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


Forced Arbitration for Sexual Harassment Claims

Investor Statement in Support of Ending Forced Arbitration for Sexual Harassment Claims.

$151.0 million supporting

Address Systemic Racism and Call to Action

Investor Statement of Solidarity to Address Systemic Racism and Call to Action.

$151.0 million supporting

Ending the Subminimum Wage

Investor Statement in Support of Ending the Subminimum Wage

$151.3 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

$159.3 million supporting

A Demand for Racial and Gender Pay Equity

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

$481.8 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

Stryker-Calling Special Shareowner Meeting

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

$8.2 million supporting