The Polaris Institute
Polaris is "designed to enable citizen movements to re-skill and re-tool
themselves to fight for democratic social change in an age of corporate
Public Services International Research Unit
Public Services International Research Unit "researches the privatisation and restructuring of public services...
special focus on water, energy, waste management, and healthcare"
The Anti-Privatisation Forum
The Anti-Privatisation Forum (APF) works in South
Africa to "unite struggles against privatisation in the workplace and
Water Justice is a resource center "connecting people from around the world
dedicated to effective, democratic and equitable water solutions."
Navdanya is an India-based movement "promoting fundamental rights
to seed, food, & water."
Council of Canadians
The Council of Canadians is Canada’s largest citizens’
organization, "promoting progressive policies on fair trade, clean water, safe
food, public healthcare, and other issues of social and economic
El Centro de Documentación e Información Bolivia (CediB)
CediB provides info & programs that help to "augment
citizen participation" to end "poverty & injustice in Bolivia".
Aid Watch (Australia)
Austrailian nonprofit working to "ensure
aid-funding reaches the right people, communities & their environments."
CorpWatch "counters corporate-led globalization
through education, network-building, & activism" regarding "human rights
& dignity, labor rights, & environmental justice."
Water for All
"Public Citizen's Water for All Campaign is
dedicated to protecting water as a common resource, stopping water
privatization & bulk water sales, & defending access to clean and
Alliance for Democracy
AfD is a "[p]rogressive populist movement setting
forth to end corporate domination, to establish true political
democracy, & to build a just society with a sustainable, equitable
Sierra Club sponsored program seeking to
"educate and advocate to prevent corporate control of water and
municipal water/sewer services and to minimize use of bottled water."
Water Allies Network
"A decentralized network which believes that secure
and equitable access to clean water is a fundamental human right "
Indigenous Environmental Network
Campaign by the Indigenous Environmental Network
"pushing water as a human rights and Indigenous rights issue."
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee campaign to defend
"the human right to water& uphold equal access for everyone"
American Friends Service Committee – New England
"Trade Matters Program" has conducted
education and action campaigns so that N.H. residents have a better
understanding of economic change like water privatization.
Clean Water Action
CWA is an "[o]rganization working for clean, safe and
affordable water, prevention of health-threatening pollution, creation
of environmentally-safe jobs and businesses."
Save Our Groundwater
"Save Our Groundwater is a citizen action
group dedicated to advocating that water is a natural resource to be
held in the public trust and to be protected now and for the future."
New Mexico Acequia Association
The Association was founded to build a
united voice for acequia communities throughout the state.
Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation
"Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation dedicated
to helping Michigan's citizens protect our communities' water supplies."
"Sweetwater Alliance is a grassroots citizen
movement dedicated to the defense and liberation of essential resources
and services from corporate control"
The Resource Renewal Institute
"The Institute is a nonprofit organization
dedicated to solving complex environmental problems"
Holyoke Citizens for Open Government
Black Mesa Water Coalition (AZ)
Concerned Citizens Coalition of Stockton (CA)