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Activist Research Manual

Volume 1: Sources of Information on Corporations

compiled by George Draffan

© January 1999 by the Public Information Network

 

Basic data/directories of corporations

Corporations in Specific Industries

Annual Rankings of Corporations

Subsidiaries/interlocks/affiliations

Country-specific operations

Lines of business/products & brand names

Financial data/assets/property owned

Shareholders/management

History and news

Legal compliance/crime/ monopoly/business practices

Environmental record/natural resources

Health & safety record

Labor record

Human rights record

Military involvement

Subsidies/corporate welfare/taxes

Political activities/public relations/trade associations

Social & environmental responsibility & rankings

Activist campaigns/boycotts/strikes

Research guides

Organizations/Internet/further sources

 

 

1: BASIC DATA/DIRECTORIES OF CORPORATIONS

A. U.S. corporations

B. Non-U.S. corporations

C. Privately-held corporations

D. Corporations in specific industries

E. Annual rankings of corporations in major industries

 

U.S. corporations:

American Business Disc. Omaha, NE: American Business Information. (CD-ROM. Includes 9.7 million businesses from 4,800 telephone directories).

American Business Locations Directory. Gale. (Indexed by corporation, SIC code, and state).

American Manufacturers Directory. Omaha, NE: American Business Information. (Includes 120,000 manufacturers with more than 25 employees).

Big Businesses Directory. Omaha, NE: American Business Information. (Includes 124,000 companies with more than 100 employees).

Business and Industry OnDisc. RDS Responsive Database Services. (CD-ROM and on-line. B&I OnDisk covers corporations, industries, markets, and products; most records are full-text articles from 600 business publications).

Corporate 1000. Monitor Publishing.

Corporate America. KR OnDisc.

The Corporate Directory 1990. Cambridge Information Group.

The Corporate Directory of U.S. Public Companies. San Mateo, CA: Walker's. (Includes 9,000 public companies. Available on CD-ROM. See also Walker's Manual of Western Corporations).

The Corporate Directory of U.S. Public Companies.

Corporate Finance Sourcebook.

Corporate Yellow Book. New York: Monitor Publishing; quarterly. (Includes 46,000 executives and 11,000 directors of 1,100 companies and 7,700 subsidiaries and divisions).

DIALOG on Disc Corporate America.

Directory of American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries. New York: World Trade Academy Press.

Directory of Corporate Affiliations. (Most useful for tracking the subsidiaries and addresses of public and private corporations in the U.S. and around the world).

Directory of Leading Private Companies Including Corporate Affiliations.

Directory of Public Companies. Omaha, NE: American Business Directories. (9,000 companies listed on the New York, American, and NASDAQ stock exchanges).

Directory of Transnational Corporations. Public Information Network. http://violet.berkeley.edu/~orourke/PIN.html

Directory of the World's Largest Service Companies. United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations and Moody's Investors Service.

Disclosure. http://www.disclosure.com (Database covering 27,000 corporations worldwide, including most public companies in the U.S.; includes financial data, annual reports, records of insider and institutional shareholders, as filed with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission. Also available on CD-ROM as "Compact Disclosure").

Financial 1000.

Financial Yellow Book.

Fortune 500 http://pathfinder.com/@@OJ2RwBNiEQAAQEW7/fortune/magazine/specials/fortune500/f500.html

Hoover's List of Corporate Web Presences http://www.hoovers.com/bizreg.html

Manufacturing USA: Industry Analyses, Statistics, and Leading Companies. Gale Research.

Million Dollar Directory. Dun and Bradstreet. ("Every" U.S. company with more than $1 million in annual revenues).

NASDAQ Yellow Book. New York: Monitor Publishing; semi-annually. (Includes 28,000 executives of 1,100 new growth companies).

The National Directory of Addresses and Telephone Numbers.

Organization Charts: Structures of More Than 200 Business and Non-profit Organizations.

Over-the-Counter 1000. New York: Monitor Publishing.

Standard & Poor's Corporate Descriptions Plus News. New York: S&P. (Dialog File 133. Includes 12,000 public companies with current financial data and current news).

Standard & Poor's Corporations CD-ROM. New York: S&P. (Records on 12,000 public and 45,000 private companies; includes the S&P Register and S&P Corporation Records; includes 10-year financial data and recent corporate news).

Standard & Poor's Industry Surveys. New York: S&P; 1992. (2 volumes. Basic and current analyses, periodically updated).

Standard Poor's Register of Corporations, Directors, and Executives. New York: S&P. (Annual with monthly supplements; CD-ROM is updated quarterly. Includes more than 55,000 public and private companies, 400,000 executives, and 70,000 officers. Officers' data includes interlocking directorships. Indexes subsidiaries by parent company).

State Business Directories. Omaha, NE: American Directory Publishing).

Telephone Directories on the Web http://www.c2.org/~buttle/tel/

Telephone, Fax, Business Directories: USA http://www.c2.org/~buttle/tel/usa.htm

Telephone Switchboard http://www.switchboard.com/ (Includes reverse listings).

Trinet Company Database.

Trinet Establishments Database (Trinet U.S. Businesses).

U.S. Manufacturers Directory. Omaha, NE: American Business Directories. (Includes every manufacturer in the U.S. with more than 25 employees; 120,000 listings with location, owner, executives, sales volume, and SIC codes).

Walker's Manual of Western Corporations. San Mateo, CA: Walker's. (Includes 1,100 public companies in the western U.S. See also The Corporate Directory of U.S. Public Companies).

Ward's Business Directory of U.S. Private and Public Companies.

Who Owns Whom: North America.

Worldscope. Worldscope/Disclosure Partners. On-line and CD-ROM. Covers financial, accounting, and management data for 11,000 corporations in 45 countries).

Yellowpages. (Internet and CD-ROM).

 

Non-U.S. corporations:

CIFAR's Global Company Handbook. Princeton, NJ: Center for International Financial Analysis & Research (CIFAR). (Annual. Profiles 7,500 companies).

Companies International CD-ROM. Gale Research; 1993 Dec. (Combines Ward's Business Directory (90 percent private companies) and the World Trade Centers Association World Business Directory; has location, size, and products for more than 240,000 businesses).

Countrywise Business Info List http://www.et.byu.edu/~eliasone/country.html

Directory of American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries. New York: Uniworld Business Publications; 1991. (12th edition. 3 volumes. Volume 1: alphabetic list of companies with address, business type, number of employees, and countries they operate in. Volumes 2 and 3: alphabetic list of countries with names and addresses of companies operating there).

Directory of Foreign Manufacturers in the United States. Atlanta, GA: Georgia State University Business Press. (4th edition, 1991. Over 5000 companies more than ten percent foreign-owned).

Directory of Transnational Corporations. Public Information Network.

Directory of the World's Largest Service Companies (United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations and Moody's Investors Service).

Fortune Global 500 http://pathfinder.com/@@4kwXYSNo1AEAQEW7/fortune/magazine/1995/950807/global500/global500home.html

Global Company Handbook: An Analysis of the Financial Performance of the World's Leading 7,500 Companies. Princeton, NJ: Center for Financial Analysis & Research.

Global Families On-line.

Hoover's Handbook of World Business. Austin, TX: Reference Press; annual. (The 1993 edition profiles nearly 200 major European, Asian, Latin American, and Canadian companies with two-page histories and financial data. Also includes a "List-Lover's Compendium" of largest companies in various industries, and economic profiles of various countries and regions).

Informations Internationales.

International Brands and Their Companies.

International Corporate 1000. Monitor Publishing Co., NY.

International Corporate Yellow Book. New York: Monitor Publishing. (Semi-annual. Includes principal units, subsidiaries, affiliates, and financial data of 970 non-U.S. companies).

International Directory of Corporate Affiliations. Wilmette, IL: Macmillan Directory Division of the National Register Publishing Co.; annual. (U.S. and foreign parent companies, subsidiaries, divisions, and affiliates. Includes personnel, SIC, and geographical indexes; a mergers and acquisitions section; boards of directors; sales, revenues, profits, net worth, assets, and liabilities; and import/export involvement. See also the Directory of Corporate Affiliations).

Macmillan Directory of Multinationals.

Principal International Business.

South. (South Publications). Annual issues include:

The South 600.

Africa 250.

Asia 250.

Latin America 250.

Middle East 250.

Standard & Poor's Corporation Records.

Who Owns Whom On-line.

World Business Directory.

Worldscope Global Companies. Bridgeport, CT: W/D Partners. (Financial data and news headlines for over 8,000 companies).

Africa:

African Studies Center. http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/AS.html

ExiNet: the South African Trade Information Resource. http://www.aztec.co.za/exinet/

International Business in South Africa. Investor Responsibility Research Center (IRRC).

U.S. Businesses in South Africa 1991.

Asia:

Asia and Japan Business Information Sourcebook. By Christopher Engholm. John Wiley & Sons, 1994.

Asia Development Bank. http://www.asiandevbank.org/

Asia's 7,500 Largest Companies 1993. London: ELC Publishing; 5th ed. 1993.

Asia-Pacific Business Intelligence. KR OnDisc.

Asian Business CD-ROM: Yellow Page Directory. Orient Business Express. (850,000 business listings in Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Bangkok, Singapore, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, and Manila).

AsiaOne Business Directory. http://www.asia1.com.sg. Singaport Press Holdings Ltd.

China Economic News Service (CENS). http://www.cens.com. (Taiwan).

China Web. http://www.comnex.com

Corporate Pacesetters: Philippines Business Profiles.

Cyber India. http://www.cyberindia.net/

Directory of Affiliates and Offices of Japanese Firms in USA and Canada, 1989-90. Washington, DC: WANT Publishing).

The Directory of American Business in Indonesia 1992. Business Advisory Indonesia; 1992. (Names and addresses of American companies with offices in Indonesia, and of Indonesian companies representing American corporations).

Dun's Asia Pacific Key Business Enterprises.

Gateway to Korea. http://kct.com/2Korea_e.shtml

Hong Kong Business Directory. http://FarEast.com/HongKong/directory.html

Hong Kong Development Council (HKTDC). http://www.tdc.org.hk

Indonesia Business On-line http://www.cool.mb.ca/indonesia/business.html

http://www.indobiz.com (Ranks largest corporations).

Industry Groups in Japan (Dodwell).

Japan Company Datafile. New York: Toyo Keizai America. (Name, address, officers, financial data, subsidiaries, and history of every company on the Tokyo, Osaka, and Nagoya stock exchanges (except banks)).

Japan External trade Organization (JETRO). http://www.jetro.go.jp/

Japan Information Network (JIN). http://jin.jcic.or.jp

Japanese Affiliated Companies in the U.S. and Canada. Gale.

KOMPASS Register of Business and Industry. Reed Elsevier. (Print and CD-ROM; covers 1.2 million corporations in 60 countries).

Korea Directory (on-line; http://korea.directory.co.kr/business/company/).

Major Companies of the Far East. Graham & Trotman.

Malaysia. http://www.jaring.my/~star (News and stock listings).

Nikkei Corporate Information. (On-line).

Pacific Rim Almanac. By Alexander Besker.

Philippines' Best 1000 Corporations. Mahal Keng Pilipinas Foundation.

Philippines Business On-line. http://www.eiger.ch/eiger/pbo (Philippine Exporters Confederation PHILEXPORT file, and stock information).

Philippines Company Handbook: Data on Major Listed Companies. ICH International Company Handbooks.

Philippines Company Profiles. Mahal Keng Pilipinas Foundation.

Singapore Infomap. http://www.sg

Teikoku Databank. (On-line; includes 50,000 Japanese corporations with overseas operations).

Who Owns Whom: Far East and Australia.

Who's Who of the Asian Pacific Rim. Barons, 1992. (Reference of business and government leaders).

Canada:

Blue Book of Canadian Business. New York: Monitor Publishing.

Canada Dept. of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. http://www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca

Canadian Dun's Market Identifiers (DMI). (Includes 350,000 public and private companies).

Canadian Multinationals.

CANCORP Canada Corporations. (On-line).

Compact D/Canada. (CD-ROM).

InterCorporate Ownership. (Includes names of parent corporations, tiers of ownership, voting rights).

SEDAR. www.sedar.com/ The Canadian public securitities database.

Who Owns Whom: North America.

Europe:

The Business Researchers' 1992 Euroguide: a Directory of Information Sources. Rochester, NY: Information Advisor, 2nd ed., Sept. 1992. (94 pp. $129. Includes periodicals, books, market research reports, on-line databases, associations, other directories, and embassies).

Czech Info Center. http://www.muselik.com/czech/toc.html

Doing Business in France. gopher://avril.ambaottawa.fr/11/rep1/rep19/rep195 (Information on contract, tax and employment laws, mergers, financing and incentives, international trade).

Doing Business in Ireland. http://www.itw.ie/itw/binirl.html

Dun's Europa.

East & West European Business Intelligence. KR OnDisc.

Eastern European 1996 Country Commercial Guides http://www.itaiep.doc.gov/eebic/econcomm/ccg96.html

Eastern European Business Database. American Directory Company. (NTIS PB93-506210/CAU; disk. Over 20,000 pages on 50,000 state and private companies accounting for 92 percent of total output).

Eastern European Trade Leads. gopher una.hh.lib.umich.edu (choose ebb).

French Multinationals. By Julian Savary. St. Martin's Press, 1984.

Germany. http://www.chemie.fuberlin.de/addressen/brd.html

ICC Full Text Company Accounts. (UK companies; on-line).

Major Companies of Europe (Graham & Trotman).

Reuters ACCOUNTLINE. (UK companies; on-line).

S&W. (450,000 French company balance sheets; on-line as FRFF/FREF on Data-Star).

Telefirm. (1.6 million French coorporations; on-line as FRCO on Data-Star).

United Kingdom Dept. of Trade and Industry. http://www/dti.gov.uk/

Who Owns Whom: Continental Europe.

Who Owns Whom: United Kingdom & the Republic of Ireland.

Who's Who in European Business. New Providence, NJ: RR Bowker; 1993. (Biographies of the top 3,000 business leaders from 37 countries in Europe).

Worldscope Europe. Bridgeport, CT: W/D Partners. (Financial data and news headlines for European companies).

Latin America:

Brazil Company Handbook: Data on Major Listed Companies. ICH International Company Handbooks.

The Central America Fact Book. By Tom Barry and Deb Preusch. Grove Press, 1986. (Appendices contain data on U.S. corporations as of 1985).

Dun's Latin America's Top 25,000.

Inter-American Development Bank (IADB). http://www.iadb.org/ (News on proposed and approved projects, business opportunities, and private sector).

Latin American Business Intelligence. KR OnDisc.

Latin American Business Review. Quarterly.

Latino Coonection. http://www.webspace.com/~pedro/index95.html

Mexico Business. http://www.nafta.net/mexbix/

Mexico Company Handbook: Data on Major Listed Companies. ICH International Company Handbooks.

U.S. Commercial Service in Mexico. http://uscommerce.org.mx

Venezuela Company Handbook: Data on Major Listed Companies. ICH International Company Handbooks.

Who Owns Whom: North America.

Middle East:

Business and Economy in Turkey. http://www.turkey.org/turkey/business.html (Capital markets, investment opportunitis, and statistical indicators).

Egypt Business Ceter. http://163.121.10.42/amman/main/

Globes: Israel's Business Arena. http://www.globes.co.il/menu.html

Israel Trade and Investment. http://world.std.com/~neicc

Major Companies of the Arab World 1991-1992. By Giselle Bricault. Graham & Trotman, 1991.

Russia & Newly Independent States:

The Business Directory of the New Independent States and the Joint Venture Directory of the New Independent States. World Trade Executive, PO Box 761, Concord MA 01742.

East/West Executive Guide: Covering East/Central Europe, Russia and the Commonwealth Republics. World Trade Executive, PO Box 761, Concord MA 01742.

ISAR, 1601 Connecticut Ave NW #301, Washington D.C. 20009, 202-387-3034, fax 202-667-3291, isar@igc.apc.org. (Institute for Soviet-American Relations -- A Clearinghouse on Grassroots Cooperation in Eurasia).

Pacific Environment and Resources Center http://www.pacificenvironment.org

The Russian Far East: A Business Guide. 2nd ed., 1996. Available from the publisher of Russian Far East Update: A Monthly Business Briefing on Trade and Economic Developments in the Russian Far East, PO Box 22126, Seattle WA 98122, 206-447-2668, http:/www.russianfareast.com/wistar/homepage.html.

Through a Glass Clearly: Finding, Evaluating, and Using Business Information from the Soviet Region. Karen Anderson and Jonathan Halperin. Washington, DC: Special Libraries Association, SLA Occasional Paper No. 3, 1992.

Vladivostok News & Information. http://www.tribnet.com/ (Released through the Tacoma, Washington News Tribune).

Yellow Pages Moscow. Los Angeles: Marvol, 2nd ed., 1992. Marvol, 1-800-462-7865. (Includes commercial, industrial, and government numbers).

 

Privately-held corporations:

Canadian Dun's Market Indentifiers (DMI). (Includes 350,000 public and private companies).

Companies International CD-ROM. Gale Research; 1993 Dec.
(Combines Ward's Business Directory, which is 90 percent private corporations, with the World Trade Centers Association World Business Directory. Has location, size, and products for more than 240,000 businesses).

Company Data Directory: Index to Federal Government Files on Privately & Publicly Held Corporations. Research Council Of Washington, 1983. (By government agency).

Directory of Corporate Affiliations: U.S. Private. National Register/Reed.

Directory of Leading Private Companies Including Corporate Affiliations.

Eastern European Business Database. American Directory Company. (NTIS PB93-506210/CAU; disk. Over 20,000 pages on 50,000 state and private companies accounting for 92 percent of total output).

Guide to Information on Closely-Held Corporations. Law & Reilly, 1986.

Macmillan Directory of Leading Private Companies.

Owners and Officers of Private Companies. Gale Research.

Standard & Poor's Corporations CD-ROM. New York: S&P.
(Records on 12,000 public and 45,000 private companies; includes 10-year financial data and recent corporate news).

Standard Poor's Register of Corporations, Directors, and Executives. New York: S&P. (Annual with monthly supplements; CD-ROM is updated quarterly. Includes more than 55,000 public and private companies, 400,000 executives, and 70,000 officers. Officers' data includes interlocking directorships. Indexes subsidiaries by parent company).

Ward's Business Directory of U.S. Private and Public Companies Gale Research.

Ward's Private Company Profiles: Excerpts and Articles on 150 Privately Held U.S. Companies. Gale Research.

 

Corporations in specific industries:

Advertising:

The Red Books.

Standard Directory of Advertising Agencies.

Aerospace:

Directory of Russian Space Industry. Reston, VA: Space Publications.

European Space Directory. Reston, VA: Space Publications.

United States Space Directory. Reston, VA: Space Publications, 703-904-8649, www.spacebusiness.com. (The 1997/98 edition includes corporations, government agencies, universities and other research institutions, associations, publications, and industry facts: the global space industry has revenues of $77 billion, 70 percent of which are U.S., and employs 840,000 people; is anticipated to grow to $120 billion bu year 2000).

Agriculture/food:

Business in the Rainforests. Conrad MacKerron. Investor Responsibility Research Center.

Chicago Board of Trade.

Corporate Agribusiness Research Project, PO Box 2201, Everett WA 98203, AV Krebs, director, (206) 258-5345, avkrebs@earthlink.net, http://home.earthlink.net/~avkrebs/CARP/

Corporate Reapers: The Book of Agribusiness, by A.V. Krebs. Washington, DC: Essential Books, 1992. 600 pp. (The classic in its field, by the master of agribusiness muckraking. See also Kreb's Corporate Agribusiness Research Project).

Healthy Harvest: Sustainable Agriculture and Horticulture Organizations. Davis, CA: Agricultural Access, University of California-Davis; 1992. (New edition planned for 1996. UC-Davis Agric Access fax 916-756-7188).

Mercantile Exchange.

Merchants of Grain. Dan Morgan. 1979.

Trading the Future: Farm Exports and the Concentration of Economic Power in Our Food System. James Wessel et al. San Francisco: Institute for Food and Development Policy, 1983.

Transnational Corporations in Food and Beverage Processing. United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations.

Transnational Corporations in the Agricultural Machinery and Equipment Industry. United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations.

Transnational Corporations in the Fertilizer Industry. United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations.

Automobiles:

Transnational Corporations in the International Auto Industry. United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations.

Banking and development:

See also Subsidies/corporate welfare/taxes section for a list of development banks and agencies.

The Anatomy of a Deal: A Handbook of International Project Finance. 1996. Michelle Chan. Friends of the Earth, 1025 Vermont Ave NW, 3rd floor, Washington D.C. 20005.

Bank Information Center, 2025 I Street NW #400, Washington D.C. 20006, 202-466-8191, fax 202-466-8189, bicusa@igc.apc.org. (A clearinghouse for information on MDB funded projects).

Banking Crimes: Fraud, Money Laundeing, Embezzlement. Clark Boardman Callaghan. Looseleaf.

Banking Literature Index. American Bankers Association.

Banks with Home Pages http://www.orcc.com/banks.htm

Corporate Finance Sourcebook. Wilmette, IL: National Register Publishing. (Print and CD-ROM. Domestic and foreign banks, venture capitalists, and financial services. Includes an article discussing mergers and acquisitions of $100 million or more).

The Development Directory 1991: a Guide to the International Development Community in the United States and Canada. Detroit, MI: Omnigraphics; 1991. (Directory of research institutions, foundations, government agencies, international organizations, NGOs, and publishers. Subject indexes include agriculture, appropriate technology, economics, energy, environment, forestry, health, infrastructure, natural resources, trade & finance, transportation, and women).

Directory of Business & Financial Information Services. Popovich & Costello, 1994.

Federal Reserve Bank. www.ffiec.gov/NIC/default.htm. www.bog.frb.fed.us.

Financial 1000. New York: Monitor Publishing.

Financial Yellow Book. New York: Monitor Publishing (Semi-annually; includes 41,000 executives and 8,000 directors of 1000 companies and 4,100 subsidiaries and affiliates).

Guide to the Information Activities of European Development Networks. UNESCO; 1991; ISBN: 92-3-102737-9. (UNIPUB U7379. 260 pp. $25.00. Profiles of 270 development networks based in Western Europe and the role of information exchange in development activities).

Mergers & Acquisitions.

Transnational Banks: Operations, Strategies and Their Effects in Developing Countries. United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations.

Who's Doing What?: A Directory of U.S. Organizations & Institutions Educating About Development and Other Global Issues. New York: National Clearinghouse on Development Education, American Forum for Global Education; 2nd ed., 1991.

Who's Who in Finance and Industry.

Who's Who in International Banking. New Providence, NJ: RR Bowker; 6th ed., 1992. (Covers 20,000 executives in 1,000 banks: 500 in Europe, 200 in Asia and the US, 100 in Latin America, 50 in Africa. Includes commercial and central banks).

Who's Who in Finance and Industry. Marquis Macmillan.

Chemicals:

Directory of Chemical Producers. SRI International; 1991.

Transnational Corporations in the Plastics Industry. United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations, 1990.

Clothing:

Transnational Corporations in the Man-Made Fibre, Textile and Clothing Industries. United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations, 1987.

Construction:

Transnational Corporations in the Construction and Design Engineering Industry. United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations, 1989.

Consulting:

Consultants and Consulting Organizations Directory. Gale Research.

Forest products:

Asia Pulp & Paper/Technology-Markets.

Asian Timber.

Business in the Rainforests. Conrad MacKerron. Investor Responsibility Research Center.

Canadian Forest Industries.

Directory of Latin American Corrugated Board Converters. Atlanta, GA; 1991. (Covers 245 plants; includes U.S. and European suppliers).

Directory of the Wood Products Industry. Miller Freeman. Annual.

Hardwood Review, Hardwood Review Export, etc. (Monthlies, weeklies, yearbook, and Internet site). PO Box 471307, Charlotte NC 28247, 800-638-7206, www.hardwoodreview.com

International Pulp & Paper Directory. Pulp & Paper International (PPI).

Japan Lumber Journal.

Journal of Forestry.

PaperAsia.

PPI Asian Pulp & Ppaper Mill Map.

PPI International Fact & Price Book.

PPI Latin American Pulp & Paper Mill Map.

PPI European Pulp & Paper Mill Map.

PPI International Fact & Price Book.

Pulp & Paper International.

Pulp & Paper Company Profiles: Performance and Strategy Analysis of North American Paper Companies. Miller Freeman. Loose-leaf.

Pulp and Paper: North American Factbook. Miller Freeman. Annual.

Wood Technology 1994-95 North American Factbook. Miller Freeman. Annual.

Health care:

A Healthy Business?: World Health and the Pharmaceutical Industry. By Andrew Chetley. London: Zed Books, 1990.

Health Care on the Internet: A Journal of Methods and Applications. Quarterly.

Transnational Corporations and the Pharmaceutical Industry. United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations.

Transnational Corporations in the Pharmaceutical Industry of Developing Countries. United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations.

 

High-technology and biotechnology:

BriefBook: Biotechnology, Microbes and the Environment. Center for Science Information, San Francisco CA, 415-553-8772.

BriefBook: Biotechnology and Genetic Diversity. Center for Science Information, San Francisco CA, 415-553-8772.

Global Electronics. Pacific Studies Center. (Monthly newsletter).

The High Cost of High Tech: The Dark Side of the Chip. Lenny Siegel and John Markoff. New York: Harper and Row, 1985.

QuickBook: Genetic Engineering of Plants. Center for Science Information, San Francisco CA, 415-553-8772.

RAFI's List of Bioprospectors ad Biopirates. From RAFI Communique September-October 1995. http://www.charm.net/~rafi/biolist.html.

Transnational Corporations in Biotechnology. United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations, 1988.

Transnational Corporations and the Electronics Industries of ASEAN Economies. United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations, 1987.

Transnational Corporations in the International Semiconductor Industry, 1986. United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations.

World Directory of National Science and Technology Policy-making Bodies. UNESCO, 2nd ed., 1991. (UNIPUB U7111. 227 pp. $19.00).

Insurance:

The Insurance Forum. (Newsletter edited by Joe Belth).

Manufacturing:

Transnational Corporations in the Power Equipment Industry. United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations.

Media:

News Media Yellow Book. New York: Monitor Publishing; quarterly. (Includes 28,000 individuals at 2,800 media organizations, including feature syndicates, columnists, newspapers, television, radio, consumer, trade, and association magazines, and publishers. Includes subject index).

Mining:

Business in the Rainforests. Conrad MacKerron. Investor Responsibility Research Center.

Dun's Industrial Guide: The Metal Working Directory.

The Gulliver File: Mines, People and Land - A Global Battleground. By Roger Moody, Minewatch, London. Utrecht: International Books, 1992.

The Impact of the International Mining Industry on Native Peoples. Michael Howard. Sydney: University of Sydney, Transnational Corporations Research Project, 1988.

Mineral Plolicy Center www.mineralpolicy.org (Monitors U.S. mining; lobbies for reform of the 1872 mining law).

Mining Engineering. ; Littleton, CO: Society for Mining, Metallurgy, & Exploration. (Has an annual state by-state review issue).

Project Underground. www.moles.org/index.html (Tracks oil and mining issues and corporations).

Transnational Corporations in the Bauxite/Aluminum Industry. United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations.

Transnational Corporations in the Copper Industry. United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations.

Oil industry:

See also Petrochemical industry.

Basic Petroleum Data Book. Washington DC: American Petroleum Institute. (Published three times per year. Includes data on reserves, exploration, production, finance, prices, demand, refining, imports, exports, offshore, transportation, natural gas, OPEC, etc. Most statistical data begins in 1947).

Business in the Rainforests. Conrad MacKerron. Investor Responsibility Research Center.

Energy Who's Who Directory 1990-1991. Alexandria, VA: National Energy Resources Organization.

Financial Times International Yearbook: Oil & Gas. Longman. (Production and financial data on 800 corporations).

International Petroleum Encyclopedia. PennWell. Annual.

Market Shares and Individual Company Data for U.S. Energy Markets: 1950-1987. Washington, DC: American Petroleum Institute. (Biannual. Company-by-company data on concentration in various sectors of the U.S. petroleum industry).

Oil & Gas Journal.

Oil Daily: Daily Newspaper of the Petroleum Industry.

The Whole World Oil Directory. Wilmette, IL: Macmillan/National Register Publishing, 13th ed., 1991. (Includes names, addresses, and directors of national and international oil and gas development companies).

World Oil. Monthly.

Petrochemical industry:

See also Oil industry.

Major Chemical and Petrochemical Companies in Europe.

PetroChemical News: a Weekley News Service. William F. Bland Co. Weekly.

Who's Who in World Petrochemicals and Plastics. Annual.

Worldwide Petrochemical Directory. PennWell. Annual.

Public relations:

See also section on Political activities/Public relations.

Service industries:

See also Banking, Consulting, Insurance, Public relations.

Dun's Directory of Service Companies.

Timber:

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Tobacco:

www.tobacco.org

Annual rankings of corporations in major industries include:

Business Week 1000.

Global 500 (Fortune magazine).

Forbes 500.

Forbes International 500.

Service 500 (Fortune magazine).

Standard & Poor's Industry Surveys.

 

2: SUBSIDIARIES/INTERLOCKS/AFFILIATIONS

 

To find public corporations' interlocking directors, check their (printed) annual reports (available from the corporation) or their annual proxy statements (SEC Form DEF 14A, avaliable from SEC's EDGAR database, www.sec.gov/).

 

Books and periodicals:

Acquisitions & Mergers.

America's Corporate Families.

America's Corporate Families and International Affiliations.

Corporate Affiliations On-line.

Corporation Affiliations Plus. (CD-ROM version of Directory of Corporare Affiliations and Corporate Finance Bluebook).

Directors of Industry: the British Corporate Network, 1904-76. John Scott, 1984.

Directory of Corporate Affiliations: Who Owns Whom. Wilmette, IL: Macmillan Directory Division of the National Register Publishing Co.; annual. (Includes 6,000 private and public parent corporations with 50,000 subsidiaries, divisions, and affiliates. Includes personnel, SIC, and geographical indexes; a mergers and acquisitions section; boards of directors; sales, revenues, profits, net worth, assets, and liabilities; and import/export involvement. See also the International Directory of Corporate Affiliations).

Disclosure. (Compact Disclosure CD-ROM).

Dun & Bradstreet's Corporate Families (CD-ROM).

European Business Rankings: Lists of Companies, Products, Services and Activities Compiled from a Variety of Sources. Gale Research.

Global Families On-line. Dun & Bradstreet. (Includes records on 1.7 million companies in 150 countries related through 300,000 corporate families. Available through Dow Jones News Retrieval).

International Cartels In Business History. By Akira KudoTerushi Hara.

International Directory of Corporate Affiliations.

International Networks of Banks and Industry.

Konzerne in Schaubildern. (Intercompany Relations on Charts).

Moody's Industry Review.

Moody's Bank & Finance Manual.

Moody's Industrial Manual.

Moody's OTC Industrial Manual.

Moody's OTC Unlisted Manual.

Moody's Public Utility Manual.

Moody's Transportation Manual.

Organization Charts: Structures of More Than 200 Business and Non-profit Organizations.

Standard & Poor's Industry Surveys.

Standard and Poor's Register of Corporations, Directors, and Executives.

Structure of Corporate Concentration: Institutional Shareholders and Interlocking Directorates Among Major U.S. Corporations: A Staff Study (U.S. Congress, Senate, Committee on Governmental Affairs, 1981).

Who Knows Who: Networking Through Corporate Boards. Berkeley, CA: Knows Who Publishers.

Who Owns Whom On-line.

Who Owns Whom: Australasia & the Far East.

Who Owns Whom: Continental Europe.

Who Owns Whom: North America.

Who Owns Whom: United Kingdom & the Republic of Ireland.

 

3: COUNTRY-SPECIFIC OPERATIONS

Books and periodicals:

ABI/Inform. UMI. (On-line and CD-ROM. Indexes over 800 business periodicals from 1971 to the present).

Asia's 7,500 Largest Companies.

BNA International Trade Reporter. Bureau of National Affairs.

Canadian Dun's Market Identifiers.

Chemical Economics Handbook.

CIFAR's Global Company Handbook.

Directory of American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries.

Directory of Corporate Affiliations: Who Owns Whom.

Eastern European Business Database.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports.

ILT: Investing, Licensing & Trading Conditions Abroad. Business International Corporation. (Short country profiles, periodically updated; several editions).

International Directory of Corporate Affiliations.

Global Company News Digest.

Kompass directories.

Standard Poor's Corporate Descriptions Plus News.

Who Owns Whom: Australasia & the Far East.

Who Owns Whom: Continental Europe.

Who Owns Whom: North America.

Who Owns Whom: United Kingdom & the Republic of Ireland.

Who Owns Whom On-line.

Worldwide Branch Locations of Multinational Companies. Gale, 1994.

 

Agencies:

See also Subsidies/corporate welfare/taxes section for development agencies.

U.S. Agency for International Development (AID), Washington D.C. 20523.

U.S. International Development Cooperation Agency.

U.S. Overseas Private Investment Corporation, 1100 New York Ave NW, Washington D.C. 20527.

U.S. Trade and Development Agency (TDA), Washington D.C. 20523.

United Nations, Division of Transnational Corporations and Management, Dept. of Economic & Social Development, UN Bldg, Room DC21344, New York NY 10017, 212-963-3897. (Formerly the UN Centre on Transnational Corporations).

 

4: LINES OF BUSINESS/PRODUCTS & BRAND NAMES

Brandnames:

Brands and Their Companies: Consumer Products and Their Manufacturers with Addresses and Phone Numbers. Gale Research. (Lists brandnames of products and their companies. See also International Brandnames and Their Companies).

Companies and Their Brands: Manufacturers, Their Addresses and Phone Numbers, and the Consumer Products They Produce.

Encyclopedia of Consumer Brands. St. James Press, 94.

International Brands and Their Companies. Gale Research.

Standard & Poor's Industry Surveys.

Thomas Register. www.thomasregister.com. (Printed and on-line versions of industrial suppliers products, services, and brandnames).

 

Lines of business: A note about SIC codes:

Corporate annual (SEC Form 10-K) and quarterly (SEC Form 10Q) reports give standard industry classification (SIC) codes which indicate the types of business that corporation engages in. The SIC codes are also used in the big corporate directories such as Standard & Poor's Register and the Million Dollar Directory. SIC codes can be decoded using the Standard Industry Classification Manual.

 

5: FINANCIAL DATA/ASSETS/PROPERTY OWNED

Books and periodicals:

ARK Information Services.

D&B Dun's Financial Records Plus. On-line.

D&B Dun's Market Identifiers.

Directory of Foreign Investment in the U.S.: Real Estate ad Businesses. Gale, 2nd ed., 1993.

Disclosure (and Compact Disclosure).

Global Company Handbook: An Analysis of the Financial Performance of the World's Leading 7,500 Companies. CIFAR. (Profiles 7,500 ublic corporations in 48 countries).

Moody's Bank & Finance Manual.

Moody's Company Data. (CD-ROM; 10,000 NYSE, AMEX, Nasdaq, NMS, OTC public companies; Moody's Company Data with EDGAR includes SEC filings).

Moody's Industrial Manual.

Moody's OTC Industrial Manual.

Moody's OTC Unlisted Manual.

Moody's Public Utility Manual.

Moody's Transportation Manual.

TRW Business Credit Profiles.

U.S. Government Banking and Financial Datafiles. NTIS.

ValueLine.

 

Databases and Internet Resources:

CD/Corporate: International Public Companies. OneSource. CD-ROM.

CD/Investment: International Equities. OneSource. CD-ROM.

SEDAR. www.sedar.com/ The Canadian public securitities database.

U.S. SEC EDGAR Database. http://www.sec.gov/edgarhp.htm.

Concentration of Wealth:

Disclosure of Corporate Ownership. U.S. Congress, Senate Committee on Government Operations, Staff Report of the Subcommittee on Budgeting, Management and Expenditure, 93rd Cong., 2d Sess., May 4, 1974.

Economic Report of the President People: An Alternative to the Economic Report of the President. Center for Popular Economics. Boston: South End Press, 1986.

A Field Guide to the U.S. Economy. Center for Popular Economics. New York: Pantheon Books, 1987.

Money Income and Poverty Status of Families and Persons in the United States. U.S. Bureau of the Census. (Annual; CPR series P-60).

Official Guide to American Incomes, by Cheryl Russel and Margaret Ambry. New York: New Strategist, 1st ed., 1993. (Statistics on income, wealth, and poverty).

The Rich List: a Directory of America's Wealthiest People. Austin, TX: The Rich List; 1992. (Includes 1,600 people worth more than $25 million; brief biographies include source of wealth).

U.S. Census Bureau. www.census.gov/hhes/www/wealth.html. (Includes statistics on the distribution of wealth and income).

 

Land Ownership:

Land Ownership in the United States, 1978. USDA Agric. Info. Bulletin 435.

The People's Land: A Reader on Land Reform in the U.S. Edited by Peter Barnes. Emmaus, PA: Rodale Press, 1975.

Who Owns Appalachia: Land Ownership and Its Impact. Appalachian Land Ownership Task Force, 1983.

Who Owns the Land?: A Primer on Land Reform in the USA. By Peter Barnes and Larry Casalino. Center for Rural Studies, National Coalition for Land Reform.

 

Agencies:

U.S. Census Bureau. www.census.gov/hhes/www/wealth.html

U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission. www.sec.gov

 

State and local agencies:

Local (county) tax assessor and boards. (For property tax records).

Local (county) recorder or register of deeds. (For documents on property transactions).

 

Non-U.S. corporations:

Canadian Financial Database.

CANCORP Canadian Corporations.

D&B Canadian Dun's Market Identifiers.

ICC Canadian Corporations.

Moody's International Company Data. (CD-ROM; 11,000 non-US corporations).

Morningstar Japan. (Biweekly loose-leaf service of financial statistics on 700 Japanese companies).

SEDAR. www.sedar.com/ The Canadian public securitities database.

 

 

6: SHAREHOLDERS/MANAGEMENT

Books and periodicals:

Acquisitions & Mergers.

ARK Information Services.

Capital Changes Reporter. Commerce Clearing House.

Corporate Yellow Book.

Forbes. Annual issue on executive compensation.

How Institutions Voted on Social Responsibility Shareholder Resolutions in the Proxy Season. Investor Responsibility Research Center. (Annual).

Insider Trader.

Institutional Investor: the Magazine for Finance and Investment.

International Corporate Yellow Book: Who's Who at the Leading 1,000 Non-U.S. Corporations. Monitor.

Paywatch. www.paywatch.org. (The AFL-CIO's list of cprporate CEO's salaries, bonuses, and stock options).

Pensions and Investments: The Newspaper of Corporate and Institutional Investing. (Formerly Pensions and Investment Age).

Reference Book of Corporate Managements.

SEC On-line on SilverPlatter.

Securities Insider Trading Litigation Reporter. Andrews Publications. (Covers legal cases involving insdier trading).

Security Traders' Monthly. Investment Dealers' Digest. National Security Traders Association.

Standard & Poor's Register of Corporations, Directors, and Executives.

Vickers Weekly Insider report. Vickers Stock Research.

 

Databases and Internet resources:

Compact Disclosure. (CD-ROM database available in many libraries; not as up-to-date, but easier to use, than the SEC's EDGAR database).

Executive Compensation http://www.ctsg.com/ceopay

Insider Trader Monitor. Invest/Net. (Database of all insider trading transactions on file with the U.S. SEC since 1984).

LEXIS-NEXIS.

Northwest Corporate Accountability Project, P.O. Box 17804, Seattle, WA 98107, David E. Ortman, 206-789-6136, deo@igc.org, http://www.scn.org/earth/wum/ (Step-by step information on how to file shareholder resolutions, and profiles on over 75 of the largest public owned corporations in Washington State).

SEDAR. www.sedar.com/ The Canadian public securities database.

Shareholder Direct http://shareholder.com/.

StockMaster.

U.S. SEC EDGAR Database
http://www.sec.gov/edgarhp.htm (SEC documents available via the Internet include Forms 10-K and 10-Q (annual and quarterly reports); prospectus and proxy statements; and Schedules 13D and 13G.(filed by those acquiring five percent or more of a company's stock).

Vickers On-line. Vickers Stock Research. (Details insider trading and holdings of institutional investors).

 

Document delivery services:

Disclosure. Delivers SEC filings.

Federal Filings. Dow Jones. 1-800-487-6162. (Delivers SEC, federal agency, and bankruptcy court documents).

Agencies:

U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission.
http://www.sec.gov

Directory of Companies Required to File Annual Reports with the Securities & Exchange Commission. (Those with more than 500 shareholders and $1 million in assets).

News Digest (Daily summary of events).

SEC Docket. (Weekly summary of events).

Official Summary of Securities Transactions. (Monthly. Lists insider trading transactions).

 

Institutional shareholders:

Council of Institutional Investors.

Fund for Stockowners Rights. PO Box 65563, Washington D.C. 20035. 703-276-3330.

Institutional Investor Project, Columbia University.

Shareholder Direct
http://shareholder.com/

 

Shareholder resolutions:

Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), 475 Riverside Drive, Room 556, New York NY 10115, 212-870-2295, info@iccr.org, www.domini.com/ICCR.html. Publishes Church Proxy Resolutions. (Annual).

Investor Responsibility Research Center, 1350 Connecticut Ave NW # 700, Washington D.C. 20036, 202-833-0700, fax 202-833-3555, irrc@aol.com, www.irrc.org. Publishes How Institutions Voted on Social Responsibility Shareholder Resolutions in the Proxy Season. (Annual).

Investors' Rights Association of America. 516-829-2823. http://www.lens-inc.com/Academic/irra96.html. Publishes Results of Shareholder Resolutions. (Annual).

Northwest Corporate Accountability Project, P.O. Box 17804, Seattle, WA 98107, David E. Ortman, 206-789-6136, deo@igc.org, http://www.scn.org/earth/wum/ (Step-by step information on how to file shareholder resolutions, and profiles on over 75 of the largest public owned corporations in Washington State).

Shareholder Action On-Line Handbook. By Craig MacKenzie. New Consumer, 1993. http://www.lens-inc.com/academic.html.

7: HISTORY AND NEWS

History:

Encyclopedia of American Business History and Biography. Facts on File. (50 volumes projected).

Everybody's Business. By Milton Moskowitz et al. (1980 and 1990 editions).

Hoover's Handbook of American Business. On-line.

Hoover's Handbook of World Business. On-line.

International Directory of Company Histories.

Macmillan Directory of Multinationals.

Moody's Manuals.

Multinational Monitor.

 

The muckrakers:

History of the Great American Fortunes. By Gustavus Myers.

The Money Lords: The Great Finance Capitalists 1925-1950. By Matthew Josephson.

The Robber Barons: The Great American Capitalists 1861-1901. By Matthew Josephson.

 

News:

ABI/Inform. UMI. (On-line and CD-ROM. Indexes over 800 business periodicals from 1971 to the present).

BNA International Trade Reporter. Bureau of National Affairs.

BLOOMBERG Business News http://www.bloomberg.com/cgi-bin/tdisp.sh?bbn/index.html

Business Dateline. (CD-ROM. Regional, local, and national newspapers).

Business Periodicals Index. Wilson.

Business Wire.

Canada Newswire. http://www.newswire.flexnet.com/cdnews.htm.

Dow Jones. http://bis.dowjones.com OR http://www.dowjones.com (3,000 business and financial publications, including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and Financial Times).

Electronic Newstand. http://www.jou.ufl.edu/commres/webjou.html (Commercial Newspapers on the Net).

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports.

Foreign Trade and Economic Abstracts.

Global Company News Digest. CIFAR. Monthly.

Infomat International Business. Predicasts.

LEXIS NEXIS. (Business and legal information).

Moody's 5000 Plus on CD-ROM.

Moody's Corporate News U.S. (On-line).

Moody's Corporate Profiles. (On-line).

National Newspaper Index. (CD-ROM. Covers the New York Times, Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, and Wall Street Journal).

New York Times. (On-line and CD-ROM).

NewsAlert. www.NewsAlert.com/free/headlines

NewsNet (750 industry newsletters and 20 news wires).

Newspaper Abstracts Ondisc. CD-ROM. Covers New York Times, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, and Wall Street Journal).

PR Newswire.

PTS F&S Index. Predicasts.

PTS PROMPT. Predicasts.

Reuters New Media http://www.reutersnm.com/

Reuters TEXTLINE. (On-line).

RTI Retrieval Technologies. 703-905-9000, www.newsmachine.com. (News Machine retrieval software gives access to many financial and corporate news services).

Standard & Poor's Corporation Records. (Includes Daily News and Cumulative News).

Standard & Poor's News. (On-line).

Standard Poor's Corporate Descriptions Plus News.

Wall Street Journal. (On-line).

Wilson-line: Wilson Business Abstracts. (Indexes and abstracts 350 periodicals, including the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times business section. The Business Periodicals Index is the on-line version without abstracts).

World News Connection. http://wnc.fedworld.gov. (Non-U.S. sources).

 

8: LEGAL COMPLIANCE/CRIME/ MONOPOLY

/BUSINESS PRACTICES

Doing research on a corporation's business practices includes such areas as:

violations of securities law (shareholder and other investor law)

monopoly (anti-trust) issues such as predatory pricing

consumer issues like price gouging, fraud, and safety

 

Books and periodicals:

Business Crime: Criminal Liability of the Busness Community. Matthew Bender. Looseleaf.

Class Action Reports: ...Private Attorney General and Public Interest Law. Washington, D.C.: Class Action Reports.

Corporate Crime and Violence: Big Business Power and the Abuse of the Public Trust. By Russell Mokhiber. Sierra Club Books, 1988.

Corporate Crime Reporter. Weekly.

Corporate Criminal Liability. Clark Boardman Callaghan. Looseleaf.

 

Court decisions:

Capitol Reports. www.caprep.com/caprep/

Electronic Public Access Services to Automated Information in the U.S. Federal Courts. http://www.uscourts.gov/PubAccess.html.

Shepherd's Citations.

State and local civil and criminal court indexes. (County clerk).

Thomas http://thomas.loc.gov (Court locator as well as full-text Congressional Record, legislation, legislative histories, status reports on bills, etc).

 

Agencies:

U.S. Civil Service Commission.

U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division. (Antitrust Management Information System).

U.S. Department of Justice, Litigation Support System.

U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Public Affairs.

U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Bureau of Competition.

U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Consumer Complaint System.

U.S. Foreign Claims Settlement Commission.

U.S. Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC).

U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC). 450 5th Street NW, Washington D.C. 20549. http://www.sec.gov

U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), Enforcement Division. http://www.sec.gov/enforce.htm

 

 

State and local agencies:

Better Business Bureaus/Chambers of Commerce.

County tax assessor (property records).

County clerk (civil and criminal files)

Secretary of State/ State Division of Corporations.

State Controller.

 

International agencies:

International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), Washington DC.

International Business Practices:

gopher umslvma.umsl.edu (choose library and govinfo). (Includes different countries' tax laws; trade regulations; U.S. State Dept. Background Notes; CIA World Factbook entries; Overseas Business Reports; etc).

Public interest groups:

Public Citizen.

Shareholder rights groups.

 

Research guides:

The Court Index & Other Treasure Troves. Washington DC: The Institute/TRAIN.

Data Sources in White-Collar Lawbreaking. U.S. Department of Justice, 1980.

Legal Research: How to Find and Understand the Law. Nolo Press.

 

9: ENVIRONMENTAL RECORD/NATURAL RESOURCES

See also section on health & safety information.

Topics include:

pollution: data on routine releases into air, water, soil from U.S. manufacturers are in the U.S. EPA Toxic Release Inventory database; there are state equivalents; see also sources of information for violations of federal or local environmental regulations.

toxic accidents: the main database for reports of spills of hazardous substances and oil is ERNS, the Emergency Response Notification System; there are state equivalents; see also news sources for historical accidents.

toxic waste: hazardous waste site liability: U.S. Superfund (SETS database) and state waste site lists.

 

 

 

Books and Periodicals:

BNA Court Cases. Bureau of National Affairs. (Legal decisions).

BNA Environment Reporter. Bureau of National Affairs. (Legal decisions).

Conservation Directory. Washington DC: National Wildlife Federation. (Annual; includes the environmental agencies of other countries; also via the Internet).

E: The Environmental Magazine. http://www.emagazine.com

Enviroline. (On-line; see listing for Environment Abstracts).

Encyclopedia of Environmental Information Sources: A Subject Guide to About 34,000 Print and Other Sources of Information on All Aspects of the Environment. Detroit: Gale Research; 1993.

Environment Abstracts. Congressional Information Service, Bethesda MD. http://www.cispubs.com. (Print, CD-ROM, and on-line as Enviroline. Research articles from 800 English language journals; covers sustainable development, climate change, pollution, waste, toxics, energy, population, and wildlife).

Environmental Executive Directory. Washington, DC: Carroll Publishing; 1992. (Includes 11,000 individuals, corporations, and organizations).

EI Environmental Services Directory. Minneapolis, MN: Environmental Information Ltd.

Environmental Statistics Handbook: Europe. Detroit: Gale Research; 1993.

Environmental Software and Datafiles from the U.S. Government. NTIS.

Gale Environmental Sourcebook: A Guide to Organizations, Agencies, and Publications. Detroit: Gale Research, 2nd ed., 1993.

Green Index: A State-by-State Guide to the Nation's Environmental Health. Washington, DC: Island Press; 1991. (A project of the Institute for Southern Studies, the Green Index was begun in 1989, with initial reports in 1990. The 1991-92 edition was expanded to index more than 250 indicators for air, water, and toxics pollution, energy use, hazardous and solid waste, community and workplace health, farms, forest, fish and recreation, Congressional leadership, and state policy initiatives).

Industry and Environment. Paris: UNEP. (Quarterly).

Infoterra International: Directory of Sources for Environmental Information. Nairobi: UNEP.

Statistical Record of the Environment. Gale Research-Euromonitor, 2nd ed., 1993.

Survey on Environmental Policies, Programs, and Management Techniques of the 1000 Largest Multinational Corporations. United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations.

 

Standards for environmental management and auditing:

Available in engineering libraries (or commercially from Document Center Inc http://www.document-center.com ).

ANSI/ISO 14001: Environmental Management Systems: Specification with Guidance for Use

ANSI/ISO 14004: Environmental Management Systems: General Gudelines on Principles, Systems and Supporting Techniques

ANSI/ISO 14010: Guidelines for Environmental Auditing: General Principles

ANSI/ISO 14011: Guidelines for Environmental Auditing: Auditing Procedures: Auditing of Environmental Management Systems

ANSI/ISO 14012: Guidelines for Environmental Auditing: Qualification Criteria for Environmental Auditors

 

Database and Internet resources:

See also section on health & safety information.

Capitol Reports Newslink Environmental. www.caprep.com/caprep (Includes links to federal and state environmental and natural resource agencies).

EcoNet's Environmental Racism/Environmental Justice Resources http://www.igc.apc.org/envjustice/

EnviroLink http://www.envirolink.org/

Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide http://www.open.igc.apc.org/elaw/

Greenwire: The Environmental News Daily. 3129 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria VA 22305, 703-518-4600, fax 703-518-8702.

League of Conservation Voters Environmental Scorecard http://www.eff.org/

PRP Data System. Environmental Data Associates, 1866 Ingleside Terrace NW, Washington D.C. 20010, 800-900-3321, 202-387-6984. ($295 commercial computer disk version of the Potentially Responsible Parties at the U.S. EPA's National Priority List of Superfund hazardous waste sites. A Directory of Superfund Sites, RCRA projects, DOD clean-up sites, and other marketing tools are also available).

RACHEL (Remote Access Chemical Hazards Electronic Library). Environmental Research Foundation. Modem dial 410-263-8903 (8-N-1).

Right-To-Know Net http://rtk.net/. The best on-line resource for environmental and health and safety information; use RTK's versions of the EPA databases.

TOXLINE. U.S. National Library of Medicine. (On-line and CD-ROM on CCINFOdisc from the Candian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), 1-800-668-4284. The Toxline database contains 800,000 references with abstracts to the literature on toxicology).

Where You Live - Environmental Working Group http://www.ewg.org

 

Agencies:

International agencies:

Environment Watch Western Europe. http://world.std.com/~cic/ewwe/ewweinfo.htm

United Nations Environmental Programme. http://www.unep.no

U.S. State agencies:

Capitol Reports Newslink Environmental. www.caprep.com/caprep (Directory to state environmental and natural resource agencies).

U.S. Agencies:

U.S. DOD Environmental Program Sourcebook - 1996. Falls Church, VA: Strategic Marketing Management Group. (Over 600 contacts in Army Corps of Engineers, Army Environmental Center, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Air Force Center for Environmental Excellence, DOD environmental research activities).

U.S. Department of Justice, Land and Natural Resources Division.

U.S. Department of the Interior.

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. http://www.fws.gov/

 

U.S. EPA databases:

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. http://www.epa.gov

Aerometric Information Retrieval System (AIRS). Air emissions and compliance.

Civil Enforcement Docket for CERCLA, RCRA, CAA, CWA, etc.

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Information System (CERCLIS). (Superfund sites list). National Priority Listing (NPL). CERCLIS. www.epa.gov/enviro/html/cerclis_overview.html. (The Superfund database).

Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA, or Superfund SARA Title III). SARA Title 3 includes sections covering the toxic substances use (Section 311, material safety data sheets), storage (Section 312, inventory forms), and emission (Section 313, Toxic Release Inventory or TRI).

Emergency Response Notification System (ERNS) databas: http://www.epa.gov/ERNS. Contact the U.S. EPA ERNS Information Line, 202-260-2342; write to the ERNS Manager at the U.S. EPA Office of Emergency and Remedial Response, Mail Code 5203G, 401 M Street, S.W., Washington, DC 20460, e-mail erns.info@epamail.epa.gov; or contact the 10 EPA regional offices. (Contains the initial reports for toxic spills at industrial facilities).

Enforcement Accomplishment Reports.

Facility Index System (FINDS) list of facilities regulated by the U.S. EPA.

Gopher server gopher://gopher.epa.gov OR gopher://earth1.epa.gov.

Industry File Index System.

Industry File Index System.

Land Disposal Restriction (LDR) Notification Form. 40 CFR 268.7.

Library Network. http://www.epa.gov/natlibra/index.html. Telnet://epaibm.rtpnc.epa.gov. Direct dial (919) 549-0720 (300-9600, even, 1/2 duplex, 7, 1).

National Center for Environmental Publications http://www.epa.gov/epahome/catalog.html

National Compliance Profile Reports.

National Publications Catalog. http://www.epa.gov/epahome/html

Permit Compliance System (PCS) for National Pollutant Dischage Elimination System (NPDES) permits.

PRP Data System. Environmental Data Associates, 1866 Ingleside Terrace NW, Washington D.C. 20010, 800-900-3321, 202-387-6984. ($295 commercial computer disk version of the Potentially Responsible Parties at the U.S. EPA's National Priority List of Superfund hazardous waste sites. A Directory of Superfund Sites, RCRA projects, DOD clean-up sites, and other marketing tools are also available).

RCRA (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act) Administrative Action Tracking System.

RCRA Notifiers list of sites which produce hazardous substances as a normal part of their commercial operation.

RCRIS (Resource Conservation and Recovery Information System) Treatment, Storage and Disposal (TSD) facility lists.

Site Enforcement Tracking System (SETS) database lists Potentially Responsible Parties for cleaning up hazardous waste sites.

STORET (STOrage and RETrieval System for Water Quality and Biological Monitoring Data) database of ambient water quality monitoring data from local, state, and federal agencies.

Toxic Release Inventory System (TRI or TRIS) database includes levels of pollution released from specific manufacturing sites in the country. The TRI covers air, water, and land emissions; underground injection; POTWs; and offsite transfers. There are various versions, including Internet www.epa.gov/enviro/html/tris/tris_overview.html, CD-ROM, and annual print publication, but try using RTK-Net;).

Treatment, Storage and Disposal: see RCRIS.

Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest. EPA Form 8700-22.

 

Organizations:

See also section on Activist campaigns/boycotts/strikes.

Conservation Directory. Washington DC: National Wildlife Federation. (Print and Internet version; annual; includes the environmental agencies of other countries).

Green Globe Yearbook of International Co-operation on Environment and Development 1993: An Independent Publication on Environment and Development from the Fridtjof Nansen Institute, Norway. New York: Oxford University Press; 1993. (Began in 1992; contains articles, and descriptions of international agreements and environment and development, intergovernmental organizations, and nongovernmental organizations).

World Environmental Directory, North America. Silver Spring, MD: Business Publishers; 5th ed., 1989. ($125; "45,000 individuals and/or companies engaged in environmental activities in the U.S. or Canada"; mostly product manufacturers and consulting services).

10: HEALTH & SAFETY RECORD

See also section on environmental information.

Topics include:

industrial health and safety

toxic accidents: the main database for reports of spills of hazardous substances and oil is ERNS, the Emergency Response Notification System; there are state equivalents; see also news sources for historical accidents.

Emergency Response Notification System (ERNS database): contact U.S. EPA ERNS Information Line (202) 260-2342; erns.info@epamail.epa.gov; or the 10 EPA regional offices.

Books and periodicals:

Consolidated List of Products Whose Consumption and/or Sale Have Been Banned, Withdrawn, Severely Restricted or Not Approved by Governments (United Nations).

DOD Environmental Directory.

Environmental Contaminant Reference Databook. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold. (Print and CD-ROM. Environmental effects of regulated chemicals).

Environmental Health. Congressional Quarterly. (Lists federal regulations).

Hazardous Materials Handbook. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold. (Print and CD-ROM. Expanded version of U.S. Coast Guard Chemical Response Information System (CHRIS) Manual. Covers 1,200 transported industrial materials).

National Product Liability Database. Nashville, TN.

Occupational Safety & Health Reporter (BNA).

Patty's Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology. Wiley. (Print and CD-ROM versions; covers industrial toxic substances, worker exposure data, regulations).

Products Liability Reporter. Commerce Clearing House.

Recognition of Health Hazards in Industry: A Review of Materials and Processes.

Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold; 9th ed., 1996. (Print and CD-ROM. Health and safety data, regulatory standards, toxicity, carcinogenicity, and physical properties of over 20,000 chemicals).

Transnational Corporations and Industrial Hazards Disclosure. United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations.

The Truth About Where You Live: An Atlas for Action on Toxins and Mortality.

 

Databases and Internet resources:

See also section on environmental information.

HSDB Hazardous Substances Data Bank. U.S. National Library of Medicine. (On-line and CD-ROM on CCINFOdisc from the Candian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), 1-800-668-4284. The HSDB database covers over 4,500 substances' health hazards, environmental fate and exposure, standards and regulations, and manufacturing and uses).

MedAccess On-line. MedAccess Corporation, 420 Bedford St, Lexington MA 02173, http://www.medaccess.com. (Zip code specific data on air and water quality, acid rain, radon, lead and asbestos; guides to cleansers, garden chemicals, and safe disposal of hazardous materials).

MEDLINE. U.S. National Library of Medicine. www4.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/PubMed/ or www.nlm.nih.gov/databases/freemedl.html

NIOSHTIC. U.S. NIOSH. (On-line via CCINFOline from the Candian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), 1-800-668-4284).

RTECS. (On-line via CCINFOline from the Candian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), 1-800-668-4284).

Right-To-Know Net http://rtk.net/. The best on-line resource for environmental and health and safety information; use RTK's versions of the EPA databases.

TOXLINE. U.S. National Library of Medicine. (On-line and CD-ROM on CCINFOdisc from the Candian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), 1-800-668-4284. The Toxline database contains 800,000 references with abstracts to the literature on toxicology).

 

Agencies:

U.S. Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry (ATSDR). http://www.at dr.cdc.gov:8080/

U.S. Air Force, Inspection & Safety Center, Norton AFB, San Bernadino CA.

U.S. Air Force, Occupational & Environmental Health Lab, Brooks AFB, San Antonio TX.

U.S. Army, Environmental Hygiene Agency, Aberdeen MD.

U.S. Army, Safety Center, Fort Rucker AL.

U.S. Army, Toxic & Hazardous Materials Agency, Aberdeen MD.

U.S. Center for Disease Control. http://www.cdc.gov/

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

U.S. Department of Defense (emergency response plans).

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services:

National Institutes of Health.

Public Health Service.

U.S. Department of Transportation, Office of Hazardous Materials Transportation. U.S. DOT Office of Hazardous Materials Transportation. Emergency Response Handbook. Hazardous Materials Information System.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Emergency Response Notification System (ERNS database): contact U.S. EPA ERNS Information Line, 202-260-2342; erns.info@epamail.epa.gov; or the 10 EPA regional offices.

U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency.

U.S. Federal Mine Safety & Health Review Commission.

U.S. National Library of Medicine. MEDLINE database www4.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/PubMed/ or www.nlm.nih.gov/databases/freemedl.html

U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

U.S. National Transportation Safety Board.

U.S. Navy, Environmental Health Center, Naval Base, Norfolk VA.

U.S. Navy, Safety Center, Naval Air Station, Norfolk VA.

U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA). http://www.osha.gov/

OSHA violations by company name can be obtained by request in writing to Director, Office of Management Data Systems, U.S. Dept. of Labor - OSHA, 200 Constitution Ave NW, Room N3661, Washington D.C. 20210. Telephone 202-219-7788.

U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration, National Institutes of Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH).

U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration, Office of Management Data Systems, 202-219-7788.

U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission.

U.S. OSHA Review Commission reviews OSHA citations and penalties. The Commission maintains a case tracking system; its decisions are published annually in the Bureau of National Affairs' Occupational Safety and Health Cases.

U.S. OSHA Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS). CFR 1910.1200.

U.S. OSHA NIOSHTIC database. (On-line via CCINFOline from the Candian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), 1-800-668-4284).

U.S. OSHA violations by company name can be obtained by request in writing to Director, Office of Management Data Systems, U.S. Dept. of Labor OSHA, 200 Constitution Ave NW, Room N3661, Washington D.C. 20210. Telephone 202-219-7788.

 

Organizations:

Citizens Clearinghouse for Hazardous Waste (CCHW), PO Box 6806, Falls Church VA 22040, 703-237-2249.

Public Data Access. New York.

Right-To-Know Net http://rtk.net/. The best on-line resource for environmental and health and safety information; use RTK's versions of the EPA databases.

 

11: LABOR RECORD

Books and periodicals:

Collective Bargaining Negotiations and Contracts. Bureau of National Affairs.

Daily Labor Report. Bureau of National Affairs. (Digest of major cases by the NLRB).

International Labour Documentation. International Labour Office, Geneva, Switzerland. (Monthly bibliography).

International Labour Statistics. International Labour Office, Geneva, Switzerland. (Annual).

Label Letter. AFL-CIO, Union Label & Trades Dept., 815 16th St NW, Washington D.C. 20006. (Bi-monthly. Includes an ongoing list of labor boycotts sanctioned by the AFL-CIO).

Labor Notes. Labor Education and Research Center, Detroit MI.

Labor Relations: A Company-Union Guide. Corporate Data Exchange, New York, 1982.

Labor Relations Reporter. BNA.

Laborlaw II. BNA; on-line.

Monthly Labor Review. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

National Boycott List. AFL-CIO.

TIE Bulletin. Transnationals Information Exchange. Transnationals Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Telephone 31-20 6626608. Fax 31-20 6757176.

Work Related Abstracts.

Worker Rights News. International Labour Rights Education & Research Fund.

Agencies:

U.S. Department of Labor. Forms LM-10, LM-20, and LM-21 provide information on employers' use of union-busters.

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

U.S. Federal Labor Relations Board (NLRB):

Case Handling Information Processing System (CHIPS).

U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.

U.S. National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).

U.S. National Mediation Board.

Organizations:

American Labor Education Center. Washington DC.

Industrial Cooperative Association. Somerville MA.

International Labour Organisation. Geneva.

LaborNet. Institute for Global Communications (IGC). 415-561-6100, labornet-info@labornet.org, http://www.labornet.org/labornet/.

Midwest Center for Labor Research. East Chicago IN.

OSHA DATA - Regulatory Compliance History Information Service, 973-378-8011, Matthew M. Carmel, mcarmel@oshadata.com, http://www.oshadata.com. Online information service that provides the regulatory compliance history of every company in the US. Current databases include OSHA, Wage and Hour, NLRB, EEOC, INS.

Research guides:

Manual of Corporate Investigation. AFL-CIO, Food & Beverages Trades Dept.

Their Business Is Your Business: How to Investigate Your Employer. American Labor Education Center, Washington DC.

 

12: HUMAN RIGHTS RECORD

xxx get environmental equity issues info sources from:

census data, GIS mapping, mktg atlases, Bullard's directory/database.

Books and periodicals:

Amnesty Action.

Amnesty International Report. (Annual).

Bulletin of Human Rights.

Guide to International Human Rights Practice.

Human Rights Monitor.

Human Rights Organizations and Periodicals Directory.

Human Rights Watch.

Americas Watch.

Asia Watch.

Middle East Watch.

Helsinki Watch.

 

Internet resources:

Aboriginal Resources: Bill's Canadian and U.S. Links http://www.io.org/~jgcom/aborcan.htm

Arms Transfer Working Group http://www.clark.net/pub/gen/atwg/index.html

EcoNet's Environmental Racism/Environmental Justice Resources http://www.igc.apc.org/envjustice/

Human Rights...Buddhist Issues http://www.maui.com/~lesslie/

Military Spending Working Group http://www.clark.net/pub/gen/mswg/index.html

National Commission for Economic Conversion and Disarmament http://www.fas.org/pub/gen/ncecd/

 

Agencies:

International Commission of Jurists. PO Box 160, 26 Chemin de Joinville, 1216 Contrin Geneva, Switzerland.

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, 2201 C St. NW, Washington DC.

 

Organizations:

Amnesty International.

Asian Human Rights Commission, Asian Legal Resource Center, Flat E, 3rd Floor, Kadak Bldg, 171 Sai Yee Street, Kowloon, Hongkong, tel +(852) 2698 6339, fax +(852) 2698-6367, e-mail ahchk@hk.super.net, Internet http://www.HK.super.net/~ahrchk.

 

13: MILITARY INVOLVEMENT

Books and periodicals:

Arms Sales Monitor. Washington DC.

DOD Environmental Directory.

DOD Environmental Program Sourcebook - 1996. Falls Church, VA: Strategic Marketing Management Group. (Over 600 contacts in Army Corps of Engineers, Army Environmental Center, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Air Force Center for Environmental Excellence, DOD environmental research activities).

Military Cleanup and Contamination Atlas for the United States - 1995. Pacific Studies Center.

Top 50 Nuclear Weapons Contractors. Nuclear Free America. (Annual).

World Directory of Peace Research and Training Institutions. UNESCO, 7th ed., 1991. UNIPUB U7529. (Public and private institutions at the international, national, and regional levels in more than sixty countries).

 

Research guides:

How To Get It - A Guide to Defense- Related Information Sources. U.S. Department of Defense.

How to Research Your Local Military Contractor. By Tom Schlesinger, John Gaventa, Juliet Merrifield; New Market, TN: Highlander Center, 1983.

Research Guide to Current Military and Strategic Affairs. Institute for Policy Studies.

 

Databases and Internet:

DMS/FI Contract Awards. On-line.

 

Agencies:

U.S. Department of Defense, Directorate of Operations & Reports:

100 Companies, Contractors Receiving the Largest Dollar Volume of Military Prime Contract Awards. (Annual report).

500 Companies, Contractors Receiving the Largest Dollar Volume of Military Prime Contract Awards. (Annual report).

Defense Acquisition Management Data System. (Software).

Educational & Nonprofit Institutions Receiving Military Prime Contract Awards for Research, Development, Test & Evaluation. (Annual report).

Military Prime Contract Awards by State, City & Contractor. (Database).

Prime Contract Awards by Region & State. (Annual report).

Prime Contract Awards Over $10,000 by State, County, Contracts & Place. (Database).

 

 

Internet resources:

PeaceNet and ConflictNet. Institute for Global Communications (IGC). 415-442-0220.

 

Organizations:

American Friends Service Committee. 1501 Cherry St, Philadelphia PA 19102.

Center for Defense Information. 1500 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington DC 20005. 202-862-0700; fax 202-862-0700.

Center for National Security Studies. 122 Maryland Ave NE, Washington DC 20002.

National Commission for Economic Conversion and Disarmament. Washington DC.

National Security Archive. 1755 Massachusetts Ave NW # 500, Washington DC 20036.

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Pipers vag 28, S-170 73 Solna, Sweden. Telephone 46 8/655 97 00; fax 46 8/655 97 33.

War Resisters League. 339 Lafayette St, New York NY 10012.

14: SUBSIDIES/CORPORATE WELFARE/TAXES

Books and periodicals:

The Anatomy of a Deal: A Handbook of International Project Finance. By Michelle Chan. 1996. Friends of the Earth, 1025 Vermont Ave NW, 3rd floor, Washington D.C. 20005.

Development Report Card for the States. Corporation for Enterprise Development, 777 North Capitol Street NE, Suite 801, Washington DC 20002.

Directory of Economic, Commodity and Development Organizations. International Monetary Fund.

Global Tax Handbook. Economist Intelligence Unit.

Green Scissors Reports. Friends of the Earth/PIRG/CUTS. Green Scissors '96 http://www.essential.org/orgs/FOE/scissors96/. (Annual pork barrel highlights).

Hazardous Handouts: Taxpayer Subsidies to Environmental Degradation. By John C. Ryan. Seattle, WA: Northwest Environment Watch, 1995. (Explains the mechanisms of subsidies to the timber, mining, agriculture, electricity, and auto industries in the Pacific Northwest).

International Income Taxation and Developing Countries. United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations.

No More Candy Store: States and Cities Making Job Subsidies Accountable. By Greg LeRoy et al. Federation for Industrial Retention and Renewal, and Grassroots Policy Project. 2nd ed. 1994. (Details local and state subsidies to corporations).

Non-renewable Resources Extraction Programs and Markets.

President's Council on Sustainable Development. Available from the U.S. GPO, or on-line at http://www.whitehouse.gov/PCSD.

Take the Rich Off Welfare. By Marl Zepezauer and Arthur Naiman. Tucson, AZ: Odonian Press, 1966. (The scandalous details on $448 billion in military, energy, natural resource, and tax break subsidies to corporations).

Tax Shelters Controversies: The IRS, Justice and SEC Crackdown. (Annual).

Tyranny of the Bottom Line. By Ralph Estes. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler, 1996. A corporate accountant shows corporate subsidies of $2.7 trillion, due to workplace injuries, price-fixing, unsafe vehicles, cigarettes, air and water pollution costs, crop losses, damage to health, hazardous waste clean-up, defense contract overcharges, income tax fraud, bribery, extortion and kickbacks.

 

Internet resources:

Cato Institute - Ending Corporate Welfare As We Know It http://www.cato.org/pa225.html

Citizens for Tax Justice http://epn.org/ctj.html

Corporate Welfare Information Center http://www.envirolink.org/issues/corporate/welfare/

Charlotte's Web Corporate Welfare Page http://www.emf.net/~cr/corp-welfare.html

Market Development (subsidy) gopher://una.hh.lib.umich.edu:70/00/ebb/general/markcoop.txt

Subsidies Anonymous http://www.teleport.com/~rot/subs1_1.html

Taxpayer Assets Project home page http://www.essential.org/tap/tap.html

Taxpayer Assets Project full-text publications gopher://gopher.essential.org/11/ftp/pub/tap/Natural_Resources

U.S. Council of Economic Advisors Feb. 1997 report on timber, grazing, and mining subsidies. www.whitehouse.gov.WIT/EOP/CEA/html/CEA-plain.html

 

State and local agencies:

Many subsidies are provided at the state and local levels, so the particular responsible agencies and sources of information vary greatly. Many subsidies are called "economic development incentives" or "tax relief" or "community development" rather than "subsidies." The sources of information in the table below were provided by Greg LeRoy of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, co-author of No More Candy Store.

 

Subsidy program

Anecdotal source

Definitive written source

Industrial revenue bonds

City or county development officials; Local union

City or county development authority

Community development block grants: CDBG infrastructure

City development officials; Local union

City development office; City council hearing records

Community development block grants: loans

City or state development officials; Local union

City development office; State commerce department

Economic Development Administration (EDA)

City development officials

Regional office of EDA within U.S. Dept. of Commerce

Urban development action grants

City development officials

U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regional office

Local property tax abatement

County tax officials;

Local union

County tax assessor

State tax credits: sales, utility, employment taxes

City of county officials

State dept. of commerce

Enterprise zone tax credits

Local enterprise zone association; Local union

Zone association;

State dept. of commerce

Small Business Admin. (SBA) loan guarantees

City or state development officials

U.S. Dept. of Commerce SBA regional office

Section 936 tax credits

Local union

Corporation's annual report (tax section)

Job Training Partnership Act

Local union; union rep on PIC council

U.S. Dept. of Labor regional office

Tax increment financing district

City development officials

City, county, or state planning office

 

U.S. agencies:

U.S. Agency for International Development (U.S. AID), Washington D.C. 20523. http://www/info.usaid.gov

U.S. Department of Agriculture:

Agricultural Marketing Service.

Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service.

Federal Crop Insurance Corporation.

Foreign Agricultural Service. http://ffas.usda.gov/

Office of International Cooperation & Development.

U.S. Department of Commerce:

Business Development Committee.

Economic Development Administration.

Global Market Information System. http://www.itaep.doc.gov

Trade Info Center/Export Assistance Center, 1-800-USA-TRADE.

U.S. Department of Labor:

Job training Partnership Act.

U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank), 811 Vermont Ave NW, Washington D.C. 20571, 1-800-565-EXIM, 202-565-3946, fax 202-565-3380.

Bulletin board service, modem 202-565-3826.

Board of directors meetings, modem 202-565-3835.

Business Development Group, 202-565-3900.

U.S. Farm Credit Administration.

U.S. International Development Cooperation Agency

U.S. Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), 1100 New York Ave NW, Washington D.C. 20527, 202-336-8400, fax 202-408-9859. OPIC InfoLine 202-336-8799, OPIC FactsLine 202-336-8700, opic/s=info@mhs.attmail.com. (OPIC publishes an Investment Funds Portfolio, an Annual Report, Regional Reports).

U.S. Tax Court, Reports & Statistics Section.

U.S. Trade and Development Agency (TDA), Washington D.C. 20523.

United Nations:

UN Development Program, One UN Plaza, New York NY 10017, 212-906-5000.

UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). http://www.fao.org/ (Agriculture, economics, fisheries, forestry, and sustainable development).

UN Industrial Development Organization.

Multilateral agencies:

Asia Development Bank. http://www.asiandevbank.org/

Inter-American Development Bank (IADB). http://www.iadb.org/ (News on proposed and approved projects, business opportunities, and private sector).

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD).

International Development Agency (IDA).

International Finance Corporation (IFC). (Annual Report includes an Investment Portfolio of loans to corporations, listed by country).

International Monetary Fund (IMF). gopher://gopher.imf.org. IMF Staff Country Reports. IMF Working Papers. Directory of Economic, Commodity and Development Organizations.

Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA).

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). http://www.oecd.org/

World Bank, 1818 H Street NW, Washington D.C. 20433, 202-477-1234, fax 202-477-6391. World Bank Public Information Center, 1776 G Street NW, Washington D.C. 20433. http://www.worldbank.org or gopher www.worldbank.org

(The World Bank publishes a Monthly Operational Summary, quarterly financial statements, an Annual Report, and an annual World Development Report. There are also Project Information Documents, Environmental Data Sheets, and other documents available for specific World Bank projects. Major contract awards are published by the United Nations in "Development Business").

See also World Bank affiliates: IBRD, IDA, IFC, MIGA).

World Trade Organization (WTO). http://gatekeeper.unicc.org/wto/

 

Organizations:

Addresses in Organizations/further sources of information section.

Cato Institute.

Citizens for Tax Justice.

Citizens United to Terminate Subsidies (CUTS).

Federation for Industrial Retention and Renewal.

Grassroots Policy Project.

National Taxpayers Union Foundation.

Share the Wealth.

Taxpayer Assets Project. Essential Information.

TaxWatch.

 

15: POLITICAL ACTIVITIES/PUBLIC RELATIONS
/TRADE ASSOCIATIONS

Books and periodicals:

The 1995 Lobbying Hall of Shame. Ken Silverstein. Multinational Monitor, Jan-Feb 1996.

Almanac of Federal PACs.

Associations Yellow Book. New York: Monitor Publishing; semi-annual. (Over 45,000 staff at 1,175 trade and professional organizations: officers, budgets, history, publications, PACs, and directors' company affiliations).

Business Organizations, Agencies, and Publications Directory. (State, national, and international organizations).

Congressional Directory. (Twice a year; lists lobbyists and their clients).

Directory of Corporate Counsel. (The big corporations' lawyers).

Directory of Washington Representatives of American Associations and Industry. New York: Columbia Books.

Encyclopedia of Associations.

The European Public Affairs Directory 1992. Bristol, PA: International Publications Service, c/o Taylor & Francis, 2nd ed., 1992; ISBN: 0-800-24302-1. (Addresses, telephone and fax numbers of 4,000 decision makers; includes corporations, diplomatic corps, European Community and Parliament, trade and special interest groups, labor unions, law firms, consultants, and media).

Follow the Money Handbook.

Martindale & Hubbell Law Directory. (Lists law firms' clients).

National Directory of Corporate Public Affairs. Annual. Columbia Books, NY. (Lists corporations' public affairs staff, PACs, foundations, publications, registered lobbyists, etc).

PR Watch. Center for Media and Democracy, Madison WI.

 

Internet resources:

Federal Election Commission. www.fec.gov. (The laws regarding political contributions, statistics on election and voting, financial information about candidates, parties, and PACs).

FECInfo: a place to discover who gave what to which federal candidates when. www.tray.com/FECInfo. (A user-friendly database of FEC information).

Follow the Money Handbook.

Mother Jones MoJo 400 list and profiles of the biggest contributors to political campaigns. http://www.mojones.com/coinop_congress/mojo_400/mojo_400.html.

PACs - Where You Live - Environmental Working Group http://www.ewg.org

Registered Federal Lobbyist Database. www.crp.org/lobby.

Taxpayer Assets Project Government Information http://www.essential.org/tap/govinfo.html

Taxpayer Assets Project Idiot's Guide to Government Documents gopher://essential.essential.org:70/00/ftp/pub/listserv/tap-resources/950508

Thomas - Congressional record, legislation and legislative histories, status of bills http://thomas.loc.gov

U.S. Government agencies http://english-www.hss.cmu.edu/Govt/agencies.html

U.S. Government Docs Congressional Quarterly Political Hotlist http://voter96.cqalert.com/hl_docum.htm

U.S. Government - Federal Government Information on the Internet http://www.unlv.edu/library/GOVT

U.S. Government List of WWW Servers http://www.fie.com/www/us_gov.htm

U.S. Government SunSITE-based Government Documents http://sunsite.unc.edu/govdocs.html

U.S. Government, Law and Society http://english.hss.cmu.edu/Govt/

U.S. Government:

White House http://www.whitehouse.gov

U.S. Senate http://www.senate.gov

U.S. House http://www.house.gov

Agencies:

U.S. Federal Election Commission.

Clearinghouse of Election Administration. 1-800-424-9530.

Information Services Division. 1-800-424-9530.

 

Groups:

Center for Responsive Politics, Washington D.C.

Center for Media and Democracy, 3318 Gregory St, Madison WI 53711, 608-233-3346, 74250.735@compuserve.com. Publishes PR Watch.

 

Information on corporate front groups, greenwashing, wise use:

Books and periodicals:

The Business of Backlash: Don't Buy It. Co-op America Quarterly, Winter 1994.

The Greenpeace Guide to Anti-Environmental Organizations. Carl Deal. Odonian Press, 1993.

Organizations:

Center for Investigative Reporting.

Political Research Associates.

Western States Center.

16: SOCIAL & ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY & RANKINGS

Books and periodicals:

The 100 Best Companies to Work for in America.

The Best Companies for Women.

The Better World Investment Guide.

Business Ethics. By Richard T. De George. Macmillan Publishing, 3rd ed., 1995.

The Canadian Guide to Profitable Ethical Investing.

CERES Principles. 711 Atlantic Ave, Boston MA 02111. 617-451-0927.

Corporate Examiner. Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility. (10 issues per year).

Corporate Performance Round-Up. (Featured in Business & Society Review).

Directory of Alternative Investments. Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility.

Everybody's Business (especially the 1980 edition).

Job Seeker's Guide to Socially Responsible Companies. Gale, 1995.

Multinational Monitor. Back issues available via http://www.essential.org/monitor/monitor.html. (Includes occasional "corporate profile" articles and Russell Mokhiber's annual "10 Worst Corporations").

Rating America's Corporate Conscience: A Provocative Guide to the Companies Behind the Products You Buy Every Day.

Shopping for a Better World. Council on Economic Priorities.

World Class Business. By Philip Mattera.

 

United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations reports:

Transnational Banks: Operations, Strategies and Their Effects in Developing Countries.

Transnational Corporations and Non-fuel Primary Commodities in Developing Countries.

Transnational Corporations and the Electronics Industries of ASEAN Economies.

Transnational Corporations and the Pharmaceutical Industry.

Transnational Corporations in Biotechnology.

Transnational Corporations in Food and Beverage Processing.

Transnational Corporations in the Agricultural Machinery and Equipment Industry.

Transnational Corporations in the Bauxite/Aluminum Industry.

Transnational Corporations in the Construction and Design Engineering Industry.

Transnational Corporations in the Copper Industry.

Transnational Corporations in the Fertilizer Industry.

Transnational Corporations in the International Semiconductor Industry.

Transnational Corporations in the International Auto Industry.

Transnational Corporations in the Man-Made Fibre, Textile and Clothing Industries.

Transnational Corporations in the Pharmaceutical Industry of Developing Countries.

Transnational Corporations in the Plastics Industry. .

Transnational Corporations in the Power Equipment Industry..

 

 

Research guides:

Corporate Citizenship: Sources for Tracking the Social Performance of Companies. By Wendy Diamond and Andy Kivel, Business & Finance Division Bulletin, No. 92, Winter 1993.

Social Investment Almanac: A Comprehensive Guide to Socially Responsible Investing. By Peter Kinder et al. Henry Holt, 1992.

 

Organizations:

Council on Economic Priorities.

Investor Responsibility Research Center.

Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility.

Multinationals Resource Center/Essential Information/Public Citizen.

"Social investment" screening:

Calvert Group. 4550 Montgomery Ave #1000, Bethesda MD 20814. http://www.calvertgroup.com.

Franklin Research & Development.

GreenMoney Journal. http://www.greenmoney.com

Social Investment Forum.

Working Assets.

Shareholder resolutions:

Church Proxy Resolutions. Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (Annual).

How Institutions Voted on Social Responsibility Shareholder Resolutions in the Proxy Season. Investor Responsibility Research Center. (Annual).

Results of Shareholder Resolutions. Investors' Rights Association of America. 516-829-2823. http://www.lens-inc.com/Academic/irra96.html. (Annual).

Religious organizations:

Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility.

National Council of Churches.

Boycotts and strikes:

See Activist campaigns/boycotts/strikes section.

 

17: ACTIVIST CAMPAIGNS/BOYCOTTS/STRIKES

Books and periodicals:

The Activist's Almanac: the Concerned Citizen's Guide to the Leading Advocacy Organizations in America.

Boycott Action News. Co-op America.

Boycott Quarterly. Center for Economic Democracy, PO Box 30727, Seattle WA 98103-0727. boycottguy@aol.com. (Lists ongoing boycotts, boycotted companies' products, and boycott resources).

Bunny Hugger's Gazette. PO Box 601, Temple TX 76503. (Bi-monthly. Lists animal rights boycotts).

Church Proxy Resolutions. Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (Annual).

Cross-border Links: Directory of Organizations in Canada, Mexico, and the U.S.

Encyclopedia of the American Left. Edited by Mary Jo Buhle, Paul Buhle, and Dan Georgakas. New York: Garland; 1990. (928 pp. "The first comprehensive reference work on the history of the American Left").

How Institutions Voted on Social Responsibility Shareholder Resolutions in the Proxy Season. Investor Responsibility Research Center. (Annual).

Japanese Working for a Better World: Grassroots Voices & Access Guide to Citizens' Groups in Japan.

Label Letter. AFL-CIO, Union Label & Trades Dept., 815 16th St NW, Washington D.C. 20006. (Bi-monthly. Includes an ongoing list of labor boycotts sanctioned by the AFL-CIO).

National Boycott List. AFL-CIO.

Third World Resource Directory: A Guide to Print, Audiovisual and Organizational Resources on Africa, Asia & Pacific, Latin America & Caribbean, and the Middle East, by Tom Fenton and Mary Heffron. WorldViews (DataCenter, Oakland CA, 510-835-4692, datacenter@igc.apc.org. (An 800-page labor of love -- and a detail-lover's delight; includes contact information for more than 2,000 citizens groups from around the world).

World Directory of Environmental Organizations: A Handbook of National and International Organizations and Programs--Governmental and Non-governmental-- Concerned With Protecting the Earth's Resources.

World Directory of Peace Research and Training Institutions. UNESCO.

Internet resources:

Corporate Watch. A project of the Transnational Resource and Action Center and the Institute for Global Communications. http://www.corpwatch.org

Envirolink Boycotts http://www.envirolink.org/environews/boycotts.news.html

 

Organizations:

Addresses in Organizations/further sources of information section.

Third Word Network. Malaysia.

Transnational Institute. Amsterdam.

18: RESEARCH GUIDES

Activist Guides

Activists' Guide to Resources for Researching Corporations. Environmental Resources Information Network, 206 Seneca St, Oil City PA 16301-1317, 814-678-0007, fax 814-678-2404 , Arthur Clark, aclark@essential.org, http://www.essential.org/erin/ (Annotated bibliography of resources for corporate research, including Guidebooks for Corporate Research, On-line (Internet) Resources, and Essential Reference Resources., with contact information for publishers and).

Corporate Citizenship: Sources for Tracking the Social Performance of Companies. By Wendy Diamond and Andy Kivel, Business & Finance Division Bulletin, No. 92, Winter 1993.

How to Research Your Local Military Contractor. By Tom Schlesinger, John Gaventa, and Juliet Merrifield. New Market, TN: Highlander Center, 1983.

Open the Books: How to Research a Corporation. Chicago: Midwest Academy.

Raising Hell: a Citizens Guide to the Fine Art of Investigation. By Dan Noyes. San Francisco: Center for Investigative Reporting/Mother Jones; 1983.

Manual of Corporate Investigation. AFL-CIO Food & Beverages Trades Dept.

Opposition Research Handbook: A Guide to Political Investigations.

Paper Trails: A Guide to Public Records in California. San Francisco: Center for Investigative Reporting.

Their Business Is Your Business: How to Investigate Your Employer Washington DC: American Labor Education Center.

Third World Resource Directory: A Guide to Print, Audiovisual and Organizational Resources. WorldViews, Oakland CA.

Troublemaker's Handbook: How to Fight Back Where You Work--and Win! Labor Notes.

Your Right to Government Information. American Civil Liberties Union.

 

Commercial Guides

AccessAsia: a Guide to Specialists and Current Research.

American Economic and Business History: a Guide to Information Sources.

American Library Association Guide to Information Access. Random House Reference. (3,000 print and electronic sources for libraries, archives, government agencies, on-line services, CD-ROMs, electronic document delivery, OCLC and RLIN catalogs).

AcqWeb. http//www.library.vanderbilt.edu/law/acqs/pubr/alph.html.

Asia and Japan Business Information Sourcebook. By Christopher Engholm. John Wiley & Sons, 1994.

Books and Periodicals On-line: The Guide to Business and Legal Information on Databases and CD-ROM's. Annual.

Bookwire. http://www.bookwire.com.

Business and the Environment: A Resource Guide. Island Press, 1992.

Business Database Finder.

Business Information: How to Find It, How to Use It. Michael Lavin. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press; 1992. (499 p. Major publications and databases).

Business Information Sources (Lorna M. Daniells; 3rd ed., 1993).

Business Organizations, Agencies, and Publications Directory. Gale Research.

Business Researcher's Interests http://www.pitt.edu/~malhotra/interest.html

CD-ROM Finder. Learned Information, 143 Old Marlton Pike, Medford NJ 08055, 5th ed., 1993. Over 1,400 titles, many covering business, technology, and law. Formerly Optical Publishing Directory).

CD-ROMS in Print. Westport, CT: Meckler; annual. (1992 edition, 583 p. Over 3,000 commercially-available products divided by 112 subjects. Available as a book ($65) or CD-ROM ($95). Contact 203-226-6967).

The Company Data Directory: Index to Federal Government Files on Privately and Publicly Held Corporations. (Christine E. Flint, et al; Research Council of Washington, 1983; avail. from United Nations Publications (UNIPUB); 1984; $180).

Computer-readable Databases. Gale Research (Print and on-line).

The Court Index & Other Treasure Troves. Washington DC: Institute/TRAIN.

Cyberskeptic's Guide to Internet Research. BiblioData. (Monthly).

Database Directory. Knowledge Industry Publications.

Directory of Electronic Journals, Newsletters and Academic Discussion Lists. Washington, D.C.: Association of Academic Libraries, 6th ed., 1996. http://arl.cni.org/scomm/edir/index.html.

Directory of International Sources of Business Information. By Sarah Ball. Probus, Chicago, 2nd ed., 1991. (Arranged by country, by industry, and by on-line database).

Directory of On-line Databases. Cuadra/Elsevier.

Directory of United Nations Databases and Information Services.

Directory of U.S. Government Datafiles for Mainframes and Microcomputers (NTIS; annual).

Encyclopedia of Business Information Sources. Gale Research.

European Centre for Study & Information on Multinational Corporations. Brussels: ECSIM.

Finding Government Information on the Internet: A How-To-Do-It Manual. Edited by John Maxymuk. Neal-Schuman Publishers, 1996.

Fulltext Sources On-line. BiblioData. (Published twice per year. Covers 6,000 titles from DIALOG, NEXIS, LEXIS, Westlaw, Dow Jones, NewsNet, DataTimes EyeQ, Ovid, STN, GBI, Genios, FT Profile, Data-Star, Info Globe, Infomart, Burelle's).

Get the Facts on Anyone.

Guide to American Directories. B. Klein Publications.

A Guide to Information on Closely Held Corporations.

Health Care on the Internet: A Journal of Methods and Applications.

How to Find Business Intelligence in Washington. Washington Researchers.

How to Find Company Intelligence in Federal Documents. Washington Researchers.

How to Find Company Intelligence in State Documents. Washington Researchers.

How to Find Company Intelligence in Libraries. Washington Researchers.

How to Find Company Intelligence On-line. Washington Researchers.

How to Find Information About Companies. Washington Researchers.

How to Find Information About Private Companies. Washington Researchers.

How to Find Information About Foreign Firms. Washington Researchers.

How to Find Information About Divisions, Subsidiaries and Products. Washington Researchers.

How To Find Out About Companies: the Corporate Intelligence Sourcebook. Washington, DC; 1988.

How To Get It - A Guide to Defense- Related Information Sources U.S. Department of Defense.

Industry and Company Information: Illustrated Search Strategy and Sources.

Industry Data Sources. Information Access Company. (On-line).

Information Sources in Finance and Banking.

International Directory of Data Bases Relating to Companies. United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations.

Internet Compendium: Guide to Resources by Subject. By Louis Rosenfeld et al. Neal-Schuman Publishers, 1995. (Volume 1: Subject Guides to Health and Science Resources. Volume 2: Subject Guides to the Humanities. Volume 3: Subject Guides to Social Science, Business and Law).

Internet Reference Services Quarterly.

Legal Research: How to Find and Understand the Law. Nolo Press.

List of Company Directories and Summary of Their Contents. United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations.

On-line Deskbook. Wilton CT: On-line, Inc., 1996. (Descriptions and search tips of major database and Internet service providers, including America On-line, CompuServe, DataStar, DataTimes, DIALOG, LEXIS-NEXIS, Dow Jones, Microsoft Network, NewsNet, Prodigy, Internet, and World Wide Web).

Public Records Primer and Investigator's Handbook.

The Sourcebook of Public Record Providers : A Directory of Companies That Furnish Public Records Searches and Investigative Information. Denver, CO: Business Resources Bureau (BRB); 3rd ed., 1996.

Reporter's Handbook: an Investigator's Guide to Documents and Techniques.

Resources for International Business Research http://www.rutgers.edu/rulib/socsci/busi/intbus.html

Statistics Sources: a Subject Guide to Data on Industrial, Business, Social, Educational, Financial and Other Topics for the U.S. and Selected Foreign Countries. Gale Research.

Survey of Research on Transnational Corporations. United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations.

Trade Directories of the World. Jericho, NY: Croner Publications, 1994. (Looseleaf. Indexed by country, by trades, and by profession. Annotations include descritpions of directories, price, and publisher address).

Transnational Business Information: A Manual of Needs and Sources. United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations, 1991.

Transnational Corporations: A Selective Bibliography. United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations.

Tyranny of the Bottom Line: Why Corporations Make Good People Do Bad Things. By Ralph Estes. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler, 1996. (One of the best books on the uses of disclosure, and the need for corporate accountability to a larger group of stakeholders, by the corporate accountant who wrote Corporate Social Accounting (1976), Accounting and Society, and Who Pays? Who Profits?).

UNIDO Guides to Information Sources. Vienna: UN Industrial Development Organization.

Users Guide to the Information System on Transnational Corporations: A Technical Paper. United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations.

Yahoo! Directory of Publishers. (http://www.yahoo.com/business/corporations/publishing/).

19: ORGANIZATIONS/INTERNET/FURTHER SOURCES

Organizations:

Alliance for Democracy, PO Box 683, Lincoln MA 01773, 617-259-9395, fax 617-259-0404, peoplesall@aol.com, http://www.igc.apc.org/alliance/

Boycott Quarterly, Box 30727, Seattle WA 98103-0727, boycottguy@aol.com, Zachary Lyons.

Cancer Prevention Coalition, 520 Michigan Ave # 410, Chicago IL 60611, 312-467-0600, fax 312-467-0599, Jill Cashen, Keith Ashdown.

Center for Investigative Reporting, 568 Howard St, 5th floor, San Francisco CA 94105, 415-543-1200, fax 415-543-8311; 312 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington D.C. 20003, 202-546-1880, fax 202-547-6328.

Center for Media and Democracy, 3318 Gregory St, Madison WI 53711, 608-233-3346, fax 608-238-2236, 74250.735@compuserve.com, John Stauber.

Center for Responsive Politics, 1320 19th St NW # 700, Washington D.C. 20036, 202-857-0044, fax 202-857-7809, info@crp.org, www.crp.org/.

Citizens for Tax Justice, 1311 L Street NW, Washington DC 20005, 202-626-3780.

Coalition for Justice in the Maquiladoras, 3120 W. Ashby, San Antonia TX 78228, 210-732-8957, fax 210-732-8324.

Communities Concerned About Corporations, 5104 42nd Ave, Hyattsville MD 20781, 301-779-1000, fax 301-779-1001, Chris Bedford.

Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund, 2244 Lindsay Lot Road, Shippensburg PA 17257, 717-530-0931, tal@cvns.net, Thomas Linzey.

Corporate Agribusiness Research Project, PO Box 2201, Everett WA 98203, A.V. Krebs, director, (206) 258-5345, avkrebs@earthlink.net, http://home.earthlink.net/~avkrebs/CARP/

Corporate Campaign, Inc., 51 East 12th Street, New York NY 10003, 212-979-8320, fax 212-979-1221, Phillip Mattera, Ray Rogers.

Corporate Crime Reporter, 1322 18th Street NW, Washington DC 20036, 202-429-6928, Russell Mokhiber.

Corporate Watch. A project of the Transnational Resource and Action Center and the Institute for Global Communications. http://www.corpwatch.org

Council on Economic Priorities, 30 Irving Place, New York NY 10003, 212-420-1133, cep@echonyc.com.

Council on International and Public Affairs, 777 United Nations Plaza # 3C, New York NY 10017, 212-972-9877, fax 212-972-9878, cipany@igc.apc.org, David Dembo, Ward Morehouse.

DataCenter, Oakland CA, 510-835-4692, datacenter@igc.apc.org.

Democracy Unlimited, 29 E. Wilson # 201, Madison WI 53703, 608-255-6629, Jane Anne Morris, Ben Manski.

Democracy Unlimited of Humboldt County, PO Box 27, Arcata CA 95518, 707-822-2242, cienfuegos@igc.org, Paul Cienfuegos.

Development GAP, 927 15th St NW, 4th floor, Washington D.C. 20005, 202-898-1566, fax 202-898-1612.

Environmental Background Information Center (EBIC), 204 East Calder Way # 305, State College PA 16801, 814-867-7341, ebic@envirolink.org, www.envirolink.org/orgs/ebic.

Environmental Research Foundation, PO Box 5036, Annapolis MD 21403, 410-263-1584, erf@rachel.clark.net, RACHEL 410-263-8903 (8-N-1), Peter Montague, Maria Pellerano.

Essential Information, PO Box 19405, Washington DC 20036, 202-387-8030, monitor@essential.org.

EthiScan Canada, Box 54034, Toronto ON M67 3B7, Canada, 416-783-6776.

Federation for Industrial Retention and Renewal, 3411 West Diversey #10, Chicago IL 60647, 312-252-7676, 312-252-8797, fax 312-278-5918.

Good Neighbor Project for Sustainable Industries, PO Box 79225, Waverly MA 02179, 617-489-3686, Sanford Lewis, sanlewis@igc.apc.

Grassroots Policy Project, 2040 S Street NW # 203, Washington DC 20009, 202-387-2935, fax 202-234-0981, Richard Healey, Sandra Hinson.

INFACT, 256 Hanover Street, Boston MA 02113, 617-742-4583, infact@igc.apc.org.

Institute for Agricultural & Trade Policy, 1313 Fifth St SE # 303, Minneapolis MN 55414, 612-379-5980, fax 612-379-5982, iatp@iatp.org, http://www.iatp.org/iatp.

Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), 475 Riverside Drive, Room 556, New York NY 10115, 212-870-2295, info@iccr.org, www.domini.com/ICCR.html. Publishes Church Proxy Resolutions. (Annual).

International Forum on Globalization/Dismantling Corporate Rule, PO Box 12218, San Francisco CA 94112, 415-771-3394, vmenotti@igc.apc.org, Victor Menotti.

Investor Responsibility Research Center, 1350 Connecticut Ave NW # 700, Washington D.C. 20036, 202-833-0700, fax 202-833-3555, irrc@aol.com.

Multinationals Resource Center, PO Box 19405, Washington DC 20036, 202-387-8030, mdc@essential.org.

Northwest Corporate Accountability Project, P.O. Box 17804, Seattle, WA 98107, David E. Ortman, 206-789-6136, deo@igc.org, http://www.scn.org/earth/wum/

Pacific Studies Center, 222B View Street, Mountain View CA 94041, 415-969-1545, fax 415-968-1126, lsiegel@igc.apc.org

People-Centered Development Forum. pcdf@igc.org, http://iisd1.iisd.ca/pcdf

Political Research Associates, 120 Beacon St, 3rd floor, Somerville MA 02143, 617-661-9313, fax 617-661-0059, publiceye@igc.apc.org, Chip Berlet, Surina Khan.

Probe International, 225 Brunswick Ave, Toronto ON M5S 2M6, Canada, Patricia Adams.

Program on Corporations, Law & Democracy, 211.5 Bradford Street, Provincetown MA 02657, 508-487-3151, Richard Grossman.

Public Information Network, P.O. Box 95316, Seattle WA 98145-2316, 206-723-4276, George Draffan, pin@igc.apc.org.

Pure Food Campaign, 860 Highway 61, Little Marais MN 55614, 218-226-4164, purefood@aol.com, http://www.geocities.com/Athens/1527/, Ronnie Cummins.

Redefining Progress, Ted Halstead.

Share the Wealth, 37 Temple Place, 3rd floor, Boston MA 02111, 617-423-2148, fax 617-695-1295, Felice Yeskel, Chuck Connor.

Sierra Club Southeast Office, 1330 21st Way South #100, Birmingham AL 35205, 205-933-9111, jim.price@sfsierra.sierraclub.org, Jim Price.

Third World Resources: see WorldViews.

Third World Network, 228 MacAlister Road, 10400 Penang, Malaysia, fax 011-60-4-364505, twn@igc.apc.

Transnational Resource & Action Center, Box 29344, San Francisco CA 94129, 415-561-6567, fax 415-561-6493, Josh Karliner, trac@igc.apc.org, http://www.corpwatch.org

Transnationals Information Exchange, Paulus Potterstraat 20, Amsterdam 1071 DA, Netherlands, 020-766-724.

Western States Center, 310 SW 4th # 1140, Portland OR, 503-228-8866.

WorldViews (formerly Third World Resources). Oakland CA, 510-835-4692, datacenter@igc.apc.org, Tom Fenton, Mary Heffron. (Quarterly).

 

Books and periodicals:

Alternative Press Index. Box 33109, Baltimore MD 21218. 410-243-2471, fax 410-235-5325. (Quarterly).

The Organizer Mailing (TOM). 442-A Vicksburg, San Francisco CA 94114, 415-821-6180, fax 415-821-1631. (Quarterly looseleaf of articles).

WorldViews. Oakland CA, 510-835-4692, datacenter@igc.apc.org, Tom Fenton, Mary Heffron. (Quarterly).

 

Internet resources:

Alternative Press Index http://www.igc.apc.org/altpress/

Corporate Watch. A project of the Transnational Resource and Action Center and the Institute for Global Communications http://www.corpwatch.org

Corporate Welfare Information Center http://www.envirolink.org/issues/corporate/welfare/

Electronic Activist http://www.berkshire.net/~ifas/activist/index.html

Ending Corporate Governance http://www.ratical.com/corporations/Announce.html

Essential.ORG WWW Server http://www.essential.org

Forbes 500 includes corporations' Internet addresses. Published annually in April in magazine form, and at www.forbes.com

Multinational Monitor http://www.essential.org/monitor/monitor.html

Northwest Corporate Accountability Project, P.O. Box 17804, Seattle, WA 98107, David Ortman, 206-789-6136, deo@igc.org, http://www.scn.org/earth/wum/ (How to file shareholder resolutions, and links to other corporate accountability sites).

Government Accountability Project http://www.halcyon.com/tomcgap/

 

Corporate and commercial media Internet sites:

Bloomberg Business Wire http://www.bloomberg.com/

Corporate Governance Links http://www.lens-inc.com/academic.html

Forbes 500 www.forbes.com (Includes corporations' Internet addresses).

Hoover's www.hoovers.com

Ovid Web Online http://www.ovid.com, telephone 1-800-851-OVID. (Pay-as-you-go databases, including ABI/Inform, BioBusiness, etc).

Web Links to Business http://web.idirect.com/~klg/indexbus.html

 

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