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


Black franchisees at McDonald's file new discrimination lawsuit

Oct 29 (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp was hit on Thursday with a potentially multi-billion dollar laws…

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What Counts as Race Discrimination? A Suit Against JPMorgan Is a Test

A former employee accuses JPMorgan Chase of failing to stop what she said was racially driven bully…

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Senate Bill Would Outlaw Bank Discrimination for the First Time

Democrats in Congress have introduced legislation that would make it illegal for banks and other fi…

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When Shoplifting Is A Felony: Retailers Back Harsher Penalties For Store Theft

What exactly did Abbie Welch put in her purse before she snuck out of a Walmart in Knoxville, Tenn.…

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Want More Diversity? Some Experts Say Reward C.E.O.s for It

Only a small number of large companies have tied executive compensation to goals for hiring and pro…

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The Worker Financial Wellness Initiative – Making Workers’ Financial Security and Health a C-Suite Priority

JUST Capital and PayPal , in collaboration with the Financial Health Network and the Good Jobs Inst…

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Kroger Bans BLM Buttons, Prompting Unfair Labor Practice Charges

A Kroger Co. ban on Black Lives Matter buttons in two of its supermarket chains has brought ire-and…

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Exclusive: Wells Fargo CEO ruffles feathers with comments about diverse talent

Wells Fargo & Co Chief Executive Charles Scharf exasperated some Black employees in a Zoom meet…

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Average CEO earnings soared to $21.3 million last year and could rise again in 2020 despite the coronavirus recession

Fueled by a surging stock market, CEO compensation climbed to its highest level in seven years last…

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Top CEOs pledge to hire 100,000 low-income and minority New Yorkers

The leaders of some of New York's largest employers are pledging to hire 100,000 low-income and peo…

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Petitions


A Demand for Racial and Gender Pay Equity

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

$252.8 million supporting

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.

$289.4 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

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

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

$227,983 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.

$588,777 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%.

$197,896 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.

$197,896 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

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

$11.5 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.

$12.8 million supporting