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Evening debate with German politicians, unionists & Canadian activist Stuart Trew, co-organised by CEO and chaired by our trade campaigner Pia Eberhardt

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This Wednesday 11 October, an extraordinary hearing at the European Parliament will dissect the tactics which pesticide manufacturer Monsanto has used to manipulate science in order to keep its flagship product Roundup on the market. CEO's Martin Pigeon will be there to give evidence.

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Pesticide lobby groups and national farmer unions been doing some last-minute lobbying ahead of the European Parliament hearing on the Monsanto Papers.

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ECB advisory groups are used as lobby platforms by the financial industry, as our newest report shows. The expert groups counselling the European Central Bank on EU monetary policy have become dominated by representatives of some of the most influential global financial corporations.

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ECB advisory groups are used as lobby platforms by the financial industry, our new report shows. 'Open door for forces of finance at the ECB' reveals that the advisory groups counselling the European Central Bank are dominated by representatives of some of the most influential global financial corporations.

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Ahead of the European parliament vote on criteria for the definition of endocrine disrupting chemicals, our review of industry meddling in the draft and the reasons why MEPs should oppose DG SANTE’s unscientific proposal.

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Brexit could become a cash cow for law firms that make millions when corporations sue nation states via trade and investment agreements. They're paving the way for Brexit-related corporate claims against the UK & touting the UK as a gateway for future investor claims against EU member states.

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Vicky Cann from Corporate Europe Observatory will be delivering a keynote speech at Ethical Consumer's conference.

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The Comprehensive and Economic Trade Agreement between the EU and Canada (CETA) comes into force today – provisionally. A large number of citizens struggle to know what CETA actually means for them and what can be done to stop the deal, which still lacks approval from most EU member state parliaments. Our new mobile and desktop game Dodgy Deals lets players face some of the dangerous features of trade deals like CETA and shows what is at stake.

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This week marks the two-year anniversary of one of the most serious cases of corporate fraud in modern history: the Dieselgate scandal. In September 2015, car manufacturer Volkswagen was caught red-handed in the use of ‘defeat devices’ - software enabling its diesel cars to pass pollution emissions tests, while actually exceeding EU pollution limits by more than ten times once on the road.

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