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Corporate Europe Observatory
Exposing the power of corporate lobbying in the EU
The power of lobbies
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Vast polluter subsidies in EU emissions trading deal irresponsible and counterproductive, say NGOs
November 9th 2017
EU Commission, Parliament and Council have prolonged the future of the EU Emissions Trading System as a source of billions of euros in polluter subsidies.
Official complaint on Monsanto non-compliance with EU transparency rules
November 7th 2017
Corporate Europe Observatory has just submitted a complaint on Monsanto to the EU's Joint Transparency Register Secretariat over the pesticide manufacturer’s non-compliance with EU transparency rules.
Industry lobbying for new EU gas infrastructure risks fossil fuel lock-in
October 31st 2017
A new Corporate Europe Observatory report reveals that in 2016 alone the gas industry invested over €100m in lobbying EU decision makers. These lobby efforts threaten to lock the European Union into another 40 – 50 years of climate-damaging fossil fuel dependency.
EU to promote tool at root of global financial crash
October 23rd 2017
New research by Corporate Europe Observatory traces how financial and car industry lobbies have slipped their wishes into draft EU rules for the sale of bundled and repackaged car loans, set to be voted on in the EU Parliament plenary this Thursday.