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.



Stories


Google to Store and Analyze Millions of Health Records

The tech company's deal with Ascension is part of a push to use artificial intelligence to aid he...

2 days, 13 hours

E-cigarette giant Juul suspends sales of all fruity flavors ahead of looming US ban

Juul says the suspension does not affect mint, menthol and tobacco flavors.

3 weeks, 2 days

Four drug companies reach a last-minute $260 million opioid settlement with two Ohio counties

Four drug companies reached a last-minute legal settlement over their role in the opioid addictio...

3 weeks, 2 days

Dick’s Sporting Goods Destroyed $5 Million Worth of Guns

While promoting his new book, the chief executive said the retailer was reviewing gun sales chain...

1 month

N.R.A.'s LaPierre Asks Trump to 'Stop the Games' Over Gun Legislation

President Trump met in the White House on Friday with Wayne LaPierre, the chief executive of the ...

1 month, 1 week

Employer Health Insurance Is Increasingly Unaffordable, Study Finds

A relentless rise in premiums and deductibles is putting insurance out of reach for many workers,...

1 month, 2 weeks

Gov. Baker defends decision to temporarily ban vaping products

by: Erica Ponte Posted: / Updated: BOSTON, Mass. (WPRI) - Governor Charlie Baker is doubling down...

1 month, 2 weeks

Walmart Stops Selling E-Cigarettes

Vaping-related lung illnesses have been on the rise, and federal and state health departments are...

1 month, 3 weeks

Colt to Suspend Production of AR-15 Rifles for Consumers

The gun manufacturer said the market had an adequate supply of sporting rifles and it would focus...

1 month, 3 weeks

Petitions


Visa Inc. Walmart Inc. Wells Fargo
Take Action Against Gun Violence

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

$2.1 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.

$2.9 million supporting

CVS Health Corpor...
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

$18.8 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.

$1.4 million supporting

State Street Corp...
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.

$687,475 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

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

$8.4 million supporting

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

$189,080 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

$82,132 supporting

American Outdoor ...
Investors Act to Curb Gun Violence

In light of continuing gun violence and mass shootings in the U.S., ICCR's members are calling on gun manufacturers, retailers and distributors, as we

$0 supporting