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Week of Action: Hundreds of actions take place against ISDS and corporate impunity

The Rights for People, Rules for Corporations – Stop ISDS campaign held a week of action across Europe between 10-18 October. From stalls and stunts to protests and petitions, activists across Europe used a variety of ways to get the message across loud and clear – we reject ISDS and corporate impunity. The week kicked …

Campaigners across Europe to stage “week of action” against corporate impunity

Hundreds of protests break out across Europe against corporate impunity Campaigners call for end to obscure “ISDS” system used by multinationals use to bully governments Activists demand progress at UN negotiations in Geneva towards a strong Binding Treaty on transnational corporations and human rights. Golden Toilet Brush Awards for “evil corporations” launched – presentations to …

SAVE THE DATE: One week to FLUSH away ISDS & corporate impunity 11-19 Oct 2019

Do you think corporations have too much power in society? Don’t you think it’s time we held them to account for the things they do wrong (and get away with)? Do you think it is unfair that people across the world lack access to basic justice while the multinationals have their own separate system of …

Want to use cancer-inducing herbicide? Thank God we didn’t pass TTIP!

Great news from Austria for campaigners for a better food system. The Alpine nation has decided to move towards banning glyphosate – a potentially cancer-causing herbicide. Better known by its brand name Roundup, glyphosate has been at the centre of controversy for several years now after the World Health Organisation found that the substance was …

Call to Action – Week of Action Against ISDS & Corporate Impunity (11-19 Oct 2019)

It’s official. Our alliance of over 200 social movements, unions and civil society organisations will stage a series of actions across Europe in October to make our opposition to ISDS & corporate impunity crystal clear. We are planning actions in towns and cities across the continent. But special mention goes to Geneva where delegates will …

The young rebel against environmental chaos, but we need to beat corporate power first

A generation is rebelling. Across the world, young people are protesting the destruction of their futures. New movements like Extinction Rebellion and Fridays for Future (made famous by Greta Thunberg) join existing ones in the coalition fighting to save the future of our world. If you’re like me, you’ll welcome the anger we’re seeing from …

The ECJ verdict changes nothing – ISDS may not be illegal but it is immoral

This morning the European Court of Justice passed its judgment on the compatibility of the investment chapter of the EU-Canada CETA agreement with EU law. Unfortunately for campaigners fighting hard against the corporate stitch-up that is CETA, the court decided that the ISDS part of the deal was in fact compatible with EU law. This …