Private Sector & Corporate Power

Women defining economic citizenship

Jennifer Allsopp. How can we empower women to participate in existing economic structures but transform them? We need a model of economic power and citizenship that is not simply about sustaining capital or growth, but sustaining and celebrating life itself.  Jenny Allsopp reports directly from the AWID Forum 2012. Here are parts two and  three of her report. […]

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“Food sovereignty” as a transformative model of economic power

JENNIFER ALLSOPP. The argument is being made that “food sovereignty” is an organising principle so demonstrably strong that it has the potential to transform economic power. Can we really invest in it as the ecological principle to take us into the 21st century? Jenny Allsopp reports from the AWID Forum 2012 In order to advance women’s rights and […]

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Private Sector & Corporate Power

Posted in Private Sector & Corporate Power on October 25th, 2012 by

Corporations and other private sector actors are often influential players in defining global and national economic agendas. The rising importance of transnational corporations on the global stage, and in a broad range of critical sectors in national economies, raises many challenges for democracy around the world. These companies have enormous power, often with little or […]

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