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You contributed to this mess. It's time to pay up. Rana Plaza building collapseClothing Brands: It's Time to Pay Up!

It’s been two years since Rana Plaza collapsed in Bangladesh, but still major brands - including Benetton, Mango, Inditex (owner of Zara), Walmart, and JCPenney - have refused to pay full and fair compensation to survivors and the families of victims.
Tell Congress: Oppose Toxic Chemical Industry Bill, for Human & Environmental HealthDemand Safer Chemicals for Our Health and the Planet

A recently introduced Senate bill fails to protect human health from toxic chemicals linked to a wide range of diseases and disabilities. We need to stop this bill in its tracks.
Starbucks infographic and report - From Crop to Cup From Crop to Cup: Impact of Sourcing Industrial Conventional Milk [Infographic]

Are you concerned about animal welfare conditions in factory farms, overuse of antibiotics, health of our oceans and pollinators, or health of generations to come? Then you should care about industrialized conventional dairy served in lattes at Starbucks.
human right to water, climate change, pesticide monitoring, worker compensation, deforestation - Stockholders, cast your vote Vote on the Right to Water

Shareholders around the world are using their economic power to encourage corporate responsibility, including dismantling apartheid, encouraging equal treatment for gay and lesbian workers, addressing climate change, and supporting the human right to water.
How does your hummus compare? Check out our scorecard How Does Your Hummus Compare?

Our hummus scorecard compares a number of leading brands, ranging from the very worst (Sabra, owned by PepsiCo) to the very best.
A World of Hurt - 8 things you didn't know were made with sweatshop labor 8 Items Made with Sweatshop Labor

"A World of Hurt" looks at 8 common things you didn't know were made with slave and sweatshop labor.

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