As we all do our part to respond to the coronavirus, we know corporations and the rich and powerful will attempt to use this crisis for their own profit. Together we will make sure they don't get away with it.

Corporate Accountability organizer speaking truth to power at the PMI shareholders' meeting

Whenever and however they happen, corporate shareholders' meetings are a tremendous opportunity for the campaigns we wage -- because on the most important day of the year for massive corporations, we get to speak truth directly to power.

Here’s some of how we at Corporate Accountability are caring for ourselves, each other, and the global community: We are working remotely and we are not traveling. We are showing up as we are; we are supporting each other across distance, leaning in to love rather than fear. We are connecting with each other, our allies, and our board digitally, exploring new ways to meet and organize so that we can contribute to the transformational change our world greatly needs, in solidarity with a broader movement for justice and liberation. We are staying grounded in our vision of a beautiful world where all people and living creatures can thrive.

Slick corporate PR just won’t cut it anymore: By publicly exposing the truth, you are shifting public opinion on the urgent need to check corporate power and reclaim our democracy.

We need people like you raising your voices and demanding systems and policies that will ensure that corporations can’t abuse people and the planet without facing real consequences. And this month, you took action to bring us closer to that reality.

Big Polluters unleashed the full weight of the U.S. and other Global North governments at the latest U.N. climate talks. But their bullying didn’t work, as the climate justice movement became a united force to be reckoned within. Read on.