Racial Justice

A majority of people of color suffer worse socioeconomic outcomes -- including health, career, and experiences with the criminal justice system -- than White counterparts. Business can promote racial justice by ending workforce discrimination and ensuring their products and services benefit all.



Stories


When Shoplifting Is A Felony: Retailers Back Harsher Penalties For Store Theft

What exactly did Abbie Welch put in her purse before she snuck out of a Walmart in Knoxville, Tenn.…

5 days, 4 hours

Want More Diversity? Some Experts Say Reward C.E.O.s for It

Only a small number of large companies have tied executive compensation to goals for hiring and pro…

5 days, 6 hours

Kroger Bans BLM Buttons, Prompting Unfair Labor Practice Charges

A Kroger Co. ban on Black Lives Matter buttons in two of its supermarket chains has brought ire-and…

4 weeks, 1 day

Exclusive: Wells Fargo CEO ruffles feathers with comments about diverse talent

Wells Fargo & Co Chief Executive Charles Scharf exasperated some Black employees in a Zoom meet…

1 month

Top CEOs pledge to hire 100,000 low-income and minority New Yorkers

The leaders of some of New York's largest employers are pledging to hire 100,000 low-income and peo…

2 months, 1 week

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 Effectivenes…

1 year

Thousands of U.S. workers walk out in ‘Strike for Black Lives’

Tens of thousands of workers nationwide are expected to walk off the job Monday in solidarity with …

3 months

Want More Diversity? Some Experts Say Reward C.E.O.s for It

Only a small number of large companies have tied executive compensation to goals for hiring and pro…

3 months, 1 week

Walmart Says It Will No Longer Lock Up African-American Beauty Products

Walmart will end its practice of locking up African-American beauty care products in glass cases, t…

3 months, 1 week

Amazon Pauses Police Use of Its Facial Recognition Software

The company said it hoped the moratorium "might give Congress enough time to put in place appropria…

3 months, 1 week

Petitions


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

End business activities enabling incarceration and migrant detention in the U.S. and globally.

$285.3 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

$246.4 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.

$2.5 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

$227,983 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

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.

$12.8 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

$22.0 million supporting