Global Exchange

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Global Exchange is a membership-based international human rights organization "dedicated to promoting social, economic and environmental justice around the world." Founded in 1988, it focuses on raising public awareness "of root causes of injustice while building international partnerships and mobilizing for change. [1]

Global Exchange was founded by Kevin Danaher, Medea Benjamin, and Kirsten Irgens-Moller in 1988.

Global Exchange is a member of the Business Ethics Network and profiled in the WiserEarth database at: [1]

Corporations Targeted by Global Exchange

On May 1, 2008, Nic Magel the dierctor of the Freedom from Oil Campaign informed John Stauber that these corporations are currently corporate campaign targets of Global Exchange:

On July 19, 2009, they announced "the launch of its new Chevron Program with an Op Ed (below) in today's San Francisco Chronicle by Program Director, Antonia Juhasz. Ms. Juhasz is the lead author and editor of The True Cost of Chevron: An Alternative Annual Report released by Global Exchange and several other organizations in May 2009 at Chevron's annual shareholder meeting in San Ramon, California." [2]

Funding

They have received funding from:

Directors (2008)

Accessed September 2008: [3]

SourceWatch resources

Contact details

Global Exchange
2017 Mission Street, #303
San Francisco, CA, 94110
Phone: 415.255.7296
Fax: 415.255.7498
Web: http://www.globalexchange.org/

Resources

References

  1. Global Exchange, "Global Exchange", accessed December 2007.
  2. Global Exchange Targets Chevron, Global Exchange, accessed July 24, 2009.
  3. Directors, Global Exchange, accessed September 25, 2008.


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