Human Rights

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



Stories


Kickstarter workers vote to unionize

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

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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Commentary: Companies that cling to outdated policies are sacrificing both employees' welfare and t…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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The Secretive Company That Might End Privacy as We Know It

Until recently, Hoan Ton-That's greatest hits included an obscure iPhone game and an app that let p…

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Colgate launches vegan-certified toothpaste in recyclable tube

Colgate has launched a new toothpaste which is being billed as the first of a kind because it comes…

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Airbnb Looks to Boost Labor Image With Union Pact

Airbnb said Friday it will hire union construction labor for new real-estate developments, the late…

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Inside Google’s Quest for Millions of Medical Records

PALO ALTO, Calif.-Roughly a year ago, Google offered health-data company Cerner Corp. an unusually …

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Facebook Says It Will Ban ‘Deepfakes’

The company said it would remove videos altered by artificial intelligence in ways meant to mislead…

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New Data Privacy Law In California

On Jan. 1, the toughest data privacy law in the U.S. goes into effect: the California Consumer Priv…

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Petitions


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

$67.1 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

$72.7 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.

$2.1 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

$47.9 million supporting

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.

$14.6 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.

$1.8 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

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.

$10.8 million supporting

AbbVie Inc. Bristol-Myers Squib… Eli Lilly and Compa…
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 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

$261,713 supporting