Publications

Wal-Mart's Political Profits

Publication Date: 

January 1, 2005

Corporate Accountability International created STANDARDS OF POLITICAL CONDUCT FOR CORPORATIONS as our vision and goals for how corporations should function in the political arena. These standards lead us toward a safer, healthier, more democratic world. We see how Wal-Mart stacks up

against several key standards.

Written Testimony Regarding the Central American Free Trade Agreement

Publication Date: 

January 1, 2005

The International Labor Rights Fund (ILRF) is deeply concerned about ongoing labor rights violations in Central America. The current, neo-liberal economic model forces developing countries to compete against one another to attract new investment by offering low wages and foregoing enforcement of labor and environmental laws. Indeed, such competition is the greatest barrier to the enforcement of labor laws, as countries legitimately fear that multinationals will move to the country offering the greatest freedom to operate with impunity from national law.

Petition to Remove Guatemala from the List of Beneficiary Developing Countries Under the Generalized System of Preferences

Publication Date: 

December 13, 2004

Petition submitted by the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) and the U.S. Labor Education in the Americas Project (USLEAP) before the United States Trade Representative (USTR) on December 13, 2004, to remove Guatemala from the list of beneficiary developing countries under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) and from the list of beneficiary countries under the Caribbean Basic Economic Recovery Act (CBI).

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