Corporate influence on international regulatory bodies

Chapter 6: Corporate influence at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) — Transatlantic Business Dialogue (TABD) — The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) — Codex Alimentarius: UN body for food standards — The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) It is hard to arouse public interest in bodies such as Codex Alimentarius or the Transatlantic Business Dialogue, yet what they decide has profound implications for us all. Corporations, on the other hand, put much energy into lobbying international regulatory bodies to remove barriers to corporate globalisation. [...]