Challenging abuses of power to protect human rights and secure the future of our planet
Investigations and advocacy to achieve climate justice and safeguard civic freedoms. Find out more about our work
On the climate crisis, more of the same won’t work. We need a revolution
Calling out racial injustice in the US
The racial injustice disparities we see in nearly every part of society are not accidents. They are the result of racist systems that impose burden after burden on Black lives and people of color.
Defending the environment in the time of COVID-19: increasing threats, clampdowns on freedoms and tragic losses
Land and environmental defenders across the globe already face killings, threats, harassment and criminalisation for peacefully protecting their homes and our planet. But this year, COVID-19 has made their situation even more precarious – and urgent action is needed
Chevron, Stop Funding Racism
Despite Chevron’s public comments in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, Global Witness finds that Chevron gives over four times more campaign funding to US politicians who fail to uphold racial justice and civil rights legislation.
How Anonymous Companies Are Used to Launder Money in US Real Estate
Alarmingly, in the U.S., there are few regulations and checks of who is purchasing homes. As a result, housing remains a key vehicle for criminals looking to stash cash, launder money, and buy up homes in a tight market.
Our world is in crisis: climate breakdown, corporations too powerful to hold to account and democracies teetering on the brink.
It doesn’t have to be this way.
Our goal is a more sustainable, just and equal planet. We want climate-critical forests and biodiversity to thrive and fossil fuels to stay in the ground. We want corporations to respect the planet and human rights, governments to protect and listen to their citizens, and the online world to be free from misinformation and hate.