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...

Monsanto 2017

HII has been filing resolutions at Monsanto (MON) for at least two decades on issues of dangerous pesticides sold overseas, genetically modified organisms (GMOs), environmental sustainability, climate change, and on many corporate governance issues, including Proxy...

Upcoming – Back to Monsanto!

John Harrington has reintroduced a resolution to Monsanto asking for a study in response to the growing public outcry over the dangers of its products and the growing resistance against its use. Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, has...

Success at Monsanto in 2016

In response to the recent classification of the ingredients in the Monsanto Company’s product, Roundup, as “probably carcinogenic to humans”, John Harrington, CEO of Harrington Investments, Inc., a Napa-based socially responsible investment advisory firm, introduced a...

Investment Advisory Disclosures

This brochure provides information about the qualifications and business practices of Harrington Investments, Inc. If you have any questions about the contents of this Brochure, please contact us at (707) 252-6166. The information in this Brochure has not been...

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...

Harrington Wins Proxy Access at Bank of America

by James McRitchie, published in Corporate Governance Bank of America (BAC) shareholders can now look forward to nominating candidates to the Board of Directors in a deal negotiated by John Harrington, CEO of Harrington Investments, Inc., (HII) a socially responsible...