The Campaign persuaded the VeriFlora flower certification program to provide much stronger guarantees for freedom of association, worker safety, and non-discrimination. Also gained significant visibility in Congress and the press.
Convinced high-profile businesses and universities to stop buying Kimberly-Clark products. Over 700 businesses committed to boycotting products. Introduced shareholder resolutions at Kimberly-Clark's annual general meetings. Spoofed a Kimberly-Clark's ad campaign.
We are working to stop 80 years of exploitation on the rubber plantation owned by the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company in Liberia. Specifically, we are fighting Firestone's use of child labor, abuse of workers rights and environmental destruction.
Over 26% of ConocoPhillips shareholders supported our request calling the company to consider not pursuing drilling rights in Teshekpuk Lake. This was an unprecedented vote for a wilderness shareholder resolution.
The cross-country boat drive attend the Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting generated more than 200 media mentions and increased public and financial pressure on Buffett's subsidiary PacifiCorp to remove dams.
Through online voting, webpage links, blogs and widespread media coverage, thousands of people were exposed to the corporate campaigns that our allies are leading to stop corporations abuse of human rights and our communities. In turn, voters turned up the heat on the targeted eight nominated corporations.
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