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“They have a history of poisoning black communities in the US and they should not be poisoning the largest African city on the continent.”

Voting is now open in this year’s Corporate Hall of Shame! Take the first step toward holding some of the most abusive corporations accountable for profiting at the expense of people’s lives: vote for the most abusive corporation!

The ‘Our Water, Our Right Coalition’ has commended the 23 members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) and Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) in the United States for supporting Lagos residents in their struggle against water privatisation.

The 'Our Water, Our Right Coalition,' a civil society-led advocacy, has commended the 23 members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) and Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) who wrote a letter of solidarity siding with Lagos citizens in their struggle against water privatisation.

Members of the Congressional Black and Progressive Caucuses stand in solidarity with Our Water, Our Right coalition in Nigeria in protecting water systems from privatization.

On Wednesday, 23 members from the Congressional Black and Progressive Caucuses issued a letter of solidary to the Our Water, Our Right Coalition in Nigeria which is leading an ongoing struggle for water access.

The U.S. government, at the behest of the infant formula industry, bullied governments into weakening safeguards that protect mothers and newborns. Stand with us as we continue a 40 year legacy of challenging corporate abuse.

In Lagos, Nigeria, massive corporations like Veolia are trying to control our water systems. If they succeed, it could have huge consequences for millions of people in Lagos, as well as the rest of Africa and the wider world.

Water is one of our most essential resources. But across the globe, corporations are vying to gain control of and commodify this basic human right. And Lagos, Nigeria, a city of more than 20 million people, is the epicenter of the movement challenging water profiteers and demanding public water.

Ocean at dusk with city in the background.

On World Oceans Day, learn how water issues around the globe are all connected.