Dear Apple shareholders: you have the power to ensure “People Come First” globally
Ahead of Apple’s annual shareholder meeting, we are urging Apple shareholders to demand the company provide meaningful transparency on government censorship demands — all around the world. Here’s why every shareholder should vote yes on Shareholder Proposal 6.
Parler turns blind eye to call for upholding human rights
Parler fails to respond to Access Now’s call for transparency on how the company’s policies impact human rights.
MTN transparency could shed new light on digital blackouts in Africa
After years of calls from civil society for transparency and accountability, MTN has taken an important first step.
Starting from the top: governance matters for human rights, as GNI assessment report shows
The new Global Network Initiative public assessment report underscores the need for better corporate governance to meet human rights standards.
Zoom heeds Access Now’s call for transparency reporting
Zoom CEO Eric Yuan, in response to Access Now’s letter and mounting pressure from civil society and policymakers, announced a series of measures the company will take to improve transparency.
The what, why, and who of transparency reporting
Transparency reports are essential tools for companies to communicate their commitment to human 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.
In vote on ePrivacy, EU civil liberties committee makes improvements for users’ rights
The report is an important step toward adoption of a strong ePrivacy Regulation, with room to improve in defense against online tracking.