Gender Inequity

Gender equality has been a boon to workplaces, just as lack of diversity can intensify harmful culture. Shareholders can advocate for companies to harness the strengths of a diverse workplace, and ensure that products and services are accessible to all.



Stories


Why 2019 Was a Breakthrough Year for Women in the Boardroom

Public pressure to diversify boards forced public companies to change. And private ones, too. - Mal…

4 months

How to fix the broken corporate approach to addressing sexual harassment

Commentary: Companies that cling to outdated policies are sacrificing both employees' welfare and t…

4 months, 3 weeks

Goldman won’t take companies public without ‘at least one diverse board candidate,’ CEO says

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon told CNBC on Thursday his investment bank will help companies go pu…

5 months, 2 weeks

Citigroup female employees earn 27% less than men

(Reuters) - Citigroup's () female employees earn 27% less than male employees on a global median ba…

5 months, 4 weeks

Women won't see equal pay for another 257 years, report says

Women around the world aren't expected to see equal pay until 2277 at the current rate of change, a…

6 months, 3 weeks

Netherlands to force companies to have more women on boards

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Dutch parliament voted on Tuesday to require companies listed in the Neth…

7 months, 1 week

Uber reveals extent of sexual assault problem: thousands of abuse reports a year

Uber received 235 reports of a rape occurring during a ride in the United States last year - an ave…

7 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

$216.8 million supporting

Alphabet Inc.
Alphabet: Tie Executive Pay to Sustainability

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

$58.0 million supporting

SEI Investments Com…
SEI: Hire Female Fund Managers

Gender equality is abysmal in portfolio management, and SEI is below average. Push SEI to hire more female portfolio managers.

$173,528 supporting

HSBC Holdings plc
HSBC Can Afford to Pay Women and Men Equally

HSBC has consistently reported a huge wage gap for years and this year their "improvement" has been changing an 85% gap in bonuses to 70%.

$173,528 supporting

Netflix, Inc.
Netflix: Pressure GA to repeal abortion ban

Force Netflix, a big part of Georgia's lucrative film industry, to stop filming there & show there's an economic cost to endangering women's lives.

$564,410 supporting

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

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

$203,616 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

$8.8 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.

$10.0 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

$21.9 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