Amazon Facial Rekognition – Investor Sign-On Letter

On Friday, June 15, 2018, Harrington Investments, Inc. submitted a letter to Jeff Bezos, on behalf of some concerned Amazon (AMZN) shareholders, regarding AMZN’s Facial “Rekognition” technology. The letter calls upon AMZN to halt further development...

Bank of Nova Scotia 2017

HII, which holds stock in the Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank)(BNS), was shocked to find a report on the Internet by Food and Water Watch identifying the bank as one of 38 large banks and financial institutions participating in a $2.5 billion dollar consortium loan to...

McDonald’s Ruling Sets Ominous Tone For Franchises

The Wall Street Journal reported that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has ruled  the McDonald’s Corporation can be treated as a joint employer with its franchisees in labor complaints. The ruling could have far-reaching implications for how the company deals...

Yahoo: International Human Rights

Whereas, while Human Rights have traditionally been the domain of international law, in the era of globalization and technological change, privacy and freedom of expression have become among the most salient policy issues for multinational corporations; Whereas, it is...

Target: Human Rights Committee

Whereas, the risks to our company of complicity in Human Rights violations are significant, and as one of the largest retailers in the world, we have significant leverage for addressing and effecting Human Rights compliance throughout the industry; Whereas, Target...