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


Netflix makes $100 million commitment to support Black communities in the U.S.

Netflix announced Tuesday it will start putting 2% of its cash holdings into financial institutions…

1 week, 2 days

Amazon Workers Urge Bezos to Match His Words on Race With Actions

From racist graffiti to missed promotions, employees say a "systemic pattern of racial bias" permea…

2 weeks, 1 day

Aunt Jemima Brand to Change Name and Image Over ‘Racial Stereotype’

Quaker Oats, the owner of the 131-year-old brand, said it would retire the name as it worked "to ma…

2 weeks, 6 days

Here’s a running list of all the big companies observing Juneteenth this year

Multiple companies have announced that they will either honor or recognize Juneteenth as a paid hol…

2 weeks, 6 days

Corporate America has Failed Black America

For a group of elite black executives, police killings and protests have unleashed an outpouring of…

1 month

Mixed Response to Blackout Tuesday

We have mixed feelings about #BlackoutTuesday, too. Jamila Thomas and Brianna Agyemang, two black w…

1 month

SoftBank to launch $100M fund backing companies led by people of color

SoftBank COO Marcelo Claure said in a letter to employees early Wednesday that the firm will create…

1 month

Companies that produce tear gas

U.S. forces yesterday used tear gas on peaceful protesters outside the White House gates, prior to …

1 month

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…

4 months

Petitions


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

End business activities enabling incarceration and migrant detention in the U.S. and globally.

$163.3 million supporting

Alphabet Inc.
Alphabet: Tie Executive Pay to Sustainability

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

$58.0 million supporting

A Demand for Racial and Gender Pay Equity

Ask publicly traded companies to release annual reports on median racial and gender pay gaps

$97.2 million supporting

SEI Investments Com…
SEI: Hire Female Fund Managers

Gender equality is abysmal in portfolio management, and SEI is below average. Push SEI to hire more female portfolio managers.

$173,528 supporting

HSBC Holdings plc
HSBC Can Afford to Pay Women and Men Equally

HSBC has consistently reported a huge wage gap for years and this year their "improvement" has been changing an 85% gap in bonuses to 70%.

$173,528 supporting

Netflix, Inc.
Netflix: Pressure GA to repeal abortion ban

Force Netflix, a big part of Georgia's lucrative film industry, to stop filming there & show there's an economic cost to endangering women's lives.

$564,410 supporting

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

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

$203,616 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

$8.8 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.

$10.0 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