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…

5 months, 1 week

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…

6 months

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 …

6 months

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

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

6 months, 1 week

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%…

6 months, 1 week

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…

6 months, 4 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…

6 months, 4 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…

7 months, 1 week

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…

7 months, 1 week

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…

7 months, 2 weeks

Petitions


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

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

$255,661 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

$413,448 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

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.

$564,410 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