We are the corporate foundation of Thomson Reuters, the global news and information services company. We work to advance media freedom, foster more inclusive economies, and promote human rights.

Our Approach

Through news, media development, free legal assistance, training and convening initiatives, we combine our unique services to drive systemic change.


From our CEO

The Foundation uniquely uses the combined power of journalism and the law to build global awareness of some of the most critical issues currently faced by humanity. We work with many different stakeholders – from civil society leaders to purpose-driven professionals – to inspire collective leadership, and to find scalable solutions that can help shape a more prosperous world where no one is left behind.

I would like to invite you to read our organisational overview, which provides a snapshot of the breadth, scope, impact and legacy of the Foundation’s work – past and present.

Human Rights Day, December 10, 2021

Our commitment to the fight against racism and discrimination

The Thomson Reuters Foundation stands with the Black community today and every day: Racism, bigotry and prejudice have no place in society. We will harness the power of our media and legal services to play a more proactive role in the continued fight for equality and more inclusive economies.

June 96 mins

COVID-19: Our response and our impact

Just 10 weeks ago, as the world began grappling with the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Thomson Reuters Foundation launched the first of its responses – grounded in its journalism and legal expertise – to better equip those right on the frontlines of the crisis.

June 56 mins
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