Page for diverse actions at the Global Day of Action against a Corporate UN on August 31


earlier actions
on UN, corporate influence and greenwashing

Barcelona, March 2002: During the EU Summit where the Lobby-busters hunting for corporate logos. (Can someone send a longer story and a picture?)

Amsterdam, Februari 2002: Activists of the action group ARK disturbed the opening of the Eye-for-Energy conference about emission trading in the Okura Hotel. Armed with water pistols, blue wigs and "farting-gas" they tried to emphasize that Carbon trading "stinks" and the hunt for profits by TNC's is not a solution to counter global climate change. The demand of the occupying people was an immediate 60% reduction of the emission of greenhouse gases in line with the UN scientists' own recommendations. (more)

Paris, October 2001: Protest outside the headquarters of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Paris to protest against the first meeting of the Business Action for Sustainable Development (BASD) group. The BASD, a joint initiative by the ICC and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) represents the main business strategy for World Summit on Sustainable Development. (more)

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