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Corporate Accountability’s International Policy Director Tamar Lawrence-Samuel and Walter Schuldt, chief U.N. negotiator for Ecuador and head of the G77, strategize at the 2016 U.N. climate negotiations.

Disempowering myths about social change are everywhere. We must counter them by demonstrating the empowering truth of how social change really happens.

: Corporate Accountability’s International Policy Director, Tamar Lawrence-Samuel, and Godwin Ojo, co-founder and programmes director of Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth, Nigeria, march together during the 2016 U.N. climate change treaty meetings in Marrakech, Morocco.

Corporate Accountability activates people power to challenge and change destructive corporations at every level -- from local communities to international democratic institutions. Here’s how you can get involved.

Whose tips? Our tips!

Despite our opposition, Trump’s Department of Labor has officially proposed a rule that would let corporations steal workers’ tips. Tell Congress to reject this unjust rule.

Patti Lynn organizing for the global tobacco treaty in 2004

Behind the candy hearts and commercial hype of Valentines Day’s a fundamental truth: We thrive in relationships. That’s how we make real, long-term change.

Capitol Hill

The Trump administration just released an infrastructure plan that could open the floodgates for corporations to privatize the public systems we all rely upon, like our water systems. Tell your member of Congress to reject the Trump infrastructure plan.

Certainly it is egregious that the Trump-appointed director of the CDC, purchased tobacco industry stock...But such a conflict isn’t shocking in our government, especially in this administration, and it highlights a longstanding virus plaguing our democracy: corporate conflicts of interest.

Corporate Accountability’s International Policy Director Tamar Lawrence-Samuel and Walter Schuldt, chief U.N. negotiator for Ecuador and head of the G77, strategize at the 2016 U.N. climate negotiations.

What does it take to succeed in creating social change? Corporate Accountability President Kelle Louaillier answers this vitally important question.

Adam Eichen and Francis Moore Lappé

Francis Moore Lappé, Corporate Accountability adviser and co-founder of the Small Planet Institute, reads from her book Daring Democracy with co-author, Adam Eichen in Boston.

Remembering filmmaker Debra "Chas" Chasnoff and her impact on the anti-nuclear weapons movement.

Mr. Trump’s budget proposal and infrastructure “principles” released last May, and an outline of the plan leaked last month, point to a pro-privatization approach that his pals in Davos would celebrate but would endanger basic services, enrich the private sector and force everyday people to foot the bill.

Read our statement on the continued killing of Black people.