Upcoming Resolutions

Harrington Investments uses shareholder advocacy to engage corporate management on issues related to environmental impact, social responsibility, human rights, CEO pay, governance practices and other concerns of shareholders. The following is a full list of HII’s 2013/2014 shareholder advocacy calendar. Click on each companies name to read the full text of the resolution submitted for approval by shareholders.

CompanyFiling DateMeeting DateResolutionStatus
Google2/27/2014TBARequests the Board of Directors adopt a set of principles to address the impact of Google’s tax strategies on society, with particular focus on employees, customers and suppliers. Filed
Yahoo1/7/2014TBARequests the Board to direct the Governance Committee to create a standing committee to oversee international developments in human rights as they affect our company. Filed
Wellpoint12/3/2013TBARequests the Board to prohibit all corporate political spending.Filed
Target12/30/2013TBARequests the Board to delineate responsibilities of a board committee to address oversight of human rights issues.Filed
McDonalds12/13/2013TBARequest that the Board undertake a special review to publicly articulate directors’ duties with respect to sustainability and corporate social responsibility issues.Filed
JPMorgan Chase12/11/2013TBARequests the Board to review and report directors' and officers' fiduciary, moral and legal obligations to stakeholders.Filed
Goldman Sachs12/13/2013TBARequests the Board to review and report directors' and officers' fiduciary, moral and legal obligations to stakeholdersWithdrawn
AIG12/5/2013TBARequests the Board to review and report directors' and officers' fiduciary, moral and legal obligations to stakeholders.Withdrawn
Verizon11/18/2013TBAAsks Verizon to publish semi-annual reports providing metrics and discussion of requests for customer information by U.S. and foreign governments.Co-Filed/
Withdrawn
Verizon11/18/2013TBARequests that the board of directors review the company’s policies and procedures relating to directors’ moral, ethical and legal fiduciary duties to ensure that Verizon protects the privacy rights of American citizens protected by the U.S. Constitution.Withdrawn
Starbucks9/27/20133/19/2014Prohibit the use of corporate funds for any political election or campaign, including direct or indirect contributions to candidates, and corporate expenditures for electioneering communications.Filed
Monsanto8/12/20131/28/2014Calls on the Monsanto board to prepare a report assessing the financial risks associated with the use of GMO products regarding the contamination of non-GMO crops, market rejection of products, loss of organic certification by organic farmers, soil contamination and damaging to farmers reputationFiled
Hewlett-Packard10/4/2013: 03/19/2014Established a Board Committee on Human Rights, to review the implications of Hewlett-Packard’s policies on human rights, including assessing the impacts of company operations and supply chains on resources and public welfare in host communities.Filed
Coca Cola11/11/2013TBAEstablishes a Board Committee on Human Rights to review the implications of Coca Cola’s policies, above and beyond matters of legal compliance, for the human rights of individuals in the US and worldwide.Filed
Citigroup11/14/2013TBARequests that the Board of Directors undertake a review and institute appropriate policy changes to make it more practical to deny indemnification of directors for actions taken that violate company and public policy. Filed
Bank of America11/28/2013TBARequests that the Bank of America Board amend their governing documents to allow shareowners to make nominations to the Board of Directors.Filed
AT&T11/11/2013TBARequests that the board of directors review the company’s policies and procedures relating to directors’ moral, ethical and legal fiduciary duties to ensure that AT&T protects the privacy rights of American citizens protected by the U.S. Constitution.Filed
Aqua America11/25/2013TBARequests the Board of Directors create a comprehensive policy articulating Aqua America’s respect for and commitment to the human right to water for all citizens. .Co-filed
Apple9/9/20132/28/2014Establishes a separate Board Committee on Human Rights, which would evaluate and provide oversight of human rights issues related to the Apple’s production and supply chain activities. Filed

Below is a list of the resolutions that HII previously filed in 2011/2012. To learn more about the various corporate issues we are championing, click on the “resolution text” links below.

CompanyIssueRelated Documents
MonsantoGMO RiskResolution Text
AppleSustainabilityResolution Text
StarbucksSustainability CommitteeResolution Text
CitigroupBoard IndemnificationResolution Text
Johnson & Johnson
Product SafetyResolution Text
Sunrise Senior Living
Political SpendingResolution Text
Bank of America
Board IndemnificationResolution Text
Goldman Sachs
Executive CompensationResolution Text
JP Morgan
Board IndemnificationResolution Text
Anthem WellpointPolitical SpendingResolution Text
McDonalds
Public HealthResolution Text
Cisco SystemsSustainabilityResolution Text
MicrosoftSustainabilityResolution Text