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


Rainbow Washing

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

2 months, 3 weeks

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…

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…

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 …

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…

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…

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…

4 months, 1 week

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…

4 months, 2 weeks

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…

5 months

MAJOR U.S. EMPLOYERS COMMIT TO ADVANCING SECOND CHANCE EMPLOYMENT

Washington, DC, April 26, 2021 - A group of major employers and national organizations today launch…

5 months

Petitions


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

Stryker-Calling Special Shareowner Meeting

Board amend bylaws enabling holders to call a special shareowner meeting.

$8.2 million supporting

Thermo Fisher-Calling Special Shareholder Meetings

Board amend bylaws enabling holders to call a special shareholder meeting(s).

$8.2 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.

$16.6 million supporting

BlackRock
BLK-Become a Public Benefit Corporation

Amend Certificate of Incorporation and possibly bylaws to become a public benefit corporation

$8.3 million supporting

NETGEAR-Calling Special Shareowner Meeting(s)

Board amend bylaws enabling holders to call special shareowner meeting.

$8.4 million supporting

Tractor Supply Comp…
TSCO Become a Public Benefit Corporation

Board amend Certificate of Incorporation and bylaws to become a public benefit corporation.

$0 supporting