Equal Opportunity

Discrimination against certain demographics of employees creates toxic work environments and leaves out some of the best talent. Investors can encourage companies to protect and promote talented workers regardless of personal identities, around the world.



Stories


Why 2019 Was a Breakthrough Year for Women in the Boardroom

Public pressure to diversify boards forced public companies to change. And private ones, too. - Mal…

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How to fix the broken corporate approach to addressing sexual harassment

Commentary: Companies that cling to outdated policies are sacrificing both employees' welfare and t…

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Rhode Island to divest from private prisons, gun makers

The Rhode Island public pension fund will stop investing in companies that either operate private f…

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Goldman won’t take companies public without ‘at least one diverse board candidate,’ CEO says

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon told CNBC on Thursday his investment bank will help companies go pu…

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The economic impact of closing the racial wealth gap

The United States has spent the past century expanding its economic power, and it shows in American…

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Revealed: Why Economies Benefit from Fixing Inequality

Oliver Cann, Public Engagement, World Economic Forum, +41 79 799 3405, oliver.cann@weforum.org · Th…

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Democrats say JPMorgan response to racism questions was lacking

JPMorgan Chase disclosed this week that less than 5 percent of its nearly 3,700 financial advisers …

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Citigroup female employees earn 27% less than men

(Reuters) - Citigroup's () female employees earn 27% less than male employees on a global median ba…

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Two McDonald’s Executives Allege Racial Discrimination

Two African-American executives at McDonald's Corp. sued the company alleging racial discrimination…

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Petitions


Alphabet Inc. Amazon.com, Inc. Barclays PLC
Stop Enabling Migrant Detention Camps

Over the past couple of years, conditions at the USA-Mexico border have worsened. An influx of migrants have overwhelmed US border control agents. Man

$72.7 million supporting

Vanguard
Vanguard: Close the Wage Gap

Vanguard should develop policies to encourage its portfolio companies to close their gender and racial wage gaps

$21.9 million supporting

Amazon.com, Inc.
Facial Recognition: Privacy and Civil Liberties

The Amazon board should review customers to prevent civil liberty violations, and conduct an audit of all privacy implications.

$2.5 million supporting

Vanguard
Vanguard: Prohibit Queer Discrimination

The right to be queer is being legally attacked in the US. But Vanguard can ensure its companies are not complicit.

$4.2 million supporting

Alphabet Inc.
Alphabet: Tie Executive Pay to Sustainability

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

$434,447 supporting

Fidelity
Tell CEOs to prioritize women in leadership

There is a dearth of women in Board and other leadership positions. CEOs need to prioritize changing this in order for diversity efforts to succeed.

$665,241 supporting

State Street Corpor…
State Street: Prohibit Queer Discrimination

The right to be queer is being legally attacked in the US. But State Street can ensure its companies are not complicit.

$1.1 million supporting

BlackRock
BlackRock: support SASB’s standards on diversity

BlackRock is a leading member of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB). It must support SASB diversity standards BLK itself approved.

$1.5 million supporting

TJX Companies, Inc.
TJX should disclose and reduce its pay gap

Ask TJX Companies to disclose gender-, race-, and ethnicity-based pay gaps

$30,087 supporting

Alphabet Inc.
Google: Disclose and Close Your Pay Gap

Alphabet/Google should report on, and take steps to close, its global median gender pay gap

$43,795 supporting