Human Rights

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



Stories


Fashion Nova's Secret: Underpaid Workers in Los Angeles Factories

The online retailer makes fast fashion for the Instagram elite. The way many of its garments are ...

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Facebook clashes with Justice Department over encryption

Facebook is resisting calls by Attorney General William Barr to delay the company's rollout of en...

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How McKinsey Helped the Trump Administration Carry Out Its Immigration Policies

Newly uncovered documents show the consulting giant helped ICE find "detention savings opportunit...

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Labour group accuses Google of illegally firing workers to stifle unionism

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Communications Workers of America union filed a federal labour char...

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4 out of 5 banks failing on human rights, new BankTrack Human Rights Benchmark shows

Banks are failing on human rights nearly a decade after new UN principles were established to gui...

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Google Fires 4 Workers Active in Labor Organizing

SAN FRANCISCO - Google on Monday fired four employees who had been active in labor organizing at ...

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Animal Cruelty Bill Signed Into Law

In a rare display of political unity, President Trump on Monday signed a bipartisan bill that, fo...

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Amazon's Own Numbers Reveal Staggering Injury Rates at Staten Island Warehouse

Since opening in September 2018, Amazon's massive fulfillment center on New York's Staten Island ...

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McDonald’s to Pay $26 Million to Settle Wage Suit

McDonald's Corp. agreed to pay $26 million to settle a long-running labor dispute over allegation...

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Petitions


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

BlackRock Fidelity Franklin Resource...
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

$67.0 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 ...
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 Squ... Eli Lilly and Com...
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 Corpor...
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