ExxonMobil Private Empire

The Mellon Sawyer Seminar on Corporations and International Law welcomed keynote speaker, Steve Coll to Duke for a talk on “The World According to ExxonMobil.” Coll is Dean and Henry R. Luce Professor of Journalism at Columbia University’s Journalism School, staff writer at The New Yorker, and the author of the book Private Empire: ExxonMobil Read more about ExxonMobil Private Empire[…]

Steve Coll discusses “the World according to ExxonMobil”

“ExxonMobil does not make decisions based on what is good for the U.S. It makes decisions based on what is good for its stakeholders.” Steve Coll, the Dean and Henry R. Luce Professor at the Columbia Journalism School, as well as the author of “Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power,” spoke about ExxonMobil’s past and Read more about Steve Coll discusses “the World according to ExxonMobil”[…]

Steve Coll Presents Keynote at the Mellon Sawyer Seminar on Corporations and International Law at Duke University

On Tuesday, November 7, 2017 the Mellon Sawyer Seminar on Corporations and International Law at Duke University welcomed Pulitzer-prize winning New Yorker Journalist and Dean of the Columbia Journalism School Steve Coll to give the seminar’s keynote lecture. More than 150 people filled the lecture hall in Rubenstein Library to hear Coll speak on the Read more about Steve Coll Presents Keynote at the Mellon Sawyer Seminar on Corporations and International Law at Duke University[…]

Addressing Corporate Sovereigns As Foreign Policy Actors: A Conversation With Steve Coll On ExxonMobil’s “Private Empire”

Throughout the speaker series in the Mellon Sawyer Seminar on Corporations and International Law, the cohort has continuously questioned the implications that arise when corporations wield more power than governments. Through a conversation on November 7th with Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Steve Coll, this conversation continued with a particular focus on multinational corporations essentially adopting their Read more about Addressing Corporate Sovereigns As Foreign Policy Actors: A Conversation With Steve Coll On ExxonMobil’s “Private Empire”[…]