16 Feb '12, 4pm

Will the Heartland Scandal Force Transparency on Company Donors?

Will the Heartland Scandal Force Transparency on Company Donors?

Companies have been warned they must be more transparent about their funding of lobbying groups in the light of leaked documents that apparently detail corporate donations to US climate-sceptic think-tank the Heartland Institute. The documents , which Heartland has failed to deny are authentic [Editor's note: Since the publication of this article, the Institute has claimed that at least one of the documents is fake] , reveal the controversial group hopes to raise almost $4.5 million in corporate donations during 2012, alongside $1.25 million from a long-standing anonymous donor. Microsoft, Diageo and GlaxoSmithKline are among those donors or targeted donors that have promoted a strong environmental image that seems at odds with the think-tank's stated aim of showing "the topic of climate change is controversial and uncertain". The documents suggest Microsoft paid $59,908 t...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/news/2012/02/16/heartland-scandal...

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