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Celebrating Yul Francisco Dorado, a determined visionary

We mourn the loss of our dear friend and Latin America Director Yul Francisco Dorado, and we are deeply grateful for the ways he changed this world for the better.

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At the U.N. climate negotiations, we are partnering with climate justice allies and calling for bold action to protect climate policy from the influence of the world's biggest polluters.

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Hold Exxon accountable for decades of deception and denial about the existence of climate change. Call on your Attorney General to investigate Exxon.

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With CCFC, our new action center is breaking the spell of McDonald’s marketing.

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Successes

Tobacco

Global Tobacco Treaty Embraced Around the World

After the unanimous adoption of the global tobacco treaty, we launched a whirlwind grassroots campaign with governments and allied organizations across the Global South, swelling the number of ratifying countries from approximately 40 to 175 today.

Impact Area Public Health

Food

McDonald’s Shareholders Vote for Health

At McDonald's shareholders meeting we worked with allies to advance a first-of-its-kind resolution calling on the burger giant to document the impact its business is having on public health.

Impact Area Public Health

Water

Bottlers Agree to Label Source

The Think Outside the Bottle campaign compelled top bottler Pepsi to label the sources of its bottled water – all too often, the tap.

Impact Area Environment, Public Health

Tobacco

Boycott Breaks-Up RJR Nabisco

The organization exposed the truth behind RJR Nabisco’s family-friendly image, contributing to the breakup of the third-largest tobacco corporation in the world.

Impact Area Public Health

Food

Fast Food Feels the Heat

The organization is shifting the public climate around kid-focused junk-food marketing. In response, the fast food industry has made a wide range of changes to kids’ meals and kid-focused promotions.

Impact Area Public Health

Tobacco

Halting Tobacco Industry Interference

With our allies, we helped secure precedent-setting global tobacco treaty guidelines to prevent the industry from interfering in health policy. The guidelines have helped countries across the globe.

Impact Area Public Health

Legacy

Boycott Stops GE's Nuclear Weapons Business

In 1986, we launched the GE Boycott, ultimately compelling the corporation to stop manufacturing nuclear weapons.

Impact Area Human Rights, Public Health

Legacy

Nestlé: Groundbreaking Boycott Saves Millions of Infant Lives

In 1984, we compelled Nestlé to agree to sweeping reforms in its marketing of infant formula, helping curb its deadly human toll.

Impact Area Human Rights, Public Health

Tobacco

RJR Retires Joe Camel

Just three years after we set out to "Send Joe Camel Packing," RJR Nabisco pulled its ads featuring the iconic cartoon camel.

Impact Area Public Health

Water

Grand Canyon Clears Out Bottled Water

When Coca-Cola’s interference put the the National Park Service’s plan to end the sale of bottled water at risk, thousands of members took action. The public outcry moved the Park Service to make good on its plan.

Impact Area Environment

Water

Communities Go Bottled Water Free

Six states, 140 cities and a growing number of universities have declared an end to spending on bottled water, saving money and boosting confidence in the tap.

Impact Area Environment, Public Health

Water

Human Right to Water Upheld

Compelled by global water advocates and government champions, the U.N. General Assembly upheld the fundamental human right to water.

Impact Area Human Rights, Environment, Public Health

Water

People Go Back to the Tap

Major changes have flowed from our campaign to Think Outside the Bottle. Since its launch in 2006, 40 percent of people in the U.S. have switched from bottled water to the tap.

Impact Area Environment, Public Health

Tobacco

Colombia Passes National Tobacco Control Law

After years of grassroots organizing by a powerful coalition coordinated by Corporate Accountability International, Colombia –once a safe haven for Big Tobacco – passed a comprehensive national tobacco control law in keeping with the global tobacco treaty.

Impact Area Public Health

Corporate Hall of Shame

Columbia/HCA Shamed to Change

Corporate Accountability International supporters and allies forced hospital giant Columbia/HCA to alter policies and practices that put profits ahead of patient care.

Impact Area Human Rights, Public Health

Legacy

Oscar-Winning Documentary Exposes GE

"Deadly Deception" won an Academy Award for Best Documentary, exposing GE's role in the nuclear-weapons industry and bringing word of the GE Boycott to more than one billion TV viewers worldwide.

Impact Area Human Rights, Public Health

Tobacco

Philip Morris Forced to Change Name

We succeeded so well in connecting Philip Morris' brand image to its deadly abuses that even, after spending hundreds of millions of dollars to improve its brand, it was forced to change its name in 2003.

Impact Area Public Health

Water

Part of World Bank divests from Veolia

After escalating pressure on the World Bank to stop investing in water corporations, we’ve made a major step toward reaching this goal.

Impact Area Human Rights, Public Health

Water

Mayors Buck the Bottle

In 2008, the U.S. Conference of Mayors resolved to phase out city spending on bottled water. Cities have since saved millions of taxpayer dollars, instead promoting public water systems.

Impact Area Environment, Public Health

What's New

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The meetings follow the COP21 Earth Day ceremony in New York where 177 countries signed an historic climate change accord. Delegates from the United Nations will gather for a 10-day round of climate change talks on Monday with a focus on how to implement the agreements reached in the COP21 pact negotiated in Paris back in November.
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The pieces were in place for the water industry to take control of Wisconsin’s public water systems and reap a huge profit at the community’s expense.
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