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Corporate Accountability International (Infact)

 10 Milk Street, Suite 610
 Boston, MA 02108
[P] (617) 695-2525
[F] (617) 695-2626
www.CorporateAccountability.org
[email protected]
Marcia Whitehead
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INCORPORATED: 1977
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EIN 41-1322686

LAST UPDATED: 08/29/2018
Organization DBA Corporate Accountability
Corporate Accountability International
Former Names Infact (2004)
Organization received a competitive grant from the Boston Foundation in the past five years No

Summary

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Mission StatementMORE »

Corporate Accountability stops transnational corporations from devastating democracy, trampling human rights, and destroying our planet.
 
We are building a world rooted in justice where corporations answer to people, not the other way around—a world where every person has access to clean water, healthy food, a safe place to live, and the opportunity to reach their full human potential.

Mission Statement

Corporate Accountability stops transnational corporations from devastating democracy, trampling human rights, and destroying our planet.
 
We are building a world rooted in justice where corporations answer to people, not the other way around—a world where every person has access to clean water, healthy food, a safe place to live, and the opportunity to reach their full human potential.

FinancialsMORE »

Fiscal Year July 01, 2018 to June 30, 2019
Projected Income $8,000,000.00
Projected Expense $7,500,000.00

ProgramsMORE »

  • Public Campaigns

Revenue vs. Expense ($000s)

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Overview

Mission Statement

Corporate Accountability stops transnational corporations from devastating democracy, trampling human rights, and destroying our planet.
 
We are building a world rooted in justice where corporations answer to people, not the other way around—a world where every person has access to clean water, healthy food, a safe place to live, and the opportunity to reach their full human potential.

Background Statement

Corporate power is out of control.
 
Transnational corporations treat our air, water, and food as commodities to be exploited. They dismantle democracy. They trample human rights, destroy our planet, and threaten our lives.
 
Unchecked corporate power is the reason why our right to clean, safe water is threatened in the U.S. and around the world. Why fossil fuels are pumped from the ground at the peril of our planet. Why our food makes us sick instead of nourishing us. Why our elections are sold to the highest bidder. The toxic influence of transnational corporations might seem unbeatable…but we prove otherwise. Corporate Accountability has what transnational corporations will never have: the power of people who believe another world is possible.
 
We have a long track record of mobilizing hundreds of thousands of people around the world to ensure the most dangerous corporations and their proxies answer for the destruction they cause.
 
We are a force to be reckoned with. With you by our side, we are stronger still. Join our global campaign today—and help us build a just future for all.

Impact Statement

In the past year the campaigns Challenging Corporate Control of Water, Corporate Abuse of Food and Big Tobacco celebrated many achievements. Highlights include:

· Successfully engaged World Bank staff, increased visibility of the World Bank’s ongoing role in water privatization, and amplified the voices of the people who bearing the brunt of private water’s failures—all strategies key to shifting the institution’s practices

· Exposed and challenged the water industry’s commodification of water and interference in public water policy in the United Stated—including its interference in the National Park Service’s policies.

· Mobilized grassroots pressure on McDonald’s to change its predatory marketing practices, bringing together diverse constituencies including moms, health professionals and communities affected by McDonald’s marketing to successfully advocate for change.

· Partnered with bestselling author Anna Lappé and a wide range of sustainable food organizations to launch a powerful film in September. The film exposed the industry’s predatory marketing which aims to undermine parents’ choices for their children, reaching more than 10 million people and tens of thousands called on McDonald’s to take down HappyMeals.com—the centerpiece of its online marketing to kids.

· Exposed, thwarted and challenged Big Tobacco’s interference in public health policy, bolstering individual countries’ abilities to enforce strong policies and provisions that provide effective counterpoints to industry influence.

· Released a joint exposé on Philip Morris International’s $60 million advertising campaign, which exploits adolescents' search for identity by suggesting that––in the face of uncertainty––they should be a Marlboro smoker.

In the coming year, through the campaigns Challenging Corporate Control of Water, Corporate Abuse of Food and Big Tobacco, Corporate Accountability International will:

· Organize constituents who matter most to World Bank decision-makers such as U.S. policymakers and World Bank staff. It will also amp up media coverage of the failures of World-Bank-backed water projects, increasing the World Bank’s reputational liability.

· Expose and challenge the bottled water industry’s commodification of water and interference in public water policy in the United States by protecting the tap: from moving more national parks to go bottled-water free to providing support to communities exposing global water corporations’ attempts to seize control of and profit from U.S. municipal water systems.

· Exert strategic pressure on McDonald’s to end its predatory marketing by exposing and challenging McDonald’s sponsorship of endorsement deals with athletes like LeBron James that mislead kids into thinking its food is healthy and that their role models eat it.

· Escalate grassroots pressure on McDonald’s, mobilizing moms, health professionals and racial justice activists. Through innovative online tactics and on-the-ground tactics such as exposing McDonald’s abuses at its annual shareholder meeting, the campaign will continue to pressure the burger giant to make changes in its marketing practices.

· Expose, thwart and challenge Big Tobacco’s interference in public health policy. It will do so via a strong presence at the sixth Conference of the Parties in Russia in October: the key convening for governments that have ratified the global tobacco treaty.

· Ensure the tobacco industry cannot gain a seat at the policy making table during conference negotiations, and it will advance the mechanisms needed to hold Big Tobacco financial liable for its devastating impact on public health.


Needs Statement

The strength of Corporate Accountability and our campaigns come from Corporate Accountability’s members. By engaging more supporters at every level of giving, the organization will be an even stronger, more vibrant force for change.Your support will help ensure life-saving victories that put people and the environment ahead of corporate greed. You can help build a world beyond corporate greed by making a donation to these winning campaigns. Launching from a rock-solid foundation of support, the organization is creating deep, transformational social change for decades to come.


CEO Statement

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Board Chair Statement

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Geographic Area Served

Throughout the United States
INTERNATIONAL
Corporate Accountability wages strategic campaigns that compel transnational corporations and the governments that do their bidding to stop destroying our health, human rights, democracy, and planet.

Organization Categories

  1. Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy - Civil Rights, Social Action, & Advocacy N.E.C.
  2. Health Care - Public Health
  3. Environment -

Independent research has been conducted on this organization's theory of change or on the effectiveness of this organization's program(s)

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Programs

Public Campaigns

For 40 years, Corporate Accountability has successfully challenged corporations like General Electric, Nestlé and Philip Morris to halt abusive practices that threaten public health, the environment and our democracy. Today our campaigns challenge the dangerous practices of some of the world’s most powerful industries.

We advance the human right to water. Our water campaign challenges corporations like Nestlé and Veolia that are behind the global water crisis. We challenge the commodification of our most precious resource. And we demand our water remain in public hands and accessible to people.

We are kicking Big Polluters out of climate policy. Our climate campaign demands the industries most responsible for climate change not be allowed to set the rules. It’s time Exxon Mobil, the fossil fuel industry, and their proxies pay for the destruction they have caused.

We are building a sustainable food system that nourishes people instead of making them sick. Our food campaign demands that McDonald’s and other giant food corporations end their abuses from seed to plate. We organize to champion children’s health, support workers’ rights, and protect the environment.

We challenge Big Tobacco for the lives it destroys. We prevent transnational corporations like Philip Morris International from continuing to expand and take the lives of seven million people each year. We are making the industry pay for its abuse and preventing it from derailing global, lifesaving laws.

We are reclaiming democracy from the corruptive influence of corporate power. We are building a powerful, grassroots corporate accountability movement to advance justice by ending the corrosive influence of corporate power on our democracy. Our campaigns advance international law that will hold all abusive industries accountable, stop corporate-driven trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and mobilize hundreds of thousands of people to take action through initiatives like the Corporate Hall of Shame.

Budget  $5,926,459.00
Category  Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other
Population Served US& International Children and Youth (0 - 19 years) Poor,Economically Disadvantaged,Indigent
Program Short-Term Success 

This year Corporate Accountability and its partners were organizing furiously on all fronts - working to protect our democracy, public health, environment and most basic human rights from corporate abuse.

From standing alongside communities like Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to hold corporate water giants like Veolia accountable to…
 
…mobilizing teachers in a campaign that is fundamentally shifting the unhealthful and environmentally damaging practices of Big Food to…
 
…fortifying the resolve of the U.S. and countries across the globe to continue to prevent Big Tobacco’s interference in health policy… 
 
... bringing the call of 100,000+ people across the U.S. to stop big polluters interference at the global climate negotiations and advance real solutions... 

Corporate Accountability and its partners are building a more just and sustainable economy. There’s no doubt, as the organization enters its 40thyear, it can look back on a broad range of significant victories while continuing to play a focused and impactful role at the forefront of the surging corporate-accountability movement.

 
You can read about all of our most recent victories here: https://www.corporateaccountability.org/blog/type/victory/#filter
Program Long-Term Success 
Corporate Accountability's long term goal is to ensure global survival and to create a world that affirms life: a world where people can adequately meet their basic human needs for food, water, shelter and good health; a world where the opportunity exists for all people to reach their full human potential; a world where security is based on cooperation and community -- and not on privatizing corporate profits while socializing the costs.
Program Success Monitored By  Corporate Accountability monitors the success of our campaigns by achieving tangible changes in corporate practices in response to campaign demands, by garnering media on all three campaigns, by mobilizing thousands of activists, volunteers and members to join the organization, and the broader corporate accountability movement.
Examples of Program Success 

 For 40 years, Corporate Accountability has waged and won bold campaigns that safeguard public health, human rights and the environment from corporate abuse. The organization's first big victory came in 1984, when seven years after launching its first campaign to stop Nestlé from marketing infant formula in the global south, the corporation agreed to sweeping reforms in its marketing of infant formula. In 1993, the organization went on to compel General Electric to end its long-time role in the nuclear weapons business and in 2005, the organization was instrumental in the creation and launch of the World Health Organization's first ever public health and corporate accountability treaty to rein in Big Tobacco. The global tobacco treaty is now signed by more than 180 counties. 


CEO/Executive Director/Board Comments

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Management


CEO/Executive Director Ms. Patti Lynn
CEO Term Start Apr 2018
CEO Email [email protected]
CEO Experience

“I have witnessed incredible courage in the hearts and actions of so many people through this work,” says Patti. “We face down tremendous power and win important change together with people around the world.”

These changes give Patti hope and fuel her in the day-to-day work of running the organization. As executive director, she builds the organization’s strength, resources, and power toward winning campaigns and accomplishing our mission. She ensures that our strategic planning process, honed over forty years, sets us on the most effective course toward that end. Patti also focuses on developing the leadership of Corporate Accountability’s talented, skilled, and big-hearted staff at every level of the organization.

Patti started on her path to help advance social justice and dismantle systems of oppression in her lifetime when, in college, she learned about South Africa and the African National Congress. After graduating she lived and worked in Johannesburg, South Africa during the time of Nelson Mandela’s election. When she returned to the U.S., she built her organizing skills through Green Corps, campaigned successfully to stop rollbacks on federal clean water laws with Clean Water Action, and then joined Corporate Accountability in 1998.

At Corporate Accountability, Patti has held various positions including campaign director, major gifts officer, national religious outreach coordinator, press officer, and managing director. She is committed to organizing more deeply and equitably with communities of color in the U.S. and around the world to challenge corporate power.

“The fire in my belly grows stronger as I go,” she says. She stays grounded and inspired by working shoulder to shoulder with allies in Lagos, Nigeria and across the Global South toward justice and a better world. Patti holds a master’s degree in International Peace Studies from the University of Notre Dame. She also loves her hometown of Philly, in all of its warmth, grit, realness, and toughness.

Co-CEO --
Co-CEO Term Start --
Co-CEO Email --
Co-CEO Experience --

Former CEOs and Terms

Name Start End
Kelle Louaillier 2007 Mar 2018
Kathy Mulvey Oct 1995 Apr 2007

Senior Staff

Name Title Experience/Biography
Kelle Louaillier President --
Patti Lynn Executive Director
“I have witnessed incredible courage in the hearts and actions of so many people through this work,” says Patti. “We face down tremendous power and win important change together with people around the world.” These changes give Patti hope and fuel her in the day-to-day work of running the organization.
 
As executive director, she builds the organization’s strength, resources, and power toward winning campaigns and accomplishing our mission. She ensures that our strategic planning process, honed over forty years, sets us on the most effective course toward that end. Patti also focuses on developing the leadership of Corporates Accountability’s talented, skilled, and big-hearted staff at every level of the organization.
 
Patti started on her path to help advance social justice and dismantle systems of oppression in her lifetime when, in college, she learned about South Africa and the African National Congress. After graduating, she lived and worked in Johannesburg, South Africa during the time of Nelson Mandela’s election. When she returned to the U.S., she built her organizing skills through Green Corps, campaigned successfully to stop rollbacks on federal clean water laws with Clean Water Action, and then joined Corporate Accountability in 1998.
 
At Corporate Accountability, she has held various positions including campaign director, major gifts officer, national religious outreach coordinator, and press officer. “The fire in my belly grows stronger as I go,” she says. She stays grounded and inspired by working shoulder to shoulder with allies in Lagos, Nigeria and across the Global South toward justice and a better world.
 
Patti holds a master’s degree in International Peace Studies from the University of Notre Dame. She also loves her hometown of Philly, in all of its warmth, grit, realness, and toughness.

Awards

Award Awarding Organization Year
Bloomberg Award for Global Tobacco Control Bloomberg Philanthropies 2012
Benny Award Business Ethics Network 2006
Grand Jury Prize, Best Documentary: Making a Killing: Philip Morris, Kraft and Global Tobacco Addiction New York International Independent Film & Video Festival 2002
Non-Broadcast Documentary, Silver, Making a Killing:Philip Morris, Kraft, & Global Tobacco Addiction CINDY (Cinema in Industry) 2001
CINE Golden Eagle Award, Best Documentary: Deadly Deception CINE 1991
Oscar for Best Short Documentary Academy Awards® 1991
Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Award Institute for Policy Studies 1982

Affiliations

Affiliation Year
American Public Health Association (APHA) --
Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance - Organization --
Member of state association of nonprofits? Yes
Name of state association Massachusetts Nonprofit Network

External Assessments and Accreditations

External Assessment or Accreditation Year
Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance 2011
Charity Navigator 2009

Collaborations

Hundreds of non-governmental organizations in the U.S. and around the world, Official Relations Status with the United National Economic and Social Council, World Health Association, The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Secretariat of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.

CEO/Executive Director/Board Comments

In addition to a 5-Year Strategic Plan, Corporate Accountability operates with an annual strategic plan that guides the organization as well as 2-Year Objectives for each of our campaign program areas.
 
In addition to being registered to solicit charitable contributions in the state of Massachusetts we are also registered in the following states: 

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

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Georgia

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Kentucky

Maine

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Foundation Comments

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Staff Information

Number of Full Time Staff 43
Number of Part Time Staff 2
Number of Volunteers 5,000
Number of Contract Staff 2
Staff Retention Rate % 85%

Staff Demographics

Ethnicity African American/Black: 2
Asian American/Pacific Islander: 5
Caucasian: 33
Hispanic/Latino: 3
Native American/American Indian: 0
Other: 2
Other (if specified): Persian
Gender Female: 25
Male: 20
Not Specified 0

Plans & Policies

Organization has Fundraising Plan? Yes
Organization has Strategic Plan? Yes
Years Strategic Plan Considers 5
Management Succession Plan Yes
Business Continuity of Operations Plan No
Organization Policies And Procedures Yes
Nondiscrimination Policy Yes
Whistle Blower Policy Yes
Document Destruction Policy Yes
Directors and Officers Insurance Policy Yes
State Charitable Solicitations Permit Yes
State Registration Yes

Risk Management Provisions

Directors and Officers Policy
Employment Practices Liability
Fiduciary Liability
Disability Insurance
Accident and Injury Coverage
Automobile Insurance
Automobile Insurance and Umbrella or Excess Insurance
Commercial General Insurance
Commercial General Liability
Commercial General Liability and D and O and Umbrella or Excess and Automobile and Professional
Medical Health Insurance
Umbrella or Excess Insurance
Workers Compensation and Employers' Liability

Reporting and Evaluations

Management Reports to Board? Yes
CEO Formal Evaluation and Frequency Yes Annually
Senior Management Formal Evaluation and Frequency Yes Annually
Non Management Formal Evaluation and Frequency Yes Annually

Governance


Board Chair Ms. Marcia Levine
Board Chair Company Affiliation Retired Social Worker and Philanthropist
Board Chair Term Mar 2018 -
Board Co-Chair --
Board Co-Chair Company Affiliation --
Board Co-Chair Term -

Board Members

Name Company Affiliations Status
Mrs. TJ Boisseau Associate professor of women’s, gender, and sexuality studies at Purdue University Voting
Ms. Wendy Fassett Volunteer, Activist, Board Chair of Joyce Uptown Food Shelf Voting
Ms. Jan Hester Owner, McGuire & Hester Voting
Ms. Sarah Hodgdon National Program Director, Sierra Club Voting
Ms. Marcia Levine Retired Social Worker Voting
Ms. Patti Lynn Executive Director, Corporate Accountability Voting
Mrs. Kim Milford Director for IT Communication and Media Technology, Indiana University Voting
Mrs Martha Newell director of the nonprofit Garden City Harvest Voting
Mr. Akinbode Mathew Oluwafemi deputy executive director of Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth, Nigeria (ERA) Voting
Mr. Bobby Ramakant Human Rights Activist, Director of Policy and Communications at Citizens News Service, Lucknow, India Voting

Constituent Board Members

Name Company Affiliations Status
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Youth Board Members

Name Company Affiliations Status
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Advisory Board Members

Name Company Affiliations Status
Nancy Alexander Director, Economic Governance Program at the Heinrich Böll Foundation of North America NonVoting
Nnimmo Bassey director of Health of Mother Earth Foundation NonVoting
Saqib Bhatti co-executive director of Action Center on Race and the Economy NonVoting
David Boys deputy general secretary of Public Services International NonVoting
Ronnie Cummins Founder and Director, Organic Consumers Association NonVoting
Wendy Fields executive director of the Democracy Initiative NonVoting
Raul M. Grijalva Representative for Arizona�s 3rd congressional district NonVoting
David Hall Director, Public Services International Research Unit NonVoting
Wenonah Hauter executive director of Food & Water Watch NonVoting
David Hunter JD Assistant Professor of Law and Director, Environmental Law Program, American University's Washington College of Law NonVoting
Muyunda Ililonga executive director of Zambian Consumers Association NonVoting
Philp Jakpor head of Media at Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth, Nigeria NonVoting
Saru Jayaraman Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC United) and Director of the Food Labor Research Center at University of California NonVoting
Van Jones president and co-founder of Rebuild the Dream NonVoting
Dr. David L. Katz MPH, FACPM, FACP Associate Professor (adjunct) in Public Health Practice, Yale University School of Medicine; Director and founder, Yale University’s Prevention Research Center NonVoting
Satoko Kishimoto coordinator of the Water Justice Project of the Transnational Institute NonVoting
Naomi Klein investigative journalist and author NonVoting
Anna Lappe founder of Real Food Media NonVoting
Frances Moore Lappe co-founder of Food First: The Institute for Food and Development Policy and Small Planet Institute NonVoting
Annie Leonard executive director of Greenpeace USA NonVoting
Susan Linn EdD Co-founder and director, The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood; Psychologist, Judge Baker Children’s Center and Harvard Medical School NonVoting
Eric Mar assistant professor at San Francisco State University NonVoting
Atyia Martin Chief Resilience officer for the City of Boston NonVoting
Bill McKibben co-founder and senior adviser at 350.org NonVoting
Dr Alan Meyers MPH Physician, Boston Medical Center; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine NonVoting
Juan Camilo Mira operational coordinator at Educar Consumidores NonVoting
Labram Musah programs director at Vision for Alternative Development, Ghana NonVoting
Cecily Myart-Cruz vice president of UTLA/NEA NonVoting
Hellen Neima consultant on tobacco control NonVoting
Dr Marion Nestle MPH Author, Paulette Goddard Professor, Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health and Professor of Sociology, New York University NonVoting
Samuel Ochieng chief executive at Consumer Information Network Kenya and president of Consumers International NonVoting
Akinbode Mathew Oluwafemi deputy executive director of Enviornmnetal Rights Action/Friends of the Earth, Nigeria NonVoting
Dr. Raj Patel Author, Activist, Academic NonVoting
Scot Quaranda Campaign Director, Dogwood Alliance --
Bobby Ramakant Asha Parivar NonVoting
Meena Raman legal adviser at Third World Network (Malaysia) NonVoting
Asad Rehman Executive Director of War on Want NonVoting
Irene Patricia Reyes managing director of HealthJustice Philippines NonVoting
Jim Shultz executive director of the Democracy Center NonVoting
Michele Simon JD, MPH Research and Policy Director, Marin Institute, NonVoting
Maureen Taylor state chair of the Michigan Welfare Rights Organization NonVoting
Mildred Warner Professor , Department of City and Regional Planning, Cornell University NonVoting
Judy Wicks Founder, White Dog Cafe; Co-founder and Chair, Business Alliance for Local Living Economies; Founder, Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia and Fair Food, NonVoting

Board Demographics

Ethnicity African American/Black: 1
Asian American/Pacific Islander: 0
Caucasian: 8
Hispanic/Latino: 0
Native American/American Indian: 0
Other: 1
Other (if specified): Indian
Gender Female: 9
Male: 2
Not Specified 0

Board Information

Board Term Lengths 3
Board Term Limits 2
Board Meeting Attendance % 93%
Written Board Selection Criteria Yes
Written Conflict Of Interest Policy Yes
Percentage of Monetary Contributions 100%
Percentage of In-Kind Contributions 100%
Constituency Includes Client Representation Yes

Standing Committees

  • Audit
  • Development / Fund Development / Fund Raising / Grant Writing / Major Gifts
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Executive
  • Finance
  • Nominating
  • Personnel

CEO/Executive Director/Board Comments

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Foundation Comments

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Financials


Revenue vs. Expense ($000s)

Expense Breakdown 2017 (%)

Expense Breakdown 2016 (%)

Expense Breakdown 2015 (%)

Prior Three Years Total Revenue and Expense Totals

Fiscal Year 2017 2016 2015
Total Revenue $6,311,974 $5,735,742 $5,675,711
Total Expenses $6,317,321 $5,926,459 $4,944,520

Prior Three Years Revenue Sources

Fiscal Year 2017 2016 2015
Foundation and
Corporation Contributions
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Government Contributions $0 $0 $0
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    State -- -- --
    Local -- -- --
    Unspecified -- $0 --
Individual Contributions $6,303,288 $5,735,452 $5,674,284
Indirect Public Support -- $0 --
Earned Revenue $8,679 $222 --
Investment Income, Net of Losses $7 $68 $74
Membership Dues -- $0 --
Special Events -- $0 --
Revenue In-Kind -- -- --
Other -- $0 $1,353

Prior Three Years Expense Allocations

Fiscal Year 2017 2016 2015
Program Expense $5,818,951 $5,515,524 $4,611,934
Administration Expense $240,840 $169,974 $139,110
Fundraising Expense $257,530 $240,961 $193,476
Payments to Affiliates -- -- --
Total Revenue/Total Expenses 1.00 0.97 1.15
Program Expense/Total Expenses 92% 93% 93%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue 4% 4% 3%

Prior Three Years Assets and Liabilities

Fiscal Year 2017 2016 2015
Total Assets $2,935,933 $2,892,778 $2,804,202
Current Assets $2,786,005 $2,708,823 $2,687,031
Long-Term Liabilities $87,472 $113,288 $0
Current Liabilities $373,312 $298,994 $132,989
Total Net Assets $2,475,149 $2,480,496 $2,671,213

Prior Three Years Top Three Funding Sources

Fiscal Year 2017 2016 2015
1st (Source and Amount) -- --
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2nd (Source and Amount) -- --
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3rd (Source and Amount) -- --
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Financial Planning

Endowment Value --
Spending Policy N/A
Percentage(If selected) --
Credit Line No
Reserve Fund Yes
How many months does reserve cover? --

Capital Campaign

Are you currently in a Capital Campaign? No
Capital Campaign Purpose --
Campaign Goal --
Capital Campaign Dates -
Capital Campaign Raised-to-Date Amount --
Capital Campaign Anticipated in Next 5 Years? No

Short Term Solvency

Fiscal Year 2017 2016 2015
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities 7.46 9.06 20.20

Long Term Solvency

Fiscal Year 2017 2016 2015
Long-term Liabilities/Total Assets 3% 4% 0%

CEO/Executive Director/Board Comments

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Foundation Comments

Financial summary data in the charts and graphs above are per the organization's IRS Form 990s for FY17 and FY16 and per the audited financials for FY15.  Contributions from foundations and corporations are listed under individuals as the breakout was not available.

Documents


Other Documents

No Other Documents currently available.

Impact

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1. What is your organization aiming to accomplish?

Corporate Accountability wages strategic campaigns that compel transnational corporations and the governments that do their bidding to stop destroying our health, human rights, democracy, and planet.

Corporate Accountability activates people power to challenge and change destructive corporations at every level — from communities to international democratic institutions.

The success of our campaigns is rooted in strategies that produce lasting change. And we don’t stop until we achieve that change. While responding quickly to unexpected opportunities and obstacles, we stay focused on the big picture to achieve our most ambitious goals.

There’s a fundamental imbalance of power in our world today. Transnational corporations and the wealthy few who own and control them have too much power. These corporations feed and exacerbate some of the deepest injustices in our society — from economic inequality to systemic racism.

With every action Corporate Accountability and our partners take, we are actively transforming this unjust system and correcting that fundamental power imbalance.

We employ a range of tactics that shift the cost-benefit ratio for transnational corporations — compelling major changes to industry leaders and across whole industries. And our long-term strategies shift the balance of power away from transnational corporations and back to people.


2. What are your strategies for making this happen?

For four decades, our work has been guided by two grand strategies:
  1. Organize people around the world to apply direct and strategic pressure on transnational corporations.
  2. Lock in changes by strengthening democratic institutions and empowering governing bodies like the United Nations to exercise their authority over transnational corporations.
 
Putting strategy into practice: Our campaigns are dynamic. As conditions change, so does our organizing. That’s why we have an extended toolbox of tactics we can call upon as needed.
Here are a few of our tactics:
  • Organize large numbers of people to pressure corporations to make changes. We unite people and mobilize their collective strength to take on even the most powerful transnational corporations, employing tactics ranging from high-visibility actions to social media pressure to petition drives.
  • Generate media visibility to expose the reality behind corporate spin and shift the public conversation.
  • Mobilize shareholder activism to create changes in corporate practices.
  • Build enduring partnerships with allied organizations in the U.S. and around the world. We work with a broad range of people demanding change — community organizers, public officials, national nonprofits, international NGOs, and more — to present a united front powerful enough to take on the most dangerous transnational corporations.
  • Expose and challenge corporate influence over public policy. Never afraid to name names, we zero in on industry leaders from Nestlé to Exxon Mobil to transform the world’s largest industries.
  • Hold public officials accountable and advance democracy. We make sure public officials who are in the pockets of corporations feel the full weight of public outrage. We support those who act in the people’s interest and hold global corporations accountable.
  • Participate in negotiations with international governing bodies. We not only stop individual instances of corporate abuse, we secure international protections that hold abusive industries accountable around the globe. To that end, we maintain official status with:
  • The World Health Association
  • The Secretariat of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
  • The United National Economic and Social Council
  • The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

3. What are your organization’s capabilities for doing this?

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4. How will your organization know if you are making progress?

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5. What have and haven’t you accomplished so far?

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