World Monitors Inc.

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World Monitors Inc is a public affairs consultancy that specialises in advising clients on handling human rights issues. In particular it develops profiles on non-government organizations.

Amongst its publications it publishes NGO Profiler: A Primer for the Business Community, which their website blandly describes as being "an extensive report on over fifty well-established non-governmental organizations and UN programs related to the private sector." [1]

However, an earlier version of the same webpage was much more explicit that the profiler was designed to assist companies refine their PR strategy. "Each profile," the company stated, included details of selected groups

  • "Organizational Structure - does the board, advisory board, and staff have business expertise? Who is the contact person for the private sector?
  • Positions on Corporate Accountability - what is the group's thinking on corporate responsibility and how does it relate to their mission statement?
  • Programs, Publications - what campaigns or partnership programs do they have? Are there useful publications?
  • Strategy and Tactics - are they primarily oppositional or engagement oriented or both?
  • How they are Funded - do they take money from corporations, foundations, individuals? What is their annual funding?
  • Assessment - what is the overall reputation of the NGO?" [2]



Contact information

World Monitors Inc.
450 Lexington Ave, Suite 3800
New York, NY 10017 USA
Phone 212.551.2637
Fax 212.490.2574
E-mail: emonitors At



  1. World Monitors Inc, "Information Services", accessed November 2007.
  2. World Monitors, "World Monitors Publications", Internet Archive, October 19, 2004.