Illegal seafood has been making its way onto American dinner plates without public knowledge. Demand proper documentation to ensure seafood is not coming from poached bounties.
The food industry in the United States plays a significant role in creating waste and carbon emissions. One giant food corporation is attempting to reverse the negative impact that the industry has had on the environment. Sign the petition to thank this company for committing to sustainability.
Fox News continually attempts to instill its viewers with fear that their lives and values could be taken from them, convince them that violence is an effective solution, and incite hatred for minority and oppressed groups. Condemn Fox News for its fear mongering tactics.
In recent years, many people view big business as an evil entity, manly because of the corrupt and profit-led behavior of a small number of businesses. Sign the petition to thank one CEO who is trying to regain the original spirit of capitalism — to make life better for everyone in society.
American Apparel has a long history of promoting sexist and demeaning images of women, and its latest ad campaign includes images that objectify a presumably underage girl. Demand that American Apparel revise its advertising strategy to be more respectful toward women.
Internet providers want to allow companies to pay a fee to give their websites priority and make them load faster. This will cater to big and wealthy corporations while excluding small companies and new businesses. The FCC has decided to allow this. Please urge them to reverse their decision.
Walgreens Pharmacy has decided to maintain its headquarters in the United States instead of dodging billions of dollars in taxes by moving abroad. Applaud Walgreens’ decision to do the right thing and stand by its American consumers.
A new café has a bold idea: hiring the homeless. Not only does it help people in need get back on their feet, but it is also changing the public’s opinions by doing away with stereotypes and stigmas. Thank the owners for creating this opportunity of education for their community.
A major sandwich chain is accused of systematic wage theft affecting thousands of employees. Demand that the company’s leadership take responsibility for these labor violations and end the exploitation of its low-wage workers.
Two vegetable enthusiasts opened up a pop-up shop in Japan to introduce local residents to healthy organic foods. In Japan, fruits and vegetables that are oddly shaped are considered unsuitable to sell in grocery stores. Applaud Toru Yamashiro and Teppei Suzuki for educating consumers about organic produce and unnecessary food waste.
IKEA recently agreed to add vegetarian meatballs to its menu. While this is an admirable change, it ignores vegan customers and fails to reduce farm animal cruelty. Tell IKEA to accommodate a wider range of patrons and protect animals from abuse by providing vegan meal options.
Eating too much salt is downright unhealthy, and attempts at reducing the amount of salt Americans eat have failed. Sign the petition to encourage the gradual reduction of salt in processed food, so that we do not even taste the difference. Eventually, we will be eating a more healthful amount of salt.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) has never had a full-time, paid coach. Show your appreciation for the advances made by Becky Hammon to break traditional gender barriers in the NBA.
The largest drug retailer in the United States has recently elected not to take advantage of a tax loophole and move its headquarters overseas. Applaud the company’s decision to keep American revenue on American soil.
Models’ stick thin standards limit and distort public perceptions of beauty. Show your appreciation of a model who seeks to alter the unhealthy standards of the fashion industry.
The meat industry recently fought against a new law that would require ‘country of origin’ labels on all packaged product. However, officials have held consumers’ right to know above the meat industry’s complaints, ruling that all packaged meat will be labeled with country of origin. Applaud the defense of transparency and consumers.
Recent changes at a beloved supermarket chain are replacing generous employment policies with profits and corporate greed. Applaud protesting employees and urge them to restore the store’s community values.
Seed libraries allow communities to share heirloom and organic seeds while increasing local sustainability–yet some have been forced to shut down. Call on federal officials to protect seed libraries against pressure from corporations and ridiculous claims that such programs invite terrorism.
The Medicare program helps seniors and people with disabilities cover the cost of vital treatments. Too often the program also reimburses drug companies for treatments never proven to be effective. Demand that regulators impose strict limits on how the cost of such drugs will be covered by Medicare, at taxpayers’ expense.
Fashion models do not represent our diverse population, a fact which leaves the impression that millions of people are not beautiful. Thank companies that are including models with disabilities in their advertisements and in their stores.
A major, privately owned chain of grocery stores, Trader Joe’s claims its private label products are free of genetically modified organisms, though there is no proof of this claim through third-party verification. Urge Trader Joe’s to adopt transparency, assuring consumers that the food they are eating is indeed not genetically modified.
A drug company has grown to dominate the market in part by disregarding consumer safety. Demand that executives abandon shady cost-cutting measures, and comply with all regulations designed to protect the public.
After a reviewer left a misogynistic review on his restaurant’s Yelp page, one restaurant owner decided to call out the sexist remarks and use the incident as a fundraiser for charity. Sign the petition and thank the owner for his classy and creative response to misogyny.
One company has recently renewed its commitment to employing more veterans and encouraging them to use their military skills in civilian jobs. Thank them for their dedication to empowering those who have served the country.
A new sprinkler system uses sensors to check local weather conditions and help prevent excessive water use, conserving this vital natural resource by preventing the over-watering of lawns and gardens. Thank the inventor for his efforts to lighten the burden on our water supply.