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


Costco raises its minimum wage above rivals like Amazon, Target and Best Buy

Costco will raise its starting rate for hourly store workers in the United States to $16 an hour, p…

2 days, 3 hours

Walmart just boosted pay to $15

Walmart announced pay bumps Thursday that will bring its average hourly wage to over $15 an hour. B…

1 week, 3 days

A major McDonald’s franchisee sued the fast-food chain, accusing it of systemic racism

Herb Washington, a former Oakland Athletics player who built the country's largest Black-owned McDo…

1 week, 6 days

Google to spend $3.8 million to settle accusations of hiring, pay biases

OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google will spend $3.8 million, including $2.6 million i…

3 weeks, 6 days

Biden phases out federal use of private prisons as part of racial equity actions

He also targeted discrimination against Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders. President Joe Biden on …

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Apple announces latest efforts in its $100 million Racial Equity and Justice Initiative

Apple on Wednesday announced its latest set of major donations as part of its $100 million initiati…

1 month, 2 weeks

State Street to insist companies disclose diversity data

State Street's $3.1tn investment arm will start voting against directors of big companies that fail…

1 month, 2 weeks

Nasdaq Pushes for Diversity in the Boardroom

Nasdaq will ask the S.E.C. this morning for permission to adopt a new requirement for the 3,249 com…

2 months, 1 week

The Unfinished Business of Office Diversity Training

For a few weeks last June and July, Seyi Fabode's phone rang off the hook. "I was constantly roped …

2 months, 1 week

Petitions


Amazon-Enable Holders to Call Special Meetings

Board amend bylaws to enable holders to call special shareowner meetings.

$8.3 million supporting

Chipotle-Permit Written Consent by Shareholders

Board permit written consent by shareholders to cast minimum number of votes to authorize meeting action.

$8.3 million supporting

Nextera Energy-Permit Written Consent

Board permit written consent by shareholders to cast minimum number of vote to authorize action at a meeting

$8.3 million supporting

BMY-Written Consent by Shareholders

Board permit written consent by shareholders entitled to cast the minimum number of votes

$8.3 million supporting

Kimberly-Clark-Written Consent by Shareholders

Board permit written consent by shareholders to cast minimum number of votes to authorize action at a meeting

$8.3 million supporting

Repligen-Shareholder Proxy Access

Board enable shareholder proxy access

$8.2 million supporting

Veeva-Shareholder Proxy Access

Board enable shareholder proxy access

$8.2 million supporting

APPLE-Amend Proxy Access for Director Nominations

Amend "Proxy Access for Director Nominations" bylaw

$8.2 million supporting

ZBH-Enable Calling Special Shareowner Meeting

Board amends bylaws to give holders to call a special shareowner meeting

$8.2 million supporting

Kellogg-Calling Special Shareowner Meetings

Board amend bylaws enabling holders to call special shareowner meeting

$8.2 million supporting