Shire plc is on the Cruelty Free Investing list for exploiting animals because the company does animal testing in developing some of their medical and clinical analysis.
The company stated in the following article that they conduct pre-clinical trials of their drugs on animals.
“Although most of the medical research that we rely on is clinical in nature, we often see reports of various kinds of animal experiments.” Read the following article
Shire Plc is a biopharmaceutical company, which focuses on developing and marketing innovative medicines for patients with rare diseases and other conditions. It engaged in the research, development, licensing, manufacturing, marketing, distribution and sale of innovative specialist medicines to meet significant unmet patient needs. [Source: MarketWatch]
Company Website: https://www.shire.com