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Fwd: 4/13-15/02, NYC - Corp. Accountability Conference
Apologies for Cross-Postings
I went to this last year in Dallas, TX. It was a great experience! I
encourage all those interested in working with businesses to hold them
environmentally and socially accountable to attend. There are real skills
to be learned, and a great network of long-time activists in many diverse
fields to connect with.
>Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2002 14:54:29 -0600
>From: Campaign ExxonMobil <email@example.com>
>Subject: EMPOWERING DEMOCRACY CONFERENCE!
>April 13-15, 2002, New York City
> From Enron to Exxon, Dow to Dupont, Citigroup to Chevron, corporations
> are growing more powerful than governments, violating human rights,
> decimating our environment, and destroying cultures worldwide. Join the
> nation's most successful corporate campaigners in a three day conference
> and skills share on how to run and win corporate campaigns!
>Invited Speakers Include:
>John Passacantando - Greenpeace USA
>Randy Hayes, Rainforest Action Network
>Naomi Klein, Author "No Logo"
>and more ...
>Skills trainings in:
>Influencing a Corporate Board
>Legal Tools to Take on Corporations
>To apply, or for more information on last year's conference, check
><http://www.empoweringdemocracy.org/>, which will be updated soon and
>regularly. Some scholarships may be available. Apply fast - limited spaces
>* The Corporate Campaign Working Group is a coalition of Campaign
>ExxonMobil, Texas SEED Coalition, Co-op America, Rainforest Action
>Network, Power Shift, Free the Planet!, CorpWatch, Global Exchange,
>INFACT, STARC, US Public Interest Research Group, Tri-State Coalition for
>Responsible Investment, ACERCA, Interfaith Council on Corporate
>Responsibility, Corporate Campaign, Inc., Healthcare Without Harm, POCLAD,
>CERES, ForestEthics, AFL-CIO, Friends of the Earth, and others.