Membership of Key Groups
Corporations are interconnected through overlapping board memberships and in the US those with the most extensive connections – American Express, Sara Lee, Chase Manhattan Bank, General Motors, Procter and Gamble – tend to play a central role in the network.
This table shows membership of some key US trade coalitions (past and present)
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Membership=Source: Sharon Beder, Suiting Themselves: How Corporations Drive the Global Agenda, Earthscan, London, 2006, p. 206.