Human Rights

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



Stories


Amazon Faces Wider Fight Over Labor Practices

Unionization Effort at Amazon A second union vote may be held at an Alabama warehouse, and new tact…

1 year, 1 month

Apple unveils new privacy features

Apple once again took aim at the vast digital-advertising industry on Monday and unveiled a number …

1 year, 3 months

Canada Goose Goes Fur Free

Canada Goose is icing out the fur trims on its jackets.

1 year, 3 months

Nigerians can now be prosecuted for sending tweets following ban on Twitter

The Nigerian government has ordered federal prosecutors to arrest and prosecute users of the Twitte…

1 year, 3 months

U.S. blocked Uniqlo shirts over Xinjiang forced-labor concerns

The United States' customs agency blocked a shipment of Fast Retailing Co.'s Uniqlo shirts in Janua…

1 year, 4 months

Amazon indefinitely extends a moratorium on the police use of its facial recognition software.

Amazon said Tuesday that it would indefinitely prohibit police departments from using its facial re…

1 year, 4 months

Censorship, Surveillance and Profits: A Hard Bargain for Apple in China

Apple built the world's most valuable business on top of China. Now it has to answer to the Chinese…

1 year, 4 months

Chipotle Is Sued by New York City Over Scheduling Practices

The city seeks $150 million in relief for employees, accusing the fast-food giant of "complete disr…

1 year, 4 months

An NDA Was Designed to Keep Me Quiet

I chose not to be. We need to end gag orders for victims of workplace abuse. Ms. Ozoma is a tech po…

1 year, 5 months

More than 500 Alphabet employees demand Google stop protecting harassers in open letter

More than 500 Alphabet employees have signed an open letter demanding Google stop protecting the su…

1 year, 5 months

Petitions


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.

$169.0 million supporting

Walt Disney Company
Empowering Workers in Governing Walt Disney Corp.

Non-management employees shall be part of new director nominees and/or other options such as labor councils, board liaison, Employee Stock Ownership

$313.3 million supporting

Woodward, Inc.
Empowering Employees in Governing Woodward, Inc

Woodward Inc. shall adopt a policy promoting significant representation of employees on the board of directors.

$308.9 million supporting

Edwards Lifescience…
Empowering Employees in Governing Edwards Life Sci

Edwards Life Sciences shall adopt a policy promoting significant representation of employees on the board of directors.

$308.9 million supporting

Verizon Communicati…
Verizon: Stop Child Sexual Exploitation Online

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

$175.5 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

$373.5 million supporting

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

$462.3 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.

$320.2 million supporting

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.

$157.8 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.

$165.6 million supporting