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

Our focus areas double down on our core expertise of media freedom, inclusive economies and human rights. This framework encompasses all of our existing activities, offering the perfect opportunity to develop initiatives and partnerships that are clearly relevant to us, and highlights the wider and collective outcomes of the organisation.

January 66 mins

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