Human Rights

Businesses are exposed, directly or through their supply chains, to human rights abuses from human trafficking to genocide.



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Microsoft says it will follow California's digital privacy law in U.S.

Microsoft Corp said in a blog post on Monday that it would honor California's privacy law, known ...

2 days, 13 hours

Google to Store and Analyze Millions of Health Records

The tech company's deal with Ascension is part of a push to use artificial intelligence to aid he...

2 days, 13 hours

4-Day Workweek Boosted Workers' Productivity By 40%, Microsoft Japan Says

Workers at Microsoft Japan enjoyed an enviable perk this summer: working four days a week, enjoyi...

1 week, 2 days

UAW members approve labor deal to end strike with GM; union selects Ford next

Some of the UAW's 48,000 members are expected to return to work as early as Saturday, showing GM ...

1 week, 4 days

Facebook Employees Dissent Over Political Campaign Ads

In an open letter, the social network's employees said letting politicians post false claims in a...

1 week, 4 days

Twitter bans political ads ahead of 2020 election

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Twitter, reacting to growing concern about misinformation spread on social m...

1 week, 4 days

Why Are Workers On Strike In A Strong Economy

At first glance, it may seem like a paradox: Even as the economy rides a 10-year winning streak, ...

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Helping to Protect the 2020 US Elections

By Guy Rosen, VP of Integrity; Katie Harbath, Public Policy Director, Global Elections; Nathaniel...

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Lawmakers criticize Apple CEO Tim Cook for ‘censorship’ of apps in China

Politicians from both sides of the aisle wrote Apple's Tim Cook a letter, taking issue with his p...

3 weeks, 2 days

Apple bowed to China by removing a Hong Kong protests map from its app store

First it was rejected. Then it was approved. And now the iOS app of HKMap.live, a real-time, volu...

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Petitions


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Support Amazon Employees' Right To Unionize

Amazon warehouse workers face grueling working conditions and should have the right to unionize so as to protect their wellbeing.

$11.9 million supporting

Alphabet Inc. eBay Inc. Facebook, Inc.
Protect our Privacy and Security

Tell tech companies to sign the Security Pledge to protect our privacy and help build a surveillance-resistant web.

$10.7 million supporting

Alphabet Inc. Amazon.com, Inc. Barclays PLC
Stop Enabling Migrant Detention Camps

Over the past couple of years, conditions at the USA-Mexico border have worsened. An influx of migrants have overwhelmed US border control agents. Man

$67.8 million supporting

BlackRock Eaton Vance Impax
Divest from companies that exploit animals

"Sustainable" and "Socially Responsible" funds should also be cruelty-free and not support, cause, or contribute to animal exploitation and suffering.

$2.0 million supporting

BlackRock Fidelity Franklin Resource...
Genocide-Free Investing

We advocate for investment firms to make an ongoing commitment to genocide-free investing policies that would apply to future genocides or cri

$62.1 million supporting

Monster Beverage ...
Anti-Slavery

As defined by the International Labor Organization (ILO) Forced Labor Convention of 1930 (No.29), forced labor is “all work or service which is exacte

$47.3 million supporting

AbbVie Inc. Bristol-Myers Squ... Eli Lilly and Com...
Accountability in Animal Experimentation

Each year, more than 100 million animals—including mice, rats, frogs, dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, monkeys, fish, and birds—are killed

$260,011 supporting

McDonald's Corpor...
Please add a vegan burger to your menu in the US.

"The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated." - Mahatma Gandhi

$261,713 supporting

Bed Bath & Beyond... lululemon athleti...
Eliminate Down Feathers

While most down and other feathers are removed from ducks and geese during slaughter, birds in breeding flocks and those raised for meat and foie gras

$257,237 supporting

Fidelity
Fidelity: support SASB disclosure on agriculture

Sustainable accounting standards for agriculture will go live later in 2018. Fidelity should ensure adherence to these standards.

$1.4 million supporting