Putting a check on Big Tech: the path to accountability for companies in the 2020 RDR Index
Once again, we’re asking some of the world’s most powerful companies to review the findings in the Ranking Digital Rights (RDR) Corporate Accountability Index and make key changes to protect people’s rights.
Stepping up to the challenge: which companies are responding on digital rights?
Only 10 of the 24 companies publicly responded to Access Now’s open letters asking for improvement in one key area based on each company’s evaluation results of the Ranking Digital Rights Index.
You have one job: Access Now asks for (at least) one improvement from 24 companies on digital rights
Access Now sent letters to each of the companies in the RDR Corporate Accountability Index, urging them to review their performance and provide a public response to the findings.
2019 Corporate Accountability Index shows how companies must improve to respect our rights
Of the 24 companies Ranking Digital Rights evaluated this year for its Corporate Accountability Index, only seven scored above 50%, with Microsoft topping the list at 62%. Companies must do better to respect users’ rights.
Four years to a first draft: slow progress toward treaty to bind companies
The U.N. Human Rights Council has published the first official draft of a legally binding treaty on business and human rights. It’s a huge achievement, but there is still work to do.
Access Now calls on 22 major tech companies to account for their human rights practices
We’re working with Ranking Digital Rights to make sure the companies tracked in the Corporate Accountability Index respond and take steps to protect your rights.
Access Now welcomes new Ranking Digital Rights Index
Ranking Digital Rights has released its 2017 Corporate Accountability Index, unveiling new indicators to encourage meaningful change — including tracking corporate response to internet shutdowns.