Did You Know?
March 12, 2013
An end to animal testing of cosmetics is the goal of the inaugural Be Cruelty-Free Week, launched by The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International. The global campaign urges consumers to get involved in creating a humane economy – both with their pocketbooks and the power of their voices.
March 12, 2013
The HSUS will bestow the inaugural Genesis Corporate Award on the global cosmetics company LUSH for raising awareness of animal protection issues through its ongoing commitment to creating cruelty-free products and for strenuously campaigning for animal-free testing in Europe and around the world
March 8, 2013
Buffalo Exchange and The HSUS' Be Cruelty-Free campaign are teaming up to help end cosmetics testing on animals.
December 20, 2012
HSI/Canada Celebrates Canadian Transportation Agency Decision Confirming Air Canada’s Right to Refuse Shipments of Primates for Research
Humane Society International/Canada, Animal Alliance of Canada and Justice for Animals welcome a ruling by the Canadian Transportation Agency, confirming the right of Air Canada to refuse the live shipment of primates destined for laboratories, where they would be for toxicity testing, research or other harmful laboratory experiments.
November 28, 2012
HSI and His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama Call for Kindness to Animals, Marking the Launch of New Affiliate Organization in India
Humane Society International announced the official launch of its office in India at an event in Mumbai featuring His Holiness the Dalai Lama, who spoke movingly about compassion for animals and the responsibility that all of us have to act with intentionality in protecting them from human-caused cruelty.
October 25, 2012
Humane Society International is delighted that the Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations has become a formal partner of its Be Cruelty-Free campaign to end animal testing for cosmetics in India.
July 30, 2012
Ricky Gervais Raps Cosmetics Companies for Testing on Animals and Abandoning Ethics to Sell Products in China
Actor and comedian Ricky Gervais lashed out against cosmetics companies that put profit before compassion and test on animals to sell their products in China, where the practice often is required by law.
July 9, 2012
Sir Paul McCartney has given his backing to The HSUS and HSI’s Be Cruelty-Free campaign, the largest-ever global effort to end animal testing for cosmetics worldwide.
July 6, 2012
Humane Society International and The Humane Society of the United States Issue Statement on Urban Decay Decision to Abandon China Sales
Humane Society International and The HSUS are issuing the following statement in response to an announcement from cosmetics giant Urban Decay that it has cancelled plans to market its products in China, a country that requires animal testing for cosmetics
May 21, 2012
Scientists from Humane Society International, The Humane Society of the United States and other animal welfare groups are pleased that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced that it will reduce animal testing requirements for pesticides.