Health

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Purdue Pharma Pleads Guilty to Criminal Charges for Opioid Sales

The Justice Department announced an $8 billion settlement with the company. Members of the Sackler …

7 months, 3 weeks

Amazon says almost 20,000 of its frontline workers have had Covid-19.

American employers continue to cut jobs at rates that dwarf the pace of layoffs in past decades, ev…

8 months, 2 weeks

AstraZeneca, Under Fire for Vaccine Safety, Releases Trial Blueprints

Experts are concerned that the company has not been more forthcoming about two participants who bec…

8 months, 3 weeks

U.S., European COVID-19 vaccine developers pledge to uphold testing rigour

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Nine leading U.S. and European vaccine developers pledged on Tuesday to uphol…

8 months, 3 weeks

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…

10 months, 3 weeks

Chemical footprinting comes of age

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

11 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 …

11 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…

11 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…

1 year, 4 months

Petitions


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.

$86.8 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

$32.0 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

$17.0 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

$17.1 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

$17.5 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

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