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International network for democratic control over international finance.
Coalition against BAYER-Dangers
Critical watchdog and campaign group on German-based chemical giant Bayer.
Central and Eastern European NGO Network for Monitoring the Activities of International Financial Institutions.
The Corner House
UK-based research and campaign group which aims to support the growth of non-discriminatory civil society in which communities have control over the resources and decisions that affect their lives and means of livelihood. The Cornerhouse produces highly recommendable briefings.
UK-based group researching and exposing crimes and hypocrisies of corporations that refuse to act in a responsible manner.
US-based research and campaign group exposing corporate greed by documenting the social, political, economic and environmental impacts of transnational giants. Maintains a highly recommendable web site.
Critical Shareholders Association (only a few pages in English)
Umbrella of over 30 German shareholder activist groups demanding environmental protection, social justice and respect for human rights from corporations like Krupp, Siemens and Daimler.
Publishes an excellent magazine and maintains a database on social and environmental record of major TNCs.
Friends of the Earth International (FoEI)
Global umbrella of over 58 groups campaigning for sustainability.
GRESEA (Groupe de Récherche pour un Stratégie Economique Alternative)
Belgian research and campaign group on TNCs and global economic justice.
GM WATCH is a news and research service reporting on the growing concerns about genetic engineering, also known as genetic modification or GM. GM WATCH has developed a particular focus on the use of hype, propaganda and spin to promote this technology, and on exposing the role played by corporate-friendly scientists, industry front groups, PR companies, lobbyists, and political groups.
IBFAN (International Baby Food Action Network)
A partnership of over 150 groups in over 90 countries aimed at improving infant health. It monitors corporate practices relating to baby food and hold a successful boycott against Nestlé.
International Forum on Globalization (IFG)
Coalition of activists and scholars opposed to neoliberal globalisation.
German civil society initiative informing about lobbying, PR and think tanks.
The UK-based LobbyWatch helps track deceptive PR involving lobbyists, PR firms, front groups, political networks and industry-friendly scientists..
The single most extensive resource on the web on McDonalds. Includes links to many other progressive sites, but also to the web sites of companies like Nestlé and Unilever.
The Multinationals Resource Center
The US-based Multinationals Resource Center (MRC) is a project of Multinational Monitor magazine. MRC is designed to help activists, journalists, academics and others who need information on the activities of corporations operating in their communities.
Norwatch (The Future in Our Hands)
Research and campaign group which monitors TNCs based in Norway.
OneWorld is dedicated to harnessing the democratic potential of the internet to promote human rights and sustainable development
Peoples Global Action (PGA)
Global network of movements opposing the WTO and 'free trade'.
Polaris is designed to enable citizen movements to re-skill and re-tool themselves to fight for democratic social change in an age of corporate driven globalization.
Public Citizen -- Global Trade Watch
Campaigns against unfair, unsustainable international trade and investment policies.
Rising Tide Coalition
Rising Tide is a coalition of groups and individuals committed to a grassroots approach to fighting climate change.
Monitoring PR and spin in the public interest. SpinWatch exists to provide public interest research and reporting on corporate and government public relations and propaganda.
Monitoring the state and civil liberties in the European Union.
Good info on access to documents from European Union institutions
Transnationale, collects and diffuses crititical information on transnational corporations.
Third World Network
Network of groups and individuals in the South that campaigns for a fair distribution of the world's resources and for just and sustainable development models.
Transnational Institute (TNI)
Progressive international network of scholars and activists.
Network Women In Development Europe (WIDE)
WIDE works to influence European and international policies and to raise awareness on gender and development issues, with the objective of empowering women worldwide.
World Development Movement (WDM)
The World Development Movement tackles the underlying causes of poverty. We lobby decision makers to change the policies that keep people poor. We research and promote positive alternatives. We work alongside people in the developing world who are standing up to injustice.