Human Rights

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



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Google Contractors Listen to Recordings of People Using Virtual Assistant

Google said contractors are listening to customer audio recorded by the company's virtual assista...

3 days, 23 hours

46% Increase in Cocoa Price Could Solve Child Labor: Report

An increase in cocoa price by 2.8% could potentially eliminate the very worst forms of child labo...

1 month, 1 week

WhatsApp Security Breach Affects Human Rights Groups

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - WhatsApp said on Tuesday that a security breach on its messaging app had s...

2 months

Past and Current Child Labor

How prevalent is child labour in the world? How does this impact on schooling, family income and ...

2 months, 1 week

Oxfam releases 2nd scoring of US and European supermarkets’ global food supply chains

Oxfam has assessed 16 large supermarkets across the US and Europe on their policies and practices...

1 week, 1 day

Alexa Now Gives U.K. Users N.H.S. Medical Advice

LONDON - "Alexa, how do I treat a migraine?" When British users ask Amazon's voice assistant syst...

6 days, 18 hours

Meatless Fish

First, there was the meatless burger. Soon we may have fishless fish. Impossible Foods, the Calif...

6 days, 18 hours

Zoom has reconsidered its response to a security flaw and is promising new fixes

After initially brushing off security concerns raised by a software engineer who went public with...

1 week

Petitions


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 agent...

Multiple Companies     $52.0 million supporting    

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.

Vanguard     $936,935 supporting    

Protect our Privacy and Security

Tell Alphabet (Google) to sign the Security Pledge to protect our privacy and help build a surveillance-resistant web.

Alphabet Inc.     $1.2 million supporting    

Verizon: Stop Child Sexual Exploitation Online

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

Verizon Communications Inc.     $31,148 supporting    

Protect our Privacy and Security

Tell Microsoft to sign the Security Pledge to protect our privacy and help build a surveillance-resistant web.

Microsoft Corporation     $376,260 supporting    

Genocide-Free Investing

We advocate for investment firms to make an ongoing commitment to genocide-free investing policies that would apply to future genocides ...

Multiple Companies     $59.5 million supporting    

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 exa... Multiple Companies     $45.9 million supporting    

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 foi...

Multiple Companies     $0 supporting    

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...

Multiple Companies     $0 supporting    

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

Apple Inc.     $166,128 supporting