Alphabet shareholders want more transparency, less complacency
Attention Amazon: your shareholders want you to protect human rights
As Big Tech’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) season approaches, Amazon shareholders are pushing for changes to protect human rights. Here are the shareholder proposals we support.
Why shareholders don’t trust Big Tech — and how to fix that
As we enter the 2023 AGM season, we look at what shareholder proposals for Big Tech companies Amazon, Alphabet, and Meta reveal about the companies’ capacity to mitigate risk and ensure accountability for emerging tech like AI.
How the world’s biggest investors could transform Big Tech
This year’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) season for the tech sector has come and gone, but the results for Meta, Alphabet, and Amazon tell a surprisingly hopeful story for digital rights advocates.
Google’s plans in Saudi Arabia: company ignores independent shareholder vote to respect human rights
Access Now is disappointed that Alphabet’s management voted down a proposal to commission a human rights assessment of the planned expansion of Cloud centers at the AGM.
Saudi Google Cloud center: shareholder vote can prevent storm of human rights abuses
Civil society urge Alphabet shareholders to ensure that the company upholds human rights principles before it proceeds with its Saudi Google Cloud center.
Letter to Alphabet Shareholders: Vote YES to Uphold Google’s Human Rights Commitments
Alphabet shareholders should ensure human rights principles are upheld before Google proceeds with its cloud region plan in Saudi Arabia.
Meta, Alphabet, and Amazon: A shareholder’s guide to supporting human rights
We urge Meta, Alphabet, and Amazon shareholders to support greater accountability for the companies’ human rights impacts.
Scandinavia and Africa innovate while U.S. firms lose ground on transparency
We’re seeing innovation in transparency reporting, and not always from the usual suspects. Here’s how Telia and Liquid Telecom are charging ahead.