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


LETTER TO ASSET MANAGERS: Racial Justice

On April 20, 2021, 140+ racial justice leaders published this open letter to asset managers as a fu…

1 month, 2 weeks

An NDA Was Designed to Keep Me Quiet

I chose not to be. We need to end gag orders for victims of workplace abuse. Ms. Ozoma is a tech po…

2 months

More than 500 Alphabet employees demand Google stop protecting harassers in open letter

More than 500 Alphabet employees have signed an open letter demanding Google stop protecting the su…

2 months

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-…

2 months

Share of black employees in senior US finance roles falls despite diversity efforts

Black employees held a lower share of top US financial services jobs in 2018 than they did more tha…

2 months, 2 weeks

Black Executives Call on Corporations to Fight Restrictive Voting Laws

Dozens responded after companies in Georgia said little against state legislation that put strict r…

2 months, 2 weeks

In 25 Years, the Pay Gap Has Shrunk by Just 8 Cents

Why does the gender wage gap still exist? And what can be done to close it? We unpack the issue. - …

2 months, 2 weeks

Wages, Minimum Wages, and Price Pass-Through: The Case of McDonald’s Restaurants

Founded in 1920, the NBER is a private, non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to conducti…

3 months, 1 week

E.U. Pushes Companies to Close Gender Pay Gap

Under a proposed law, companies in Europe could be sanctioned if they fail to pay men and women the…

3 months, 1 week

Petitions


A Demand for Racial and Gender Pay Equity

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

$330.7 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

$8.3 million supporting

Ending the Subminimum Wage

Investor Statement in Support of Ending the Subminimum Wage

$286,933 supporting

Address Systemic Racism and Call to Action

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

$0 supporting

Forced Arbitration for Sexual Harassment Claims

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

$0 supporting

Amazon-Enable Holders to Call Special Meetings

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

$8.3 million supporting

Chipotle-Permit Written Consent by Shareholders

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

$8.3 million supporting

BMY-Written Consent by Shareholders

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

$8.3 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

$8.3 million supporting

Repligen-Shareholder Proxy Access

Board enable shareholder proxy access

$8.2 million supporting