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Yahoo!

  • Technology: General, Internet & social media
  • United States of America

  • Yahoo Inc. is a web services provider headquartered in the United States. The company provides a web portal, search engine Yahoo Search, and related services, including My Yahoo!, Yahoo Mail, Yahoo News, Yahoo Finance, Yahoo Sports, and its advertising platform, Yahoo! Native. The company is owned by Verizon Media (10%) and Apollo Global Management (90%) in 2021.

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Indicators

Global Network Initiative ? Membership in the Global Network Initiative, an alliance that helps companies respect freedom of expression and privacy rights when faced with government pressure to hand over user data, remove content, or restrict communications.
Indicator last reviewed 02-01-2024

UN Global Compact ? Membership in the United Nations Global Compact, a voluntary initiative based on CEO commitments to implement universal sustainability principles and to take steps to support UN goals.
Indicator last reviewed 02-01-2024

Transparency Report ? Reports detailing how the company processes third-party requests and enforces internal rules regarding people’s data and mitigates risks to their rights. Latest available report linked.
Indicator last reviewed 02-01-2024

Human Rights Policy ? Company policy describing its approach and commitment to human rights
Indicator last reviewed 02-01-2024

Business Code of Conduct ? A company code of conduct (or code of ethics) is a company document in which it sets out a set of principles that it commits itself to follow, or requires its employees and/or subcontractors to follow.
Indicator last reviewed 02-01-2024

Stories with associated response requests ? We sought responses from Yahoo! to the allegations raised in these stories. Find out more about our Company Response Mechanism.

Benchmark rankings

RDR Corporate Accountability Index 2019
? The 2019 Ranking Digital Rights Corporate Accountability Index evaluated 24 of the world’s most powerful digital platforms and telecommunications companies on their disclosed policies and practices affecting people’s rights to freedom of expression and privacy.
61 / 100
RDR Corporate Accountability Index 2020
? The 2020 Ranking Digital Rights Corporate Accountability Index evaluated 26 of the world’s most powerful digital platforms and telecommunications companies on their disclosed policies and practices affecting people’s rights to freedom of expression and privacy.
52 / 100

Top associated countries

Yahoo! (part of Verizon) has been referenced in news articles and reports on our website.

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