Investor Advocates for Social Justice

Northrop Grumman’s Human Rights Record in the Spotlight – 31% Support for Human Rights Resolution

May 8, 2019

ICCR Press Release: Nearly one third of Northrop Grumman shareholders voice support for improved human rights due diligence Northrop Grumman, a government contractor that produces weapons used in conflict and technologies that are enabling the militarization of the U.S.-Mexico border and increased surveillance of immigrants, has largely flown under the radar of public scrutiny as […]



Article tags: , , , , , ,

“A Win for Shareholders in Effort to Halt Sales of Amazon’s Racially Biased Surveillance Tech” – Press Release by Open MIC

April 4, 2019

S.E.C. Ruling Advances Two Shareholder Proposals Targeting Amazon’s Rekognition Link to original Open MIC press release: https://www.openmic.org/news/2019/4/4/a-win-for-shareholders-amazon In a major victory for investors, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) ruled late yesterday that Amazon must give shareholders an opportunity to consider and vote on two separate shareholder resolutions that address major business risks posed by […]



Article tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Shareholder Resolution Filed with Amazon on Prohibiting Sales of Facial Recognition to Government, Citing Human Rights Risks

January 17, 2019

SHAREHOLDERS PRESS AMAZON TO STOP SELLING RACIALLY BIASED SURVEILLANCE TECH TO GOVERNMENT Press release written by Open MIC. Link to original posting: https://www.openmic.org/news/2019/1/16/halt-rekognition Citing critical concerns over immigrant surveillance of vulnerable communities, racial profiling, and other civil and human rights violations, Amazon shareholders have filed a resolution asking the company to prohibit sales of “Rekognition”, […]



Article tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Tri-CRI Members File Shareholder Resolutions with Amazon and Northrop Grumman on Immigrants’ Rights Concerns

December 18, 2018

Members of the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment (Tri-CRI) have filed two shareholder resolutions with companies whose government contracts pose risks to immigrants’ rights – Amazon and Northrop Grumman. Tri-CRI members have long supported immigrant communities through education, affordable housing, legal aid, and spiritual support ministries, and in 2018, we made a decision to align […]



Article tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,