Health

Access to medicine and safe consumer products affect all members of societies. The greatest long term value for the economy occurs when companies focus on innovation rather than zero-sum behavior.



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Some Vaccine Makers Say They Plan to Profit From Coronavirus Vaccine

Moderna, which is receiving $483 million from the U.S. government, told lawmakers it would not sell…

1 month, 4 weeks

Chemical footprinting comes of age

When the Chemical Footprint Project launched in December 2014, it aspired to become the next carbon…

2 months

Walmart, Kroger will start requiring customers in US stores to wear masks

Walmart will require customers at all of its US stores to wear masks beginning next week, becoming …

2 months

Hero Pay Raises Disappear for Many Essential Workers

Several retailers have ended the pay raises and bonuses they gave to employees as an appreciation f…

2 months

Rhode Island to divest from private prisons, gun makers

The Rhode Island public pension fund will stop investing in companies that either operate private f…

7 months, 2 weeks

Drugmakers Test New Ways to Pay for Six-Figure Treatments

Drugmakers are experimenting with new ways to get paid for their most expensive medicines, as resis…

8 months, 1 week

Inside Google’s Quest for Millions of Medical Records

PALO ALTO, Calif.-Roughly a year ago, Google offered health-data company Cerner Corp. an unusually …

8 months, 1 week

Kansas City, Mo., Sues Gun Manufacturer, Alleging Trafficking

Kansas City, Mo., has sued a gun manufacturer and several weapons dealers, accusing them of illegal…

8 months, 2 weeks

Drug Prices Climb by 5.8% on Average, Less Than Last Year

Pharmaceutical companies started 2020 by raising the prices of hundreds of drugs an average of 5.8%…

8 months, 2 weeks

Instagram bans influencers from getting paid to promote vaping and guns

Facebook is also working on ways content creators comply with policies around alcohol or diet suppl…

9 months

Petitions


Carter's, Inc.
Eliminate Toxic Textiles

As you read through this, there is a good chance that you’re wearing clothes. And even if you aren’t right now, you probably will later. And while our

$10.4 million supporting

Denny's Corporation
Antibiotics and Factory Farms

The overuse and misuse of antibiotics in the meat industry is contributing to the rise of antibiotic-resistance in the U.S. and across the world. Thi

$10.2 million supporting

Netflix, Inc.
Netflix: Pressure GA to repeal abortion ban

Force Netflix, a big part of Georgia's lucrative film industry, to stop filming there & show there's an economic cost to endangering women's lives.

$588,777 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.

$11.3 million supporting

State Street Corpor…
State Street: No Assault Weapons

State Street should use its power as the third largest asset manager to tell companies to stop selling assault weapons at retail stores.

$9.4 million supporting

CVS Health Corporat…
Skip the Slip

Every year, US receipt production consumes over 3 million trees and 9 billion gallons of water. This emits 4 billion pounds of CO2 and generates 302 m

$32.0 million supporting

Visa Inc. Walmart Inc. Wells Fargo & Compa…
Take Action Against Gun Violence

We call on all companies to take meaningful action on gun violence

$13.3 million supporting

Vanguard
Vanguard: No Assault Weapons

Vanguard should use its power as the second largest money manager to tell companies to stop manufacturing and selling assault weapons

$10.8 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

Vanguard
Encourage Veteran Employment

Many veterans return home and experience difficulty finding and holding a job. A few companies go the extra mile to assist veterans. All should.

$1.9 million supporting