For years, ALTER-EU has been drawing attention to the excessive influence that big corporations enjoy over EU policy-making, resulting in decisions which put profits ahead of people and the planet.
In Brussels, the political heart of the European Union, extreme corporate influence often distorts the political process, either blocking progress where it is sorely needed or leading to policies t

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ALTER-EU welcomes the news that the Juncker Commission will refer, to its ad hoc ethical committee, former Commission President Barroso's move to become chairman of Goldman Sachs International.
2016/09/11
Join with ALTER-EU to demand MEPs vote for tough new rules to ban conflicts of interest and promote full lobby transparency.    
2016/09/06
Join us to demand action to block the EU's revolving doors!
Following the high-level appointment of former European Commission President Barroso to Goldman Sachs, an alliance of pro-transparency NGOs has launched a citizens’ petition demanding stricter rules for ex-EU commissioners’ revolving door moves.
2016/08/09
ALTER-EU condemns the move by former Commission President Barroso to become non-executive chairman of Goldman Sachs International. It illustrates, once again, the need for an overhaul of both the revolving door rules, and the revolving door culture, in Brussels.

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