Websites challenging the corporate criminals

International Hazards news Listing of the latest news from Hazards magazine on the corporate safety criminals.

United Kingdom TUC liability/ corporate responsibility webpage Listing of TUC documents on or containing information on safety, corporate liability and corporate responsibility.

International Hazards workplace disasters Hazards magazine's webpages giving details of safety and occupational health disasters across the globe. Updated regularly.

United Kingdom Centre for Corporate Accountability A primarily UK based organisation that aims "to increase the accountability of companies and their senior officers who cause  death, injury and disease." CCA has created web-based news pages with links to articles in UK national and local newspapers on subjects including work-related deaths, inquests and manslaughter prosecutions. The site is updated every two weeks. CCA newslinks

TGWU corporate crime webpage

United Kingdom Corporate Watch A radical research and publishing group that supports "grassroots and direct activism against large corporations, particularly multinationals. Our approach is to investigate, corporate structures and the system that supports them more broadly, rather than solely criticising the individual companies for bad behaviour."

United Kingdom Aviation watch

United Kingdom Simon Jones Memorial Campaign Excellent, vocal and direct action oriented campaign started by the friends and family of Simon Jones, killed on his first day of work as a casual dock worker. The site contains excellent advice for anyone suffering a workplace bereavement.

United Kingdom Health and Safety Executive "naming and shaming" site The HSE public register of convictions site "gives details of all prosecution cases taken by HSE, since 1 April 1999, which resulted in a conviction." It is almost impossible to find the information you want so be persistent.

Australia Victorian Trades Hall Council corporate killing site The VTHC site contains details of a highly effective campaign waged by Australian unions in their quest for a corporate killing law. Industrial Deaths Support and Advocacy

Australia IDSA Inc. "is a non-profit-making voluntary association whose charter is to provide emotional support and practical assistance to the familes of those who have lost their lives as a result of occupational accidents or disease." IDSA has good links with unions and have been prominent in Australian campaigns against corporate killing.

Australia Bosswatch BossWatch is the first concerted attempt by Australian unions to map our corporate landscape and track the linkages between our major employers. It is a resource open to all unions sponsored by the Labor Council of NSW.

China China Labour Bulletin: health and safety news China Labour Bulletin, set up in 1994, seeks to promote independent trade unionism and provide information on the activities of the official All-China Federation of Trade Unions, as well as attempts by workers to organise outside it.

India Corpwatch Recently launched website keeping an eye on TNCs in India.

Netherlands Corporate Europe Observatory CEO "is a European-based 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."

USA AFL-CIO corporate accountability organisations listing

USA The Multinational Monitor tracks corporate activity, especially in the Third World, focusing on the export of hazardous substances, worker health and safety, labor union issues and the environment.

USA The Public i Online investigative news report from the Center for Public Integrity.

USA Multinationals Resource Center The Multinationals Resource Center (MRC) provides free information to ·Southern countries·exploited by the worst abuses of multinational corporations rampant pollution, oppressive labor practices, exploitative trading arrangements··

USA Focus on the Corporation "Focus on the Corporation" features ·report and comment critically on corporate actions and plans, from particularized abuses to broad trends·. Also see the authors· web-based guide to corporate misbehaviour, Corporate Predators.

USA Environmental Research Foundation Environmental Research Foundation provides "news and resources for environmental justice."

USA Public Information Network The mission of the Public Information Network ·is to provide research services and training to citizens who are working for corporate and governmental accountability, and who are committed to socially just and ecologically sustainable societies.·

USA Corporate Accountability Project CAP has ·corporate dirt· archives and lots of other resources useful to those concerned about the activities of multinational companies.

USA Labor Notes Labor Notes is ·the voice of union activists who want to "put the movement back in the labor movement" through rank and file democracy.·

USA Program on Corporations, Law and Democracy (POCLAD) is an organisation of "activists who have spent the last several years researching corporate, labor and legal histories, rethinking our past organizing strategies and talking with people about democracy movements."

USA Impropaganda review A rogues gallery of industry front groups and anti-environmental thinktanks.

MORE: Hazards Links-to-links pages Worldwide links to union and related organisations active on health and safety issues.