Corporate Power Partners

Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL)

Network

The Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL) is a “national labor center”. Consistent with its belief in social movement unionism, APL has built itself as a “multi-form center”, drawing into its fold various forms of labor organizations and not just trade unions. In the future, APL sees itself as a singular union structure consolidated along industry and geographical lines.

 

Alternative Information Development Centre

Organisation

AIDC was formed in 1996 in response to the democratic transition in South Africa and the new opportunities and challenges it brought those seeking greater social justice within the democracy. 

Coordinadora Andina de Organizaciones Indígenas (CAOI)

Organisation

The Andean Coordinator of Indigenous Organizations (IOTC) is a coordination of Andean indigenous organizations of Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru and Colombia. It was established on July 17, 2006 in its founding congress held in Cusco, Peru. Its main objective is the full exercise of the rights of indigenous peoples, particularly self-determination, land, consultation and free, prior and informed against the criminalization of applications and the militarization of the territories. Its central proposal is the construction of Good Living and Plurinational States. This does research and works for the reconstitution of indigenous peoples and their articulation with the mainland and all the social movements and develops alternatives advocacy in international forums.

Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO)

Organisation

CEO is a research and campaign group targeting the threats to democracy, equity, social justice and the environment posed by the economic and political power of corporations and their lobby groups.

Ecologistas en Acción

Network

Ecologists in Action is a federation of over 300 environmental groups distributed by towns and cities.Forms part of a social ecology, which means that environmental problems are rooted in a model of production and consumption increasingly globalized, which also derive from other social problems, and to be transformed if we want to avoid the ecological crisis.

This awareness campaigns, public complaints or legal actions against those that harm the environment, while concrete and viable alternatives made in each of the areas in which it operates.

The organization is divided geographically by federations and groups:

Enlazando Alternativas

Network

The bi-regional network Enlazando Alternativas intends to provide a space for articulation by social organisations and movements from both regions with the purpose of constructing alternative proposals of social and economic organisation from the bottom up, as well as to coordinate political and social dialogue between peoples.

ETO Consortium

Network

The ETO Consortium is a network of some 80 human rights related CSOs and academics. ETOs is short for extraterritorial obligations, the human rights obligations of states towards persons outside their territories. These obligations have so far been underused, even though they are crucial for addressing the challenges of globalization. 

Focus on the Global South

Organisation

Focus on the Global South combines policy research, advocacy, activism, and grassroots capacity-building in order to generate critical analysis and encourage debates on national and international policies related to corporate-led globalisation, neo-liberalism and militarisation.

Fundación Solón

Organisation

The Solon Foundation is a space that aims to question the economic and political system from different perspectives and fronts: art, video, research, promotion of human rights, the rights of women, the struggle against injustice. For just over a decade, the work of the Foundation has focused on amplifying the voices of discriminated and marginalised groups who question huge social inequality and call for urgent social transformation.

Hemispheric Social Alliance

Network

The Hemispheric Social Alliance is movement of social organisations, networks and sectors from the whole hemisphere of the Americas, from Canada to chile. It was formed to share information, develop strategies and promote joint actions against the proposal for a Free Trade Agreement of the Americas and against other corporate trade agreements. It succeeded in blocking the FTAA and is now pushing for alternative models of integration based on democracy, social justice, support for human rights and wellbeing.

Post Globalization Initiative

Organisation

Post-globalization initiative was first discussed at meetings between experts and activists at World Social Forum in Tunis in March 2013. Preparation for G-20 Counter-Summit in St. Petersburg scheduled for September same year became an opportunity to form a coalition of movements, non-governmental organizations, labour unions and individuals which are brought together not only by the common need to criticize the “Washington consensus” and current global economic order but also by the common will to design new policies and alternative strategies to overcome the current crisis.

War on Want

Organisation

War on Want fights poverty in developing countries in partnership with people affected by globalisation. We campaign for human rights and against the root causes of global poverty, inequality and injustice.