Health

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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…

2 months

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…

2 months, 3 weeks

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 …

2 months, 3 weeks

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

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

2 months, 3 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%…

3 months

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…

3 months, 2 weeks

Coca-Cola internal documents reveal efforts to sell to teens, despite obesity crisis

Coca-Cola has sponsored the Olympic Games since 1928, the longest-standing brand partner and one th…

3 months, 2 weeks

Labor Unions Team Up With Drug Makers to Defeat Drug Price Proposals

A low-profile group, financed by the pharmaceutical industry, has hired former union officials to o…

3 months, 4 weeks

Connecticut Moves to Embrace ‘First-of-its-Kind’ Gun Divestment Policy

Connecticut State Treasurer Shawn Wooden announced a 'first-of-its-kind' framework intended to miti…

3 months, 4 weeks

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 Monda…

4 months

Petitions


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

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

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

$4.8 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

$21.6 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.

$1.8 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

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

$401,282 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

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.

$687,475 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 Br…
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

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