9. When People Thrive Business Thrives

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Organizations

Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood

CCFC’s mission is to support parents’ efforts to raise healthy families by limiting commercial access to children and ending the practice of child-targeted marketing. In working for the rights of children to grow up—and the freedom for parents to raise them—without being undermined by corporate interests, CCFC promotes a more democratic and sustainable world.

Center for Science in the Public Progress

CSPI carved out a niche as the organized voice of the American public on nutrition, food safety, health and other issues during the early 1970s. CSPI seeks to educate the public, advocate for government policies that are consistent with scientific evidence on health and environmental issues, and counter industry’s powerful influence on public opinion and public policies.

Corporate Accountability International

For more than 35 years, Corporate Accountability International has protected human rights, public health and the environment by waging and winning campaigns challenging the abuses of some of the world’s most powerful corporations.

Corporations and Health Watch

The mission of Corporations and Health Watch is to assess the impact of corporate practices on population health and to inform public health policies that can reduce harm from such practices. They analyze corporate practices across six industries: automobile food, alcohol, pharmaceutical, firearms and tobacco. Their goals are to identify the common characteristics of successful campaigns to change corporate practices, and to contribute to a growing movement to improve health by changing corporate practices.

Partnership for a Healthier America

The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) is devoted to working with the private sector to ensure the health of our nation’s youth by solving the childhood obesity crisis. PHA brings together public, private and nonprofit leaders to broker meaningful commitments and develop strategies to end childhood obesity.