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…

2 months, 2 weeks

Apple unveils new privacy features

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

3 months, 3 weeks

Canada Goose Goes Fur Free

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

3 months, 3 weeks

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…

4 months, 1 week

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…

5 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…

5 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…

5 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…

5 months, 2 weeks

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…

6 months, 1 week

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…

6 months, 1 week

Petitions


Archer-Daniels-Midl… Bunge Limited
Bunge and ADM Boards: stop deforestation!

Join us in calling on Bunge and ADM's Board to vote YES on the shareholder proposal calling for stronger action to protect our planet.

$110.9 million supporting

Ending the Subminimum Wage

Investor Statement in Support of Ending the Subminimum Wage

$286,933 supporting

BlackRock Fidelity Franklin Resources,…
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

$153.4 million supporting

Edwards Lifescience…
Empowering Employees in Governing Edwards Life Sci

Edwards Life Sciences shall adopt a policy promoting significant representation of employees on the board of directors.

$0 supporting

Woodward, Inc.
Empowering Employees in Governing Woodward, Inc

Woodward Inc. shall adopt a policy promoting significant representation of employees on the board of directors.

$0 supporting

Walt Disney Company
Empowering Workers in Governing Walt Disney Corp.

Non-management employees shall be part of new director nominees and/or other options such as labor councils, board liaison, Employee Stock Ownership

$4.5 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.

$2.5 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.

$9.6 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.

$21.4 million supporting

Monster Beverage Co…
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

$64.6 million supporting