Category Archives: Publications & Multimedia

The End of Sovereignty and the Influence of Corporate Power: Twin Challenges to Corporate Accountability

by Benjamin Cokelet, Founding Co-Executive Director, PODER Adapted from a similar blog post on fiscal governance 20 March 2019 Imagine that your ancestors have lived on the shore of Lake Texcoco, in the valley known today as Mexico City, for thousands of years. They have experienced Aztec resettlements, climatic events, and the Spanish conquest of […]

Our statement about #MeTooMX

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Introducing “Mujeres en la Bolsa” (Women in the Stock Market)

“Mujeres en la Bolsa”, an analysis of gender equity in 1830 companies of 15 countries in Latin America and Spain is available in the web site: The regional research was developed in an alliance of 14 media led by PODER. Please see further information in Spanish.

Brazil: PODER, other organizations call for Vale to be delisted from the UN Global Compact

An international group of civil society organizations submitted today a request for the exclusion of the Brazilian mining company Vale from the United Nations Global Compact, the largest network for corporate social responsibility in the world. In light of the collapse of another iron ore waste tailings dam, this time in Brumadinho (Minas Gerais State), […]

Citizen participation for the construction of the National Development Plan in Mexico

Civil organizations speak up for participation in the National Development Plan. See further information in Spanish.

Presenting the Sonora River case in Geneva

Mexico City, November 30, 2018.- Thelma Moiza, representative of the Río Sonora Watershed Committees (CCRS by its Spanish acronym) and resident of the affected community of Bacánuchi, participated, this week, in the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights in Geneva. The objective: to raise awareness of the human rights abuses caused by Grupo México […]

Toxic spill in the Sonora River: LA Water Tribunal makes the Mexican State responsible for HR violations

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New Airport project in Texcoco is a bad business for Mexico: PODER

Press release in Spanish.

For the first time in Mexico, participation of non-indigenous communities in environmental issues is recognized

Press release in Spanish.

Mexican Supreme Court ruling favors Bacanuchi community regarding Grupo México tailings dam

Information in Spanish.