Economic Inequality

The wealthiest 1 percent of the world's population owns more than half of the world's wealth. Executive pay is rising, and the incentives that increase executive pay may misalign with shareholder value.


Revealed: Why Economies Benefit from Fixing Inequality

Oliver Cann, Public Engagement, World Economic Forum, +41 79 799 3405, · Th…

4 months, 1 week

Apple Commits $2.5 Billion to Ease California Housing Crunch

Apple on Monday announced a $2.5 billion plan to help address the housing crisis in California, bec…

7 months

Google Shuts Out Payday Loans With App-Store Ban

WASHINGTON-Google has barred high-interest consumer loan services from its app store, limiting payd…

7 months, 2 weeks

G.M. Strike’s Economic Toll Is Showing: ‘I Might Lose the Business’

The truck drivers at Phoenix Transit & Logistics in Dearborn, Mich., are long gone. Around thre…

7 months, 3 weeks

Talks to End G.M. Strike Take ‘Turn for the Worse,’ U.A.W. Says

General Motors and the striking United Auto Workers hit a roadblock in contract talks on Sunday ove…

7 months, 4 weeks

Workers must be at the heart of company priorities

The US corporate governance system has lost sight of its purpose. Companies have become more respon…

8 months

Sanders Proposes Corporate Tax to Address Pay Gap at Big Companies

Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont proposed a new corporate tax on Monday that would penalize some o…

8 months

Employer Health Insurance Is Increasingly Unaffordable, Study Finds

A relentless rise in premiums and deductibles is putting insurance out of reach for many workers, e…

8 months, 1 week

Tesla board will have to defend Elon Musk's massive compensation package, judge says

A Delaware judge ruled that Tesla's board of directors must stand trial to defend chief executive E…

8 months, 1 week

GM electric car push could mean fewer and lower paying jobs

DETROIT (AP) - If U.S. consumers ever ditch fuel burners for electric vehicles, then the United Aut…

8 months, 1 week


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Alphabet: Tie Executive Pay to Sustainability

Ask Alphabet (Google) to link executive pay to sustainability metrics, including diversity & inclusion

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United Parcel Servi…
UPS: Link Executive Pay to Sustainability

Integrate sustainability metrics into company executive compensation incentive plans

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