Human Rights

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



Stories


G.M. Chief's Test: Satisfy Striking Workers and Sustain Bottom Line

Mary T. Barra has often referred to her years of experience on the General Motors factory floor. ...

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New Uber Lawsuit Will Test Classification of Workers

Uber insisted on Wednesday that it may not have to reclassify its drivers as employees despite a ...

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Google Settles With U.S. Over Workers’ Complaints It Stifled Dissent

WASHINGTON - Google said Thursday that it had reached a settlement with the National Labor Relati...

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Lawmakers want to give Americans back their right to sue companies

The House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Tuesday afternoon passed a bipartisan bill, t...

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E.P.A. Says It Will Drastically Reduce Animal Testing

The move was hailed by animal rights groups, but some researchers said it pushed the agency too q...

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Google Is Fined $170 Million for Violating Children’s Privacy on YouTube

Google agreed on Wednesday to pay a record $170 million fine and make changes to protect children...

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As Grassroots Labor Activism Rises, Will Unions Take Advantage?

LOS ANGELES - When a group of workers at the video-game maker Riot Games staged a three-hour walk...

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The World’s First Ambassador to the Tech Industry

Denmark appointed him to approach Silicon Valley as if it were a global superpower. His challenge...

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Trump Administration Close to Expanding Overtime Pay

WASHINGTON-The Trump administration is moving to expand the number of Americans eligible for over...

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Petitions


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

$61.8 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

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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

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

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Vanguard
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.

$9.1 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.

$10.6 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

$186,387 supporting

Verizon Communica...
Verizon: Stop Child Sexual Exploitation Online

Verizon should take action to combat Child Sex Abuse Material in its online platforms

$31,148 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

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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

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