In efforts to rake in more profits, a recent anti-outdoors Toys ‘R’ Us commercial is distancing an unhealthy and obesity-stricken generation of children from the exposure and physical activity that could improve their lives. Tell Toys ‘R’ Us to stop sending kids the wrong message, and to pull this commercial immediately.
Restaurants, bars, and pubs have the power to motivate their patrons to adopt healthier lifestyles. Sign this petition to support one brewery’s efforts to motivate its patrons to use their bikes as a mode of transportation to protect their health and protect the environment.
Kohl’s was recently busted for selling real fur products labeled as faux. This disappointing incident has upset customers and animal-lovers across the country, and it directly violates the law. Urge Kohl’s to stop false advertising and pledge to go fur-free in the future.
Einstein Bros, a popular bagel shop chain, pays employees minimum wage and bars them from accepting tips. Urge the company to allow tips, and let its employees make an income large enough to live on.
Thanksgiving should be a day reserved entirely for family and relaxation. Urge Whole Foods, a major organic grocer, to support employee happiness by closing on this major holiday.
Walmart collects consumer information on millions of Americans without telling them how it will be used or shared. Insist that Walmart come clean about its data collection practices.
A manager of an Indiana Pizza Hut recently allowed his location to close on Thanksgiving so that employees could spend time with family. For this, he was fired. Tell Pizza Hut to stop firing their managers for being generous to employees.
Global superstore Ikea recently replaced a spread of a lesbian couple in the Russian edition of their company magazine with another story, in order to be in compliance with Russia’s new anti-gay law. Urge Ikea to drop the pretense of “neutrality” and reverse this discriminatory decision.
For many, the works of Shakespeare seem too difficult to understand, or only for the wealthy, and this belief can contribute to the achievement gap in our country. City Shakes, a production company, makes Shakespeare accessible to the general public by using innovative production techniques. Sign this petition to support City Shakes to help spread Shakespeare to people who might not otherwise enjoy it.
Using cans to package wine instead of bottles conserves resources and benefits the environment. Sign this petition to support this type of packaging.
Coca-Cola recently donated 2.5 million dollars in disaster relief for communities affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Applaud Coca-Cola for its generous gift that saves lives and encourages other successful businesses to make donations of their own.
Kreation Juice is working to protect consumers and the environment, while creating business opportunities for local farmers. Show your support for the good work this company does.
Hundreds of toxic chemicals find their way into products we use everyday. Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families informs consumers about the most harmful chemicals, and lobbies retailers to remove them from store shelves. Show your support for these important efforts.
Wine knowledge is often perceived as indicative of a person’s class. Wine Folly is a free website that provides wine knowledge to anyone, helping to overcome the social schisms that wine can otherwise create. Sign this petition to support more accessible wine education in order to make it less classist.
Black Friday’s ever-earlier opening hours force workers to miss a holiday with family. If stores delayed sales until Saturday, they would still be able to compete, and workers could spend time with loved ones. Support pushing back Black Friday sales until the Saturday after Thanksgiving.
Barsha Wines and Spirits is lending a helping hand to local service-oriented organizations. Show your support for socially conscious businesses, and encourage others to follow this example.
Athletic clothing brand Lululemon’s CEO recently made comments suggesting that overweight women should not wear their products. Demand that the CEO retract his offensive comments and that the company create a positive environment for all customers.
RAW Natural Born Artists is an innovative forum that encourages rising artists to showcase their work and collaborate with one another. Show your support for RAW’s creative mission.
Gift-giving warms the heart, but at the same time, generates huge amounts of waste from the wrapping materials and gift bags. Sign this petition to support the use of more sustainable and environmentally friendly gift-giving products.
Starbucks recently announced plans to hire 10,000 veterans and active duty spouses. Thank the company for providing assistance to veterans and their families.
Mattel’s recent release of an unrealistic looking Jennifer Lopez doll is a lame attempt at celebrating the phenomenally curvaceous and non-European beauty. Tell Mattel that different kinds of beauty deserve to be celebrated.
Kraft Foods recently made the decision to eliminate harmful artificial dyes from many of their food products. Thank Kraft for taking out these dyes, which have been associated with dangerous health issues including cancer.
Sweden is taking gender equality seriously and will implement a new rating system for films that will include an evaluation of the representation of women. Sign the petition to support their new rating system that puts women’s stories at the center.
Support restaurants that welcome members of all socioeconomic classes, instead of targeting one particular class. Encourage more integration of socioeconomic groups in restaurant settings.
Chemicals in processed candies may cause cancer and hyperactive behavior in children. Candy makers must stop the use of unsafe petroleum-based food dyes in their candy.