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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Walmart Stops Selling E-Cigarettes

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

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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...

12 hours, 10 minutes

Sterilized Workers Seek to Collect Damages Against Dow Chemical in France

PARIS - Decades ago, banana plantations around Central America sprayed a powerful pesticide with ...

12 hours, 10 minutes

TV Networks Take Down Juul and Other E-Cigarette Ads

Teenage vaping keeps climbing, suggesting that campaigns to curb e-cigarette use among minors wer...

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Gun violence costs the US $229 billion annually: Report

The report, published by Rep. Carolyn Maloney, used data from the Giffords Law Center to Prevent ...

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Meet the Man Who Helped Curb Gun Sales at Walmart

You can thank John Streur, at least in part, for Walmart 's decision to restrict gun and ammuniti...

5 days, 19 hours

Making Companies Act When Government Won’t

Investors and customers can make corporate America do more than the law requires on gun violence ...

5 days, 19 hours

Purdue Pharma, Maker of OxyContin, Files for Bankruptcy

The filing is a centerpiece of an agreement to settle thousands of cases against the company for ...

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Beto O’Rourke Urges Banks to Cut Services for Gun Sales

The candidate said he wanted credit card companies and other financial institutions to stop provi...

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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.

$1.4 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

$714,627 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

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

$17.7 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

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

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.

$1.5 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

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