, published today (Tuesday) .
Brussels, 25 June - The EU Transparency Register, jointly launched by the European Commission and the Parliament a year ago today (Monday), fails to give a full and accurate picture of lobbying activities in Brussels, according to a new report by the Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (Alter-EU) .
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Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO) is a research and campaign group working to expose and challenge the privileged access and influence enjoyed by corporations and their lobby groups in EU policy making.