One of the world's largest manufacturers of generic and private-label OTC (over-the-counter) pharmaceuticals and supplements. When Perrigo bought Elan Corporation in 2013, it moved its headquarters to Ireland to reduce it corporate tax rate.
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In 2015 Perrigo agreed to set up a US$2.8 million settlement fund following a class action lawsuit. Plaintiffs alleged that this company's products containing glucosamine and/or chondroitin were represented as formulated to help "rebuild cartilage," "lubricate joints," and "improve joint comfort" when they do not provide these benefits.
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This company received an S&P Global ESG Score of 35/100 in the Pharmaceuticals category of the 2019 SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment, an annual evaluation of companies' sustainability practices. The rankings are based on an analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, environmental reporting, climate strategy, human rights and labour practices.
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This company is a member of How2Recycle. The How2Recycle Label is a voluntary, standardized labeling system that clearly communicates recycling instructions to the public. It involves a coalition of forward thinking brands who want their packaging to be recycled and are empowering consumers through smart packaging labels. Companies must be a member of the program to use the How2Recycle Label.
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This company has Corporate Responsibility claims on its website in the areas of environmental stewardship, worker safety, packaging and community partnerships.
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California, the UK and Australia have all enacted legislation requiring companies operating within their borders to disclose their efforts to eradicate modern slavery from their operations and supply chains. Follow the link to see this company's disclosure statement.
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OpenSecrets.org tracks the influence of money on U.S. politics, and how that money affects policy and citizens' lives. Follow link to see this company's record of political donations, lobbying, outside spending and more.
|Company Structure||Public company|
|Revenue||US$3.5 billion in 2013|
|# Employees||9,900 in 2013|
|Subsidiaries||Omega Pharma NV
- Aurora Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd
Orion Laboratories Pty Ltd
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