In May 2019 Ethical Consumer viewed the Teva page on the Open Secrets website which stated that the company and its employees had given $111,973 to political parties in 2018, with 62% going to Democrats. It had also spent $2,610,000 on lobbying.

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Open Secrets generic ref 2019 (2 January 2019)

In May 2019 Ethical Consumer viewed its list of members of lobby groups that it considered to push for free trade solutions at the expense of human rights, democracy or the environment, updated in February 2019. Teva was a member of one such group: American Legislative Exchange Council. It was thus marked down in the political activities category.

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Ethical Consumer Lobby Group member list (7 February 2019)

In May 2019 Ethical Consumer viewed Teva's form DEF14a. It contained details of several senior staff which were paid more than £1 million in 2018, the amount that Ethical Consumer considered excessive. The highest paid receieved $10,799,996.

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Teva form DEF14a (13 May 2019)

In May 2019 Ethical Consumer viewed the Teva family tree on the corporate website hoovers.com. The company had several high risk subsidiaries in jurisdictions that Ethical Consumer considered to be tax havens at the time of writing, namely holding companies in the Netherlands. The company's annual report was checked but it contained no country-by-country reporting. As a result Teva received Ethical Consumer's worst rating for likely use of tax avoidance strategies.

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Generic Hoovers ref 2019 (2 January 2019)