Global Europe - A Critique

December 2006

War on Want's four-page response to the European Commission's new 'Global Europe' strategy

Global Europe - A Critique.pdf

Corporate Mercenaries

October 2006

The threat of private military and security companies

Corporate Mercenaries.pdf

Globeleq - The Alternative Report

September 2006

Globeleq was set up by DFID as part of its strategy of “promoting the private sector in the developing world”. Yet the involvement of international power companies in developing countries has been deeply problematic

Globeleq - The Alternative Report.pdf

Profiting from the Occupation

July 2006

Corporate complicity in Israel's crimes against the Palestinian people

Profiting from the Occupation.pdf

Forces for Change

May 2006

This report highlights the struggles that informal economy organisations are facing in Africa, and was launched in Malawi by War on Want and its partners.

Forces for Change - Informal economy organisations in Africa.pdf

Coca-Cola - The Alternative Report

March 2006

This report looks at Coca-Cola, one of the most recognised brands in the world. The company claims to adhere to the highest ethical standards yet Coca-Cola’s activities around the world tell a different story

Coca-Cola - The Alternative Report.pdf

Crude Designs

November 2005

The rip-off of Iraq's oil wealth

Crude Designs.pdf

Asda Wal-Mart - The Alternative Report

September 2005

This report looks at the world’s largest retail company, Wal-Mart, known in the UK as Asda. It has built a global empire of supermarkets on an image of ‘always low prices’ which has taken a toll on its employees.

Asda Wal-Mart - The Alternative Report.pdf

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