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Labour group accuses Google of illegally firing workers to stifle unionism

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Communications Workers of America union filed a federal labour char...

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Uber reveals extent of sexual assault problem: thousands of abuse reports a year

Uber received 235 reports of a rape occurring during a ride in the United States last year - an a...

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Hedge fund TCI vows to punish directors over climate change

Christopher Hohn's activist hedge fund TCI has outlined plans to punish directors of companies th...

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How Dick’s Sporting Goods Decided to Change Its Gun Policy

Ed Stack, the chairman and chief executive of Dick's Sporting Goods Inc., arrived at work the Mon...

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Federal prosecutors launch criminal probe of opioid makers, distributors

Federal prosecutors have reportedly opened a criminal investigation into whether pharmaceutical c...

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4 out of 5 banks failing on human rights, new BankTrack Human Rights Benchmark shows

Banks are failing on human rights nearly a decade after new UN principles were established to gui...

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Google Fires 4 Workers Active in Labor Organizing

SAN FRANCISCO - Google on Monday fired four employees who had been active in labor organizing at ...

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Animal Cruelty Bill Signed Into Law

In a rare display of political unity, President Trump on Monday signed a bipartisan bill that, fo...

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Apple Settles Allegations of U.S. Sanctions Violations

Apple Inc. has agreed to pay about $467,000 to settle allegations it violated U.S. sanctions by d...

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Petitions


Fidelity
Tell CEOs to prioritize women in leadership

There is a dearth of women in Board and other leadership positions. CEOs need to prioritize changing this in order for diversity efforts to succeed.

$665,241 supporting

Parnassus
Parnassus: Step up Shareholder Engagement

To make good on its ESG and Socially Responsible brand, Parnassus needs to step up its activity on shareholder engagement.

$790,153 supporting

State Street Corp...
State Street: Prohibit Queer Discrimination

The right to be queer is being legally attacked in the US. But State Street can ensure its companies are not complicit.

$1.1 million supporting

BlackRock
BlackRock: support SASB’s standards on diversity

BlackRock is a leading member of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB). It must support SASB diversity standards BLK itself approved.

$1.5 million supporting

Fidelity
Fidelity: support SASB disclosure on agriculture

Sustainable accounting standards for agriculture will go live later in 2018. Fidelity should ensure adherence to these standards.

$1.6 million supporting

BlackRock
BlackRock: Support More Climate Change Proposals

BlackRock only supported 12.5% of climate-relate shareholder proposals in 2017, while others like Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs supported >80%

$2.3 million supporting

Amazon.com, Inc.
Facial Recognition: Privacy and Civil Liberties

The Amazon board should review customers to prevent civil liberty violations, and conduct an audit of all privacy implications.

$2.4 million supporting

Exxon Mobil Corpo...
Lobbying

Minimal lobbying disclosure among major corporations prevents shareholders from knowing whether companies advocate covertly for the same issues they c

$2.9 million supporting

Johnson & Johnson
Address High Drug Pricing via New Strategy

Recent ire has surfaced a number of financial and reputational risks to Johnson and Johnson resulting from from high priced pharmaceuticals.

$3.1 million supporting

Chevron Corporation
Climate Deception and Accountability

Major fossil fuel companies have known for decades that their products—oil, natural gas, and coal—cause global warming. Their own scientists told them

$4.2 million supporting