Human Rights

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



Stories


Amazon Faces Wider Fight Over Labor Practices

Unionization Effort at Amazon A second union vote may be held at an Alabama warehouse, and new tact…

1 year, 1 month

Apple unveils new privacy features

Apple once again took aim at the vast digital-advertising industry on Monday and unveiled a number …

1 year, 3 months

Canada Goose Goes Fur Free

Canada Goose is icing out the fur trims on its jackets.

1 year, 3 months

Nigerians can now be prosecuted for sending tweets following ban on Twitter

The Nigerian government has ordered federal prosecutors to arrest and prosecute users of the Twitte…

1 year, 3 months

U.S. blocked Uniqlo shirts over Xinjiang forced-labor concerns

The United States' customs agency blocked a shipment of Fast Retailing Co.'s Uniqlo shirts in Janua…

1 year, 4 months

Amazon indefinitely extends a moratorium on the police use of its facial recognition software.

Amazon said Tuesday that it would indefinitely prohibit police departments from using its facial re…

1 year, 4 months

Censorship, Surveillance and Profits: A Hard Bargain for Apple in China

Apple built the world's most valuable business on top of China. Now it has to answer to the Chinese…

1 year, 4 months

Chipotle Is Sued by New York City Over Scheduling Practices

The city seeks $150 million in relief for employees, accusing the fast-food giant of "complete disr…

1 year, 4 months

An NDA Was Designed to Keep Me Quiet

I chose not to be. We need to end gag orders for victims of workplace abuse. Ms. Ozoma is a tech po…

1 year, 5 months

More than 500 Alphabet employees demand Google stop protecting harassers in open letter

More than 500 Alphabet employees have signed an open letter demanding Google stop protecting the su…

1 year, 5 months

Petitions


McDonald's Corporat…
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

$158.0 million supporting

Essential Utilities…
Cybersecurity of Infrastructure

Recent reports have demonstrated that America's utilities and infrastructure, like Aqua America, are extremely vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks.

$157.8 million supporting

Netflix, Inc.
Netflix: Pressure GA to repeal abortion ban

Force Netflix, a big part of Georgia's lucrative film industry, to stop filming there & show there's an economic cost to endangering women's lives.

$435.8 million supporting

Pepsico, Inc.
End Ties to Companies With Human Rights Violations

Pepsico should cut ties with Indofood after it exited the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil due to its human rights violations

$158.0 million supporting

Apple Inc.
Apple: End Forced Arbitration

Apple should end the use of forced arbitration provisions in its employee contracts and restore rights to access the court system after disputes

$178.9 million supporting

Amazon.com, Inc.
Facial Recognition: Privacy and Civil Liberties

The Amazon board should review customers to prevent civil liberty violations, and conduct an audit of all privacy implications.

$314.7 million supporting

Verizon Communicati…
Stop Throttling the California Firefighters

Amidst the worst fire in CA history, apparently Verizon throttled the wireless broadband communications of firefighters, trying to upsell the State.

$321.8 million supporting

Ariel BlackRock Eaton Vance
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.

$193.9 million supporting

Alphabet Inc. eBay Inc. Meta Platforms 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.

$330.2 million supporting

Abercrombie & Fitch…
Abercrombie & Fitch: Be aware of working condition

Tell A&F to conduct regular safety checks to its manufacturer sub contractors in Bengladesh. They are still accountable even when sub contracting!

$308.9 million supporting