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Faith-Based Investors Press Dozens of Top Companies to Say If U.S. Chamber of Commerce Speaks for Them in Opposing Health Care Reform
Date:11/10/2009

vestors already concerned about the 'disconnect' between the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its leading members on climate legislation are now troubled to see the same dynamic at work on the health care reform bill. We want to be very clear that every single one of these companies had previously agreed to adopt health care reform principles that are directly at odds with the extremist position that has been taken up by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Faith-based investors see the passage of healthcare reform as an historic opportunity that calls for all stakeholders, including companies, to step up and be counted. These companies should make it abundantly clear that they stand by their principles on health care and that, as such, the U.S. Chamber does not speak for them."

Edward Gerardo, director, Community and Social Investments, Bon Secours Health System, Inc., said: "It so happens that many of the very corporations who recognize the need for comprehensive health reform, and who have expressed to not only us but to Congressional members, their support for the majority of policy positions proposed in either the Senate or House legislation, are also members of the Chamber of Commerce. And, many have expressed privately their disagreement and dissatisfaction with both the position and tactics of the national office of the Chamber. Well, it's time for accountability. If we are going to have meaningful and effective health reform; if our health system is to be affordable and serve all; then we believe our friends in board rooms and executive offices who underwrite the very work of the Chamber, must take responsible action, and call on the Chamber leadership to adopt a more constructive tone."

Donna Meyer, Ph.D., former Senior System Director-Community Health, CHRISTUS Health, said: "Some of these companies are reassuring us that they stand by their principles on health care. Some even point out that they directly support
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SOURCE Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), New York City and Washington, D.C.
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