Coca-Cola 2017

For at least a decade, HII has also engaged Coke (KO) in an ongoing dialogue on a variety of issues, including human rights principles, use of GMOs, health, water, death squads in Columbia, recycling, and climate change. This year, we introduced a resolution calling...

Introduction to John’s PhD Dissertation

This dissertation will discuss several interrelated conundrums involving the modern corporation. While the business enterprise has evolved into a corporation, one that serves man and has a legitimate economic purpose because it can promote social welfare, it also, as...

The Failure To Constrain Corporate Social Injury

Business enterprises evolved from small private companies into largely independent, semi-sovereign publicly traded corporations, unrestrained by national and state governments and civil society. This resulted in excessive individual and corporate materialistic...

Harrington Sets a Record in the Fight for Proxy Access

Napa, CA – Shareholders of Anthem, Inc., one of the nation’s largest for profit healthcare insurance companies, voted 67% in favor of the right to nominate directors, as proposed by John Harrington, CEO of Harrington Investments in Napa. With the surprisingly large...

Citigroup: Systemic Risk and Moral Hazard

by John Harrington, published in The Huffington Post No one needs to remind us of the cataclysmic U.S. economic crisis and resulting great recession beginning in 2008, primarily caused by excessive speculation in housing mortgage financing and the leveraging of exotic...