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FACTSHEET: Communications Institute, TCI

DETAILS

55 South Grand Avenue Pasadena, CA 91105
Phone: (626) 796-4747
The Communications Institute is a consortium of academic and research institutions dedicated to providing the public with a "real" source of information on issues such as health care, economics, immigration, and energy.

TCI organizes conferences and educational forums centered around their main issues. They recently released a report entitled, "Energy Challenges: An Economic and Engineering Analysis" by Kevin Hopkins in which he describes why renewable energy is not a viable economic option and as such US energy policy should continue to concentrate on fossil fuels.

FUNDING

Communications Institute has received $515,000 from ExxonMobil since 1998.

2004
$50,000 ExxonMobil Foundation
Source: ExxonMobil 2004 Worldwide Giving Report

2005
$75,000 ExxonMobil Corporate Giving
Source: ExxonMobil 2005 Worldwide Giving Report

2006
$75,000 ExxonMobil Corporate Giving
Source: ExxonMobil 2006 Worldwide Giving Report

2007
$75,000 ExxonMobil Foundation
Source: ExxonMobil 2007 Worldwide Giving Report

2008
$90,000 ExxonMobil Corporate Giving
Source: ExxonMobil 2008 worldwide contributions

2009
$75,000 ExxonMobil Corporate Giving
Source: ExxonMobil 2009 Worldwide Contributions and Community Investments

2011
$75,000 ExxonMobil Corporate Giving
Source: ExxonMobil corporate funding 2011, public policy

KEY PEOPLE

John  Cox
President and CEO
Source: Communications Institute Board of Trustees

PEOPLE

Donald G. Baker
Board of Trustees
Source: The Communications Institute

James L. Sweeney
Institutional Advisory Board
Source: The Communications Institute

SOURCES

ExxonMobil 2004 Worldwide Giving Report
2004 Worldwide Contributions and Community Investments Public Information and Policy Research
http://research.greenpeaceusa.org/?a=view&d=4380

The Communications Institute
http://www.communicationsinstitute.org

ExxonMobil 2005 Worldwide Giving Report
Public Information and Policy Research
http://research.greenpeaceusa.org/?a=view&d=4387

ExxonMobil 2006 Worldwide Giving Report
Public Information and Policy Research downloaded from Exxon website
http://research.greenpeaceusa.org/?a=view&d=4381

ExxonMobil 2007 Worldwide Giving Report
http://research.greenpeaceusa.org/?a=download&d=4586

ExxonMobil 2009 Worldwide Contributions and Community Investments
Exxon Mobil Corporation 2009 Worldwide Contributions and Community Investments
http://www.exxonmobil.com/Corporate/files/gcr_contributions_pub-policy09.pdf

ExxonMobil 2008 worldwide contributions
http://research.greenpeaceusa.org/?a=download&d=5899

Communications Institute Board of Trustees
http://www.communicationsinstitute.org/about/board-of-trustees/

ExxonMobil corporate funding 2011, public policy
http://www.webcitation.org/68w7Tt51X