Welcome to Consumer Reports Advocacy

Consumer Reports is an independent nonprofit organization that works for a fair, safe and transparent marketplace.

Since we were founded as Consumers Union in 1936, we have advocated for the rights of all consumers. Now, we are united under the Consumer Reports name, bringing together our trusted testing, research, journalism, and advocacy.

We hope you will partner with us and our six million members for a better world.

Getting Action: How to Write a Petition

Experience has shown that you improve your chances of success if you follow a few basic suggestions in preparing your petition. This will help you present the facts, the law, and your arguments and solutions in a professional, clear, and persuasive manner and help you make your case more effectively.