This event will be held in Brussels, on 4th December, in organization of The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU) and the European Federation of Journalists. As outlined on the europeanagenda.eu, this year you can enter nominations for two categories: 1.the "Worst EU Lobbying" Award for the lobbyist, company or lobby group that in 2007 has employed the most deceptive, misleading, or otherwise problematic lobbying tactics in their attempts to influence EU decision-making; 2.the special "Worst EU Greenwash" Award for the company whose advertising, PR and lobbying lingo is most at odds with the real environmental impacts of their core business activities. From the nominations, two shortlists of five nominees were selected, followed by an on-line vote from 15 October to 24 November.
According to the www.worstlobby.eu:
“Worst EU Lobbying” shortlist:
- BMW, Daimler and Porsche for their full-scale lobbying offensive to water-down and…