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


Black Facebook Workers Write Open Letter to Company: We Are Treated Every Day 'As If We Do Not Belong Here'

One year after a black Facebook employee accused the social media giant of failing its black empl...

3 weeks, 6 days

‘I was appalled’: Black customers say host told them to move

AURORA, Ill. (AP) - An attorney representing a group of black customers who say they were asked t...

1 month

Women still own way less startup equity than men

By the numbers: Women represent 13% of startup founders but own just 7% of founder equity. Women ...

1 month

Apple Commits $2.5 Billion to Ease California Housing Crunch

Apple on Monday announced a $2.5 billion plan to help address the housing crisis in California, b...

1 month

A health care algorithm affecting millions is biased against black patients

A health care algorithm makes black patients substantially less likely than their white counterpa...

1 month

WeWork’s Ousted C.E.O. Adam Neumann Is Accused of Pregnancy Discrimination

In a federal complaint, a former chief of staff to Mr. Neumann said she was demoted twice after s...

1 month

Venture Capitalists Are Missing Out on a Trillion-Dollar Opportunity

The attached report makes the business case to VCs that closing the funding gap is a strategic im...

1 month, 2 weeks

Reading Chick-fil-A outlet to close in LGBT rights row

A US fast-food chain will cease trading at its first UK outlet amid a row over donations to anti-...

1 month, 2 weeks

Women At Ernst & Young Instructed On How To Dress, Act Nicely Around Men

When women speak, they shouldn't be shrill. Clothing must flatter, but short skirts are a no-no. ...

1 month, 2 weeks

Petitions


Alphabet Inc.
Alphabet: Tie Executive Pay to Sustainability

Ask Alphabet (Google) to link executive pay to sustainability metrics, including diversity & inclusion

$434,447 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 Corp...
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

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.

$1.5 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.

$2.4 million supporting

Alphabet Inc. Amazon.com, Inc. Barclays PLC
Stop Enabling Migrant Detention Camps

Over the past couple of years, conditions at the USA-Mexico border have worsened. An influx of migrants have overwhelmed US border control agents. Man

$67.9 million supporting

Vanguard
Vanguard: Close the Wage Gap

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

$19.4 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.

$4.1 million supporting

TJX Companies, Inc.
TJX should disclose and reduce its pay gap

Ask TJX Companies to disclose gender-, race-, and ethnicity-based pay gaps

$30,087 supporting

Alphabet Inc.
Google: Disclose and Close Your Pay Gap

Alphabet/Google should report on, and take steps to close, its global median gender pay gap

$43,795 supporting