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INFACT Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-INFACT

Abstract

This collection includes only material about the campaign against nuclear weapons and the General Electric Company boycott while the organization was still named INFACT. The collection consists of printed materials: reports, memoranda, press releases, news clippings.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1982-1992

Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research without restrictions.

Biographical / Historical

Infant Formula Action Coalition (INFACT), a citizen action group formed in the United States in 1977; "committed to stopping life-threatening abuses of transnational corporations"; INFACT's first campaign (1977-1984) was aimed at changing the corporate marketing practices of infant formula in the United States and in Third World countries which led to the boycott of the Swiss-giant Nestlé Corporation; its second major campaign (1984-1993) was aimed at exposing corporate connections to the nuclear weapons build-up, which led to a boycott against the General Electric Company; INFACT changed its name in 2004 or 2005 to Corporate Accountability International.

Extent

0.08 Linear Feet (1 folder.)

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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