Engaged growing online supporter base
EWG gained more than 125,000 new followers on Facebook, increased its engagement rate to 4.2 percent and drove 2.5 million visits to EWG’s website.
Sen. Boxer received EWG’s first Courage Award
Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., was the first recipient of the EWG Courage Award, given in commemoration of her more than six decades of advocacy for a healthy, sustainable world.
Launched EWG VERIFIED™ program
EWG launched its new verification program to give consumers peace of mind at the point of sale. The program helps them avoid toxic, potentially harmful chemicals and contaminants commonly found in consumer goods.
Raised privacy concerns regarding FACT Act
Asbestos companies claim they need this legislation because they allege victims are committing fraud. The Government Accountability Office, the investigative arm of Congress, studied the trusts in 2011 and found no evidence to support the companies' accusations.
Worked with lawmakers to introduce the Feinstein-Collins cosmetics bill
A bill introduced by Sens. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Susan Collins, R-Maine, would help the FDA ensure the safety of cosmetics and other personal care products.