Human Rights

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



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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…

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Commentary: Companies that cling to outdated policies are sacrificing both employees' welfare and t…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


Bed Bath & Beyond I… lululemon athletica…
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

$257,237 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 Communicati…
Verizon: Stop Child Sexual Exploitation Online

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

$31,148 supporting

Netflix, Inc.
Netflix: Pressure GA to repeal abortion ban

Force Netflix, a big part of Georgia's lucrative film industry, to stop filming there & show there's an economic cost to endangering women's lives.

$390,881 supporting

Pepsico, Inc.
End Ties to Companies With Human Rights Violations

Pepsico should cut ties with Indofood after it exited the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil due to its human rights violations

$41,670 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.

$66,215 supporting

Abercrombie & Fitch…
Abercrombie & Fitch: Be aware of working condition

Tell A&F to conduct regular safety checks to its manufacturer sub contractors in Bengladesh. They are still accountable even when sub contracting!

$0 supporting

Aqua America, Inc.
Cybersecurity of Infrastructure

Recent reports have demonstrated that America's utilities and infrastructure, like Aqua America, are extremely vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks.

$0 supporting