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


Women make up a record 29% of newly minted managing directors at the Wall Street firm

Women make up a record 29% of newly minted managing directors at the firm, slightly higher than t...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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. ...

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Women Underrepresented in Central Banks

Men dominate monetary policy. But the Fed, E.C.B. and Bank of England are discussing ways to prom...

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Pimco lawyer files gender and race discrimination suit

A Pimco lawyer has filed a gender and racial discrimination lawsuit against the $1.8tn asset mana...

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Investor who made offensive sexual comments at summit loses $600 million contract in backlash

October 11 at 7:56 PM The state of Michigan has pulled $600 million of its pension fund from weal...

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The 2018 Board Diversity Census of Women and Minorities on Fortune 500 Boards

Deb DeHaas is vice chairman and national managing partner at Deloitte Center for Board Effectiven...

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Petitions


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

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

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

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

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.

$390,881 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%.

$0 supporting

SEI Investments C...
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.

$0 supporting