USDA Regulators: Do Your Job

John Harrington calls on USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack to stop pretending he can’t do anything about the rise in the use of toxic, cancer-causing and environment-wrecking pesticides. It’s time the USDA stood up to the million-dollar Big AG/GMO lobbyists in DC and takes...

Apple Resolution

Combating Human Rights Abuses in the Production of Company Products Role of the Board  The Board oversees the Chief Executive Officer (the “CEO”) and other senior management in the  competent and ethical operation of the Corporation on a day-to-day basis and assures...

Google Resolution: Tax Policy Principles

Chairman Eric Schmidt wrote: “At a time when families are having to tighten their belts… corporation tax is rightly a hot topic. And as a company that has always aspired to do the right thing, we understand why Google is at the centre of that debate.” (The...

Monsanto Resolution

The Right to Know About GMOs On January 28th, Monsanto shareholders will vote on a resolution asking Monsanto to be more transparent and let shareholders know the true costs of the risks of the company’s operations and products. You can read a copy of the Resolution...

Community Investing: Making a Difference in the Global Community

Building a sustainable economy will require new thinking about how we invest. Instead of investing exclusively in (“Worry Over Inequality Occupies Wall Street”) Wall Street, with its focus on short term-profit, we must begin diversifying our investment...

John Harrington Doesn’t Trust Goldman, JPMorgan Or AIG

by Michelle Jones Originally Published in ValueWalk Activist investor John Harrington is apparently a little leery of at least three major U.S. firms: Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) and American International Group Inc...

Open Letter to Obama Regarding Secret Trade Negotiations on TPP

Dear President Obama, You should be ashamed to be supporting the current secret trade negotiations on the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) which is another pro-corporate measure to continue to destroy American jobs and throw away the ability of Congress to have any...

Alignment between Corporate Values and Political Contributions

Alignment between Corporate Values and Political Contributions   Whereas:   The proponent believes McDonald’s should establish policies that minimize risk to the corporation’s reputation and brand;   McDonald’s Corporation Political Contribution Policy...