The World Bank is a driving force behind the world water crisis. For decades they have funded and invested directly in water privatization projects that fail time and again. We've seen it happen in the Philippines, Indonesia, India, and other countries around the world. Now it's trying to do it in the largest city in Africa: Lagos, Nigeria. And it's hoping nobody will notice. Tell the World Bank to disclose its water privatization plans in Lagos NOW.
Right now, Big Tobacco is undermining lifesaving policymaking all over the world, so it can derail and water down health measures that would stop the tobacco epidemic and save millions of lives. Take action to support kicking Big Tobacco out of next week's treaty meetings.
In the U.S. and around the world, McDonald's sends its mascot Ronald into schools to hook kids on a junk food brand at an early age and make them customers for life. We're partnering with our friends at Food Day to call McDonald's out on this lie. Add your name and tell McDonald's CEO Don Thompson to kick the corporate junk food mascot out of schools right now.
Coke uses our treasured national parks in its attempts to trick the public into associating bottled water with environmental sustainability, and creates distrust of our tap water by falsely leading people to believe that bottled water is safer and cleaner.
Tell Coke to stay out of national park policy and stop exploiting our national parks to sell its wasteful bottled water.
The global tobacco treaty opened for signature on June 16, 2003, and took effect as international law on February 27th, 2005. Once a leader in tobacco control, the United States remains on the sidelines, among a shrinking minority of nations that have yet to ratify the treaty.
President Bush signed the global tobacco treaty in 2004, but it was never submitted to the Senate for ratification. In 2005, eleven U.S. Senators urged President Bush to send the treaty to the Senate for consideration. One of those Senators was Barack Obama.
Join thousands of health professionals and institutions from around the world in urging McDonald's to stop marketing junk food to children.