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


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.…

3 days, 5 hours

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…

3 days, 7 hours

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…

2 weeks, 1 day

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…

3 weeks, 6 days

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…

4 weeks

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…

2 months

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…

2 months, 1 week

The 2018 Board Diversity Census of Women and Minorities on Fortune 500 Boards

Deb DeHaas is vice chairman and national managing partner at Deloitte Center for Board Effectivenes…

1 year

Thousands of U.S. workers walk out in ‘Strike for Black Lives’

Tens of thousands of workers nationwide are expected to walk off the job Monday in solidarity with …

3 months

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…

3 months, 1 week

Petitions


Vanguard
Vanguard: Close the Wage Gap

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

$22.0 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

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