The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is a beverage retailer, manufacturer and marketer of non-alcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups. The company is best known for its flagship product Coca-Cola, invented by pharmacist John Stith Pemberton in 1886. The Coca-Cola formula and brand was bought in 1889 by Asa Candler who incorporated The Coca-Cola Company in 1892. Besides its namesake Coca-Cola beverage, Coca-Cola currently offers more than 500 brands in over 200 countries or territories and serves 1.6 billion servings each day.
Campaign Finance$15,413,060 Given
Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:
- contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
- only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
- contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
- corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
- organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.
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Republicans vs. Democratsin dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
State vs. Federalin dollars
Top PAC Recipients
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Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.
For more information, please see our lobbying methodology page.
Lobbying on Behalf of Coca-Cola Co
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Coca-Cola Co $41,497,380
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Beverage Industry,
- Food Industry,
- Health Issues,
- Environment & Superfund,
- Energy & Nuclear Power,
- Labor, Antitrust & Workplace,
- Government Issues
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.2419 Farm Bill Extension Act of 2007 H.R.3202 Water Protection and Reinvestment Act of 2009 H.R.763 H.R.1324 Child Nutrition Promotion and School Lunch Protection Act of 2009 H.R.2426 MEAL Act S.558 Labeling Education and Nutrition Act of 2009 H.R.1398 Labeling Education and Nutrition Act of 2009 H.R.3590 Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act of 2009 H.R.3962 Affordable Health Care for America Act S.727 Bipartisan Tax Fairness and Simplification Act of 2011
RegulationsMentioned in 670 dockets; Submitted to 17 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "Coca-Cola Co" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 8 OSHA ERGONOMICS PROGRAM 2006
- Toggle 3 NLRB Proposed rule amending representation-case procedures 2011
- Toggle 2 DOT 2005/2006 U.S.-China Air Services Case and Designations 2004
- Toggle 2 EERE Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Refrigerated Bottled or Canned Beverage Vending Machines [71FR36715] (EE-2006-STD-0125) 2006
- Toggle 2 NLRB Proposed Rules Governing Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act 2010
- Toggle 1 USTR Request for Comments Concerning Free Trade Agreement With the Republic of Colombia 2009
- Toggle 1 FDA Laser Light Show 2011
- Toggle 1 OSHA GRAIN ELEVATORS 2006
- Toggle 1 USTR Request for Comments on Japan’s Expression of Interest in the Proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement 2011
- Toggle 1 USTR Request for Comments on Mexico’s Expression of Interest in the Proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement 2011
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 62 National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs: Nutrition Standards for All Foods Sold in School, as Required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 2011
- Toggle 25 DOT 2005/2006 U.S.-China Air Services Case and Designations 2004
- Toggle 17 EERE Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Refrigerated Bottled or Canned Beverage Vending Machines [71FR36715] (EE-2006-STD-0125) 2006
- Toggle 16 EPA Draft Toxicological review of Menthanol: In Support of the Summary Information in the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) 2009
- Toggle 16 USDA Task Force on Childhood Obesity 2010
- Toggle 15 PHMSA Pacific Bio-Materials Management, Inc. - Exemption - Hazardous Materials - Authorize the Transportation in Commerce of Infectious Substances in a Large Capacity Liquid Nitrogen Freezer 2005
- Toggle 15 EPA Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs); Reassessment of Use Authorizations 2009
- Toggle 15 FDA Section 301. Foreign Supplier Verification Program 2011
- Toggle 13 PHMSA Digital Wave Corporation - Exemption - Hazardous Materials - Transportation in Commerce of Certain DOT-3AL Seamless Aluminum Cylinders 2005
- Toggle 13 PHMSA American Promotional Events, Inc. - Exemption - Hazardous Materials - Transportation in Commerce of Certain Fireworks in Non-DOT Specification Packagings 2005
EPA Violations2 Enforcement Actions
Figures are based on data from the Environmental Protection Agency’s ECHO website. The ECHO database contains federal and state environmental enforcement actions. Data displayed here includes only those actions that began after 2000 and resulted in fines of over $1 million.
Actions where the company was the sole defendant are listed first. Actions where the company is one of multiple defendants are listed subsequently.
For more information see our EPA methodology page.
|Florida Petroleum Reprocessors||Coca-Cola Company (+583 others)||2004||Fort Lauderdale, Fl||$2,316,314|
|Casmalia Resources - A. O. Smith Corporation||The Coca Cola Company (+25 others)||2006||Casmalia, Ca||$1,800,000|
Advisory Committees13 people on 14 committees
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.
Table shows employees of "Coca-Cola Co" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of Agriculture 4 people on 2 committees
- Toggle Department of State 3 people on 3 committees
- Toggle National Science Foundation 2 people on 3 committees
- Toggle Department of Commerce 2 people on 3 committees
- Toggle Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of Labor 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of Health and Human Services 1 person on 1 committee