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2009: The Year of Health Care Reform? Faith-Based Investors See Doubling of Related Shareholder Resolutions, Growing Public Support From Corporate America
Date:1/14/2009

ia (5 percent); Alliant Tech (4 percent); Boeing (6 percent); Comcast (2.4 percent); Ford (4.6 percent); GM (3.7 percent); Loews (2.6 percent); Reynolds (.01 percent); UST (3 percent); United Tech (3.8 percent); Wendy's (no vote due to merger with Arby's); and Xcel (8 percent). In addition, primary filers undertook dialogues on this topic with another 20 publicly traded companies.

PRINCIPLES FOR REFORM EMBRACED

As a result of shareholder resolutions and ongoing dialogue, ICCR members have prompted companies to issue public endorsement of healthcare principles -- covering access, quality, affordability, and equitable financing. Companies that have issued such public endorsements include (in alphabetical order):


SOURCE Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, NYC
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