Resources

Connect with organizations, publications, and others to learn more about shareholder advocacy and corporate social responsibility.

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AFL-CIO Executive Paywatch
The AFL-CIO Executive Paywatch updates its website annually. The most recent topic: High Paid CEOs and the Low Wage Economy provides both fascinating graphics and stories of low-wage workers. The site lists the 100 highest paid CEOs, as well as CEO pay by state and industry.
Executive Compensation
American Lung Association
The American Lung Association is a voluntary health organization aiming to prevent lung disease and promote lung health. They are part of a group of concerned organizations calling on film producers to R rate movies showing characters using tobacco products.
Smoke-Free Movies
American Medical Association
The American Medical Association helps doctors help patients by uniting physicians nationwide to work on the most important professional and public health issues. They are part of a group of concerned organizations calling on film producers to R rate movies showing characters using tobacco products.
Smoke-Free Movies
Basel Action Network
The Basel Action Network has done unique original reporting about improper disposal of electronic equipment in developing countries.
Electronic Waste
Breast Cancer Fund
Breast Cancer Fund is a national organization focused on identifying the causes of breast cancer and preventing the disease. They are a founding member of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics.
California Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch
The Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Act of 1991 declared that childhood lead exposure is the most significant childhood environmental health problem in California. As a result, this division of California's Department of Health Services is charged with reducing the incidences of childhood lead exposure within the state by identifying and …
California League for Environmental Enforcement Now
CLEEN is a coalition of environmental and public health advocates, law firms and organizations committed to protecting and strengthening laws regulating toxic pollution and keeping drinking water safe in California.
Toxic Enforcement
California Product Stewardship Council
CPSC is focused on shifting California's waste management system from government and taxpayer funding to producer funded models, especially through promoting new state legislation.
Consumer Packaging
Campaign for Safe Cosmetics
The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics is a coalition of public health, educational, religious, labor, womens, environmental and consumer groups whose goal is to protect the health of consumers and workers by requiring the health and beauty industry to phase out the use of chemicals linked to cancer, birth defects and …
Nanomaterials
Center for Food Safety
The Center for Food Safety (CFS) is a non-profit public interest and environmental advocacy membership organization that challenges harmful food production technologies and promotes sustainable alternatives.
GMOs and Pesticides
Center for Health, Environment & Justice
The Center for Health, Environment & Justice (CHEJ) is a nonprofit organization that works with the environmental health and justice movement to eliminate harmful toxic exposures. CHEJ advocates responsible corporate behavior and governmental reforms to overhaul chemical regulatory policies and transition to a preventative, health-protective approach.
Center for Sustaining Agriculture & Natural Resources (Washington State University)
The Center for Sustaining Agriculture & Natural Resources has been working for two decades to bring sustainable solutions to the citizens and agricultural industry of Washington State.
GMOs and Pesticides
Clean Water Action
Clean Water Action works on a variety of water quality issues, including the impact of post-consumer packaging waste on waterways and wildlife.
Consumer Packaging
Consumer Product Safety Commission
The CPSC is the federal agency charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury and death from over 15,000 types of consumer products. The CPSC works to protect consumers from products that pose a fire, electrical, mechanical or chemical hazard. The CPSC website contains information about recalls …
Container Recycling Institute
The Container Recycling Institute studies and promotes policies and programs that increase recovery and recycling of beverage containers, and shift the social and environmental costs associated with manufacturing, recycling, and disposal of container and packaging waste from government and taxpayers to producers and consumers.
Consumer Packaging
Demos
Demos is a “public policy organization working for an America where we all have an equal say in our democracy and an equal chance in our economy.”
Executive Compensation
Demos - Fast Food Failure: How CEO to Worker Pay Disparity Undermines the Industry and the Overall Economy
This report from Demos examines the relationship between high executive compensation and worker pay, focusing on the fast food sector.
Executive Compensation
Economic Policy Institute
The Economic Policy Institute provides “research and ideas for shared prosperity” and includes regular blog updates on income inequality.
Executive Compensation
Electronics Take Back Coalition
The Electronics Take Back Coalition promotes green design and responsible recycling in the electronics industry by using extended producer responsibility as a policy tool.
Electronic Waste
Environmental Health News
Environmental Health News is an independent, nonprofit news organization founded in 2002.
GMOs and Pesticides
Environmental Working Group
The Environmental Working Group is a non profit public interest watchdog that investigates and expose threat to the environment and human health and finds solutions.
Environmental Working Group
The Environmental Working Group is an environmental health research and advocacy organization, whose mission is to conduct original, game-changing research that inspires people, businesses and governments to take action to protect human health and the environment.
GMOs and Pesticides
EPA Emissions and Generation Resource Integrated Database (eGRID)
eGRID is a comprehensive source of data on the environmental characteristics of almost all electric power generated in the United States.
EPI - CEO Pay Continues to Rise as Typical Workers Are Paid Less
A comprehensive study of CEO compensation at the top 350 publicly traded firms from the Economic Policy Institute.
Executive Compensation
Food and Water Watch
Food & Water is a non-profit organization that advocates for common sense policies that will result in healthy, safe food and access to safe and affordable drinking water.
GMOs and Pesticides
Friends of the Earth: Nano-silver: Policy Failure Puts Public Health at Risk
Friends of the Earth is the world's largest grassroots environmental network, with 74 national member groups and 5,000 local activist groups on every continent. FOE’s briefing argues that existing regulation not only fails to recognize that nano-silver presents new toxicity risks, it also doesn't provide a provision for assessments of …
Nanomaterials
Friends of the Earth: The Socio-economic Effects of GMOs
Friends of the Earth is the world's largest grassroots environmental network, uniting 74 national member groups and some 5,000 local activist groups on every continent. Friends of the Earth Europe’s briefing on The Socio-economic Effects of GMOs reveals the hidden costs of GM crop cultivation that are being unfairly pushed …
GMOs and Pesticides
Gasland
This groundbreaking documentary focuses on communities in the United States impacted by the natural gas drilling method called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
Hydraulic Fracturing
Healthcare Without Harm
Healthcare Without Harm is a global coalition of 443 organizations in 52 countries working to protect health by reducing pollution in the health care industry.
High Pay Centre
High Pay Centre is an independent think tank in the UK established to monitor pay at the top of the income distribution and set out a road map towards better business and economic success.
Executive Compensation
How Increasing Income Inequality Is Dampening U.S. Economic Growth, And Possible Ways To Change The Tide
This report from Standard and Poor's evaluates multiple economic studies on how income inequality is dampening economic growth.
Executive Compensation
Inequality for All
Inequality for All is an award-winning documentary starring Robert Reich. Variety magazine says the film “...does for income disparity what An Inconvenient Truth did for climate change."
Executive Compensation
Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute
The Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute (IRRCi) provides the shareholder/corporate governance take on the issues.
Executive Compensation
National Recycling Coalition
The National Recycling Coalition is a coalition of organizations, NGOs, professional recyclers, and the beverage industry.
Consumer Packaging
National Renewable Energy Labs
NREL is the only federal laboratory dedicated to the research, development, commercialization, and deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.
Cleantech
National Resources Defense Council
NRDC is a non-profit environmental action group, combining the grassroots power of 1.4 million members and online activists with the courtroom clout and expertise of more than 350 lawyers, scientists and other professionals.
Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment
OEHHA maintains the list of chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer or reproductive harm. OEHHA's website provides information about the listing process, the current list of chemicals, and the regulations implementing Proposition 65.
Toxic Enforcement
Office of the Attorney General for the State of California
The California Attorney General's office enforces Proposition 65 as well as oversees the enforcement activity by private parties and other public agencies. The Attorney General's website provides a database of notices of violations that have been issued since the law was enacted as well as summaries of private enforcement actions.
Toxic Enforcement
Oil and Gas Accountability Project
This Earthworks project works for federal, state, and local reforms to serve drilling impacted communities around the country.
Hydraulic Fracturing
Plastic Pollution Coalition
A global alliance of individuals, organizations, and businesses working to stop plastic pollution and its toxic impacts on humans, animals, and the environment.
Electronic Waste
Pro Publica
This independent, nonprofit newsroom has been leading the investigative journalism on fracking since 2008.
Hydraulic Fracturing
Product Policy Institute
The Product Policy Institute works with local governments and communities to build support for EPR policies.
Consumer Packaging
Product Stewardship Institute
The Product Stewardship Institute promotes EPR and product stewardship policies by providing information and working to build consensus among stakeholders.
Consumer Packaging
Prop 65 Clearinghouse
Prop65clearinghouse.com provides timely information and resources for the Proposition 65 community, including reports, customized research, conferences, and consulting services.
Toxic Enforcement
Prop 65 News
Prop 65 News is a publication focusing on regulatory, litigation and scientific developments in Proposition 65.
Toxic Enforcement
Roosevelt Institute
The Roosevelt Institute is a nonprofit organization “devoted to carrying forward the legacy and values of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt by developing progressive ideas and bold leadership in the service of restoring America’s promise of opportunity for all.”
Executive Compensation
Smoke Free Movies
Smoke Free Movies is a project of the University of California, San Francisco that identifies the link between tobacco advertising and movie production and seeks to protect the health of teens by reducing smoking in movies.
Smoke-Free Movies
Taking Stock: Why Executive Pay Results in an Unstable and Inequitable Economy
This report from the Roosevelt Institute argues that stock-based executive compensation undermines innovation and job creation.
Executive Compensation
The Alignment Gap Between Say on Pay Voting and Creating Value
This study finds that economic value creation is not a major factor in institutional investors’ Say-on-Pay voting, nor in the recommendations of the two largest proxy advisors that counsel investors how to vote.
Executive Compensation
The New York Times´ “Drilling Down” series
Articles in the “Drilling Down” series from The New York Times examine the risks of natural gas drilling and efforts to regulate this rapidly growing industry.
Hydraulic Fracturing
The Toll from Coal
This report by the Clean Air Task Force provides data quantifying the health effects attributable to pollution from coal-fired power plants.
Coal
Too Much - A Commentary on Excess and Inequality
'Too Much' is a weekly commentary from the Institute for Policy Studies, a 50 year old DC think tank focused on peace, justice, and the environment. Income inequality is one of many issues the Institute for Policy Studies focuses on, and it publishes an annual report on executive compensation. …
Executive Compensation