• Getting Corporations Out of Government

    Corporate capture of our public institutions is one of the biggest threats to democracy and to the protection of human rights.

When corporations have outsized influence over legislative and regulatory bodies, courts, and elections, they can successfully evade accountability and manipulate the State into putting corporate profits ahead of the public interest. The results of corporate capture are devastating.

For instance, important environmental protections have been gutted to benefit the fossil fuel industry and key labor protections reversed to allow companies to benefit at workers’ expense. It is imperative that we monitor and push back against the corporate capture of our democratic institutions.

News & Features

  • Corporate Capture and Democracy: Building our Collective Future
  • ICAR and SOMO issue a statement supporting a corporate capture provision in draft Treaty during Fourth OEIGWG session
  • ICAR and Co-signers Submit Letter Concerning Mr. Jay Clayton's Confirmation Hearing

Corporate Capture and Democracy: Building our Collective Future

Last week, I had that honor yet again as I spoke on a panel that was moderated by Tom Perriello, the Executive Director of Open Society-U.S. and former Member of the U.S. House of Representatives.

ICAR and SOMO issue a statement supporting a corporate capture provision in draft Treaty during Fourth OEIGWG session

October 19, 2018 - During the 4th session of the open-ended intergovernmental working group (OEIGWG) on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights, ICAR and SOMO issued a statement to support article 15.3 of the zero draft which addresses the issue of corporate capture.

ICAR and Co-signers Submit Letter Concerning Mr. Jay Clayton's Confirmation Hearing

ICAR and Co-signers Submit Letter Concerning Mr. Jay Clayton's Confirmation Hearing

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