PETITION TARGET: TJX Companies, Inc. CEO Ernie Herrman
At barbaric wool farms, workers snatch Angora rabbits from filthy, crammed cages, violently pin the helpless bunnies down, and forcefully rip their fur from their skin. Their ear-piercing screams are ignored for years until the animals are no longer considered profitable; then, their throats are slit and they’re thrown away like trash.
Global retailer TJX Companies, Inc. — which owns TJ Maxx, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post, and more — sells cruel Angora fur and other inhumane products, despite hundreds of other major retailers throughout the world dropping Angora fur from their inventories. TJX has no animal welfare policy in place, and it’s time to adopt one, ending the pain and suffering of defenseless bunnies and all animals abused for profit.
There is a shareholder resolution to adopt an animal welfare policy. Tell TJX that it has a moral and social responsibility to ensure its products are cruelty-free and appropriately sourced.
Sign this petition urging TJX CEO Ernie Herrman to immediately conduct a report on animal welfare in their supply chain, and implement an effective policy that keeps cruelty off of store shelves.
PETITION UPDATE 6/22/20: In a recent vote, this proposal received 7.59% shareholder support, which is substantial result for this type of proposal. It will need to meet a higher threshold for the 2nd year, and we will keep working to achieve this. We urge TJX to create an animal welfare policy that ensures their shelves are cruelty-free!