Human Rights

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



Stories


Tik Tok to Withdraw From Hong Kong

"We believe freedom of expression is a fundamental human right and support the right of people to e…

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CVS, Dunkin’, Lego: The Brands Pulling Ads From Facebook Over Hate Speech

Facebook is seeing a growing boycott by advertisers unhappy with its handling of misinformation and…

1 day, 20 hours

Zoom will no longer allow Chinese government requests to impact users outside mainland China

Video-calling service Zoom said Thursday it will not comply with requests from the Chinese governme…

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Amazon Pauses Police Use of Its Facial Recognition Software

The company said it hoped the moratorium "might give Congress enough time to put in place appropria…

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Opinion: It’s time for investors to dump shares of companies that profit from mass incarceration and prison labor

" From exploiting unpaid or cheap prison labor to price gouging basic necessities - companies conti…

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Kickstarter workers vote to unionize

Kickstarter today announced that its staff has decided to unionize. The move reflects a broader mov…

4 months, 3 weeks

How to fix the broken corporate approach to addressing sexual harassment

Commentary: Companies that cling to outdated policies are sacrificing both employees' welfare and t…

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Chipotle Fined $1.4 Million in Child Labor Case

Massachusetts said Chipotle let teenagers work too many hours per week and too late on school night…

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Google CEO calls for regulation of artificial intelligence

LONDON (AP) - Google's chief executive called Monday for a balanced approach to regulating artifici…

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Petitions


Costco Wholesale Co…
Costco: Stop Funding Environmental Destruction

Our planet can’t wait any longer. Tell Costco to drop contracts with meat suppliers that are destroying rainforests and polluting our waters.

$3.2 million supporting

Apple Inc.
Apple: Stop Offering Products Using Leather

Apple watch straps, leather phone and iPad covers all contain leather. Animal products contribute to environmental damage and exploit animals.

$13.4 million supporting

Verizon Communicati…
Verizon: Stop Offering Products Using Leather

Verizon leather cases and pouches contain leather. Animal products contribute to environmental damage and exploit animals.

$13.4 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.

$14.7 million supporting

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

End business activities enabling incarceration and migrant detention in the U.S. and globally.

$283.0 million supporting

Ford Motor Company
Ford: Stop Offering Leather Interiors

Ford sells vehicles with interiors containing leather. Animal products contribute to environmental damage and exploit animals.

$11.1 million supporting

Starbucks Corporati…
Starbucks: Stop Offering Food With Animal Products

Starbucks has not committed to moving away from meat, only dairy. Animal products contribute to environmental damage and exploit animals.

$11.4 million 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.

$11.3 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.

$11.2 million supporting

General Motors Comp…
General Motors: Stop Offering Leather Interiors

GM produces vehicles with interiors containing leather. Animal products contribute to environmental damage and exploit animals.

$10.7 million supporting