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...

Politics

For progressives in this country, the election of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States came as more than a shock; it created a surreal social and cultural environment that still seems to pervade every waking media hour, especially on the East and...

Corporate Tax Holiday

Donald J. Trump, in one of his many early tweets after he was elected, proposed a federal “tax holiday” of only 10% for corporations that have large cash stashed away overseas, if they bring back this money to the United States to invest in our domestic economy....

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...