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


BlackRock Must Hit ESG Targets or Pay More to Borrow Money

Investment giant BlackRock Inc. will need to hit its staff-diversity targets and other sustainable-…

1 year, 5 months

Rainbow Washing

If you're on any social media platform in June, it's hard to miss the rainbow explosion. For the pa…

1 year, 2 months

US investors revolt against executive pay in record numbers

Executive bonuses in the US have received record low support from investors this year after boardro…

1 year, 4 months

Boards Are Nearly Halfway Down the Path to Gender Parity

May 20, 2021 Dan Marcec The path toward equal representation of men and women in public company boa…

1 year, 4 months

Amazon hit by 5 more lawsuits from employees who allege race and gender discrimination

Uncovering and explaining how our digital world is changing - and changing us. Five women who have …

1 year, 4 months

FINANCE Bank of America says it will boost minimum wage to $25 an hour by 2025

Bank of America said it is raising the minimum hourly wage it pays employees to $25 by the year 202…

1 year, 4 months

Amazon indefinitely extends a moratorium on the police use of its facial recognition software.

Amazon said Tuesday that it would indefinitely prohibit police departments from using its facial re…

1 year, 4 months

Airbnb pricing algorithm led to increased racial disparities, study finds

Low uptake of an optional pricing algorithm on Airbnb by black hosts had the effect of widening rac…

1 year, 4 months

Promises on diversity and racial justice have proved easier to make than to keep

The words "systemic racism" used not to be spoken on US companies' earnings calls. The murder of Ge…

1 year, 4 months

C.E.O. Pay Remains Stratospheric, Even at Companies Battered by Pandemic

While millions of people struggled to make ends meet, many of the companies hit hardest in 2020 sho…

1 year, 5 months

Petitions


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.

$435.8 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.

$314.7 million supporting

Walt Disney Company
Empowering Workers in Governing Walt Disney Corp.

Non-management employees shall be part of new director nominees and/or other options such as labor councils, board liaison, Employee Stock Ownership

$313.3 million supporting

Woodward, Inc.
Empowering Employees in Governing Woodward, Inc

Woodward Inc. shall adopt a policy promoting significant representation of employees on the board of directors.

$308.9 million supporting

Edwards Lifescience…
Empowering Employees in Governing Edwards Life Sci

Edwards Life Sciences shall adopt a policy promoting significant representation of employees on the board of directors.

$308.9 million supporting

Repligen-Shareholder Proxy Access

Board enable shareholder proxy access

$317.1 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

$317.2 million supporting

BMY-Written Consent by Shareholders

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

$317.2 million supporting

Chipotle-Permit Written Consent by Shareholders

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

$317.2 million supporting

Amazon-Enable Holders to Call Special Meetings

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

$317.2 million supporting