Bankers, intelligence agents, and raw materials executives striving for a sustainable future
September 18, 2008
In 2005, ISGP first wrote about the 1001 Club. Unfortunately, at the time it was impossible for the author to get hold of copies of the original membership lists. This has changed in recent weeks. Irish journalist Kevin Dowling, who in 1990 was responsible for a number of important exposés on corruption within the World Wide Fund for Nature and the ineffectiveness of some of the fund’s most important programs, recently stumbled across ISGP and decided to send a 1978 and a 1987 membership of the 1001 Club - the only ones who have ever leaked.
Although over a period of more than 25 years a few articles have been written based on these lists, complete photocopies have never been made public. A good number of interesting names have also not been made available previously. They include the British and French Rothschilds, the Astors, David and Laurance Rockefeller, the Bechtels, Michel David-Weill of Lazard, the Wallenbergs, Prince Hans Adam von Liechtenstein, and several others. Equally interesting to this site are some of the Belgian members, including our good friend Leopold Lippens.
Although the 1001 Club is supposed to be nothing more than a group of wealthy WWF supporters, the truth is that a good number of very controversial individuals have been members of this club. There’s also something wrong with the fact that both the 1001 Club members as well as the international press, seldom, if ever, have spoken about this group. In other words, time to further identify Europe’s aristocracy and shed some light on the 1001. Continue reading…