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Corporate capture is the influence of companies on public institutions, for example by lobbying. This campaign aims to expose the corporate strategies to manipulate governments and public institutions and highlight how this works against the public interest.. 

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Reclaim the UN from corporate capture!
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We are very concerned about the growing influence of big corporations and business lobby groups within the UN, through government delegations, and in multilateral negotiations. Read the Friends of the Earth Report 'Reclaim the UN from corporate capture'

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