ICCR's Issues

ICCR priority issues (issues that receive staff support) are determined through a prioritization process that occurs every five years and is voted on by the full membership. Current priority issues are as follows:



K Street: Nexus of corporate lobbyingCorporate Lobbying & Political Spending (direct and indirect lobbying spending, membership in ALEC and the Chamber, political spending and dark money)


Health Equity (access to Covid-19 products, affordability of medicines, access to nutrition, global health care challenges) Health equity


Tackling the climate crisisThe Climate Crisis and a Just Transition (climate lobbying, fossil fuel financing, Just Transition, methane emissions) 


Food Justice (labor in food supply chains including the impact of Covid-19 on meat workers, antibiotics in meat production, food waste) Food justice


Human rights & worker rightsHuman Rights/Worker Rights (paid sick leave as a standard employee benefit, human trafficking and forced labor, human rights due diligence, ethical labor recruitment, worker safety in the Bangladesh garment sector)


Water Stewardship (the human right to water, climate-related water risks, water risks in the meat, poultry and dairy sectors including runoff from factory farming, and water use in feed production and animal agriculture) Water stewardship


Investor action on Covid-19Investor Response to the Covid Crisis (prioritizing worker health and safety, increasing protections for meat workers, calling on pharma companies to share compounds)  


Structural Racism in the Development of Medicine

Examining Structural Racism in the Development of Medicine

A recent ICCR conference panel discussion 

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