Multinationals Observatory

Report

Lobbying: The Hidden Epidemic

Did lobbying stop with the Covid-19 epidemic? Quite the contrary. The corporate sector has intensified its attacks against social and environmental regulations, and sought to play on its privileged access to decision-makers and on the urgency of the crisis to influence decisions and obtain public support without any real conditions. The current crisis is conducive to a lack of transparency in public decisions, and the private sector and its lobby groups are bent on "not letting a good (...)