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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The Austrian 'Chamber of Labour' - supporter of ALTER-EU - has published a newsletter on lobbying in Europe that features many of the authors and themes of 'Bursting the Brussels Bubble', ALTER-EU's publication. Read it here.
Welcome to the fourth ALTER-EU newsletter, which includes introduction of two recently-joined members.
ALTER-EU believes that the code of conduct for MEPs that was approved by the Conference of Presidents today is an important step forward to avoid ethics scandals involving MEPs
The new draft Code of Conduct for MEPs is an important step forward, but important measures are needed to prevent conflicts of interest.
ALTER-EU together with Formindep, HAI Europe and the ISDB write to the Commission regarding the European Medicines Agency’s safeguards conflicts of interest