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Nov 30, 2017, 12:17 ET Arjuna Capital: Bloomberg Includes Gender Pay Trailblazer Natasha Lamb on Its "50 Most Influential" List

"The Bloomberg 50" list of the most influential people who defined global business in 2017 – unveiled today in a special issue of Bloomberg...


Nov 16, 2017, 10:25 ET Gender Pay Equity: Costco Latest Retail Giant To Take Action, Following Leads Of Starbucks, Nike, And Gap - reports Arjuna Capital

Following the examples of retailers Starbucks, Nike, and The Gap, Costco is taking public steps to be more transparent with investors about its...


Oct 30, 2017, 13:24 ET Election Interference / Fake News: Tech Giants Heading To Capitol Hill Hearings Face Tougher Questions From Shareholders

All eyes will be on top officials from Twitter, Facebook and Alphabet Inc./Google when they testify Wednesday before a Senate Intelligence Committee. ...


Jun 26, 2017, 14:54 ET Arjuna Capital: "Shameful" Big Bank Rejection Of Gender Pay Equity Expected To Continue Tuesday At MasterCard Annual Meeting

The sixth leading US bank or credit card company to face investor pressure to address its gender pay gap will advise to vote down the resolution...


May 30, 2017, 10:31 ET Arjuna Capital: Exxon, Chevron Face Major Shareholder Votes Wednesday To "Get Real" About Surviving In A Carbon-Constrained World

ExxonMobil and Chevron will host simultaneous annual meetings on Wednesday, May 31 in Dallas and Midland, TX respectively, and face shareholders who...


May 18, 2017, 10:09 ET Shareholder Push For Methane Transparency Gains Ground With Three Double-Digit Votes

Three times in the last week shareholders at major energy companies voted in double digits for more methane pollution disclosure: 10 percent at...


Apr 27, 2017, 13:15 ET "First Big 2017 Win For Shareholders And Women On Gender Pay Equity" As Starbucks Responds To Investor Pressure

Arjuna Capital announced today that it has withdrawn a gender pay equity shareholder resolution targeting Starbucks. Arjuna took the action since...


Apr 10, 2017, 11:34 ET After Reported Federal Finding Of "Extreme" Gender Disparity, Google To Face Shareholder Vote In June

In 2016, seven of nine top US tech companies bowed to shareholder pressure, disclosing their gender pay gaps and making major progress to improve pay ...


Mar 23, 2017, 13:20 ET Shareholder Advocate Targets Six Banks Not Paying Same Interest To Gender Pay Equity As U.S. Tech Leaders

If 2016 was the year in which leading U.S. tech companies yielded to shareholder demands to address gender pay equity, 2017 is so far shaping up as...


Mar 01, 2017, 11:31 ET Arjuna Capital: Home Depot Agrees To Investor Demands for Widespread Lead-Safety Action in Wake of EPA Fine

The Home Depot, Inc. has responded to shareholder pressure from Arjuna Capital by agreeing to undertake a wide range of steps to improve consumer...


Feb 02, 2017, 13:04 ET Fake News Is Focus Of New Shareholder Advocacy Push By Arjuna Capital At Facebook And Google

Concerned that long-term shareholder wealth may be at risk if Facebook and Google do not do enough to "address fake news and hoaxes," Arjuna Capital, ...


Oct 14, 2016, 12:51 ET Arjuna Capital Applauds eBay Closing Gender Pay Gap, Making it 6th Company to Respond to Shareholder Campaign Targeting Silicon Valley

Arjuna Capital today applauded eBay for a new gender pay equity study that shows women earn nearly the same as men in the US – 99.8 percent of the...


Jun 10, 2016, 02:35 ET ARJUNA CAPITAL: Alphabet Still Learning The A-B-Cs Of Gender Pay Equity, Sexist Reference To "Lady CFO" Followed Shareholder Vote

Reflecting a share classification system designed to heavily favor management, Alphabet shareholders voted Wednesday to turn down a resolution to...


Apr 27, 2016, 05:46 ET Arjuna Capital: Momentum Builds - Over Half Of eBay Shareholders Vote In Favor Of Gender Pay Equity Resolution, Company Reacts By Saying It Will "Fix" Problem

Today, 51.2 percent of eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY) shareholders voted for a resolution calling for the tech giant to take action to close the gender pay gap. ...


Apr 11, 2016, 03:08 ET Arjuna: Microsoft Is Fifth Tech Giant This Year To Respond To Shareholder Push For Gender Pay Equity

On the eve of Equal Pay Day, Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) is now the fifth major U.S. tech company this year to respond to shareholder calls for action...


Mar 24, 2016, 10:18 ET Arjuna Capital: Gender Pay Gap Closing In Tech World As Expedia Is Latest To Embrace Fairer Treatment Of Women

Expedia is now the fourth major U.S. tech giant to announce since February that it is moving to close the gender pay equity gap. At the conclusion of ...


Mar 23, 2016, 04:27 ET Arjuna Capital: Amazon Reverses Itself On Pay Equity Fight, Shareholder Resolution To Be Withdrawn

Online retailing giant Amazon is now the third major US tech company this year to commit to gender pay equity. As a result, a shareholder resolution...


Mar 17, 2016, 07:52 ET Arjuna Capital: SEC Rejects Amazon Attempt To Kill Shareholder Vote On Closing Gender Pay Gap

When Amazon shareholders meet in June, they will vote on a resolution urging the company to close the gender pay gap. This week, the Securities and...


Mar 02, 2016, 11:08 ET Showdown On Gender Pay Equity In Silicon Valley: Shareholders Press Seven Tech Giants To Follow Lead Of Intel, Apple On Fair Treatment Of Women

Which top US technology companies will end up branded as laggards and which will be touted as leaders on gender pay equity reform? That's a real...


Feb 03, 2016, 11:49 ET Arjuna Capital Withdraws Shareholder Proposal As Intel Commits To Gender Pay Equity

Arjuna Capital announced today that it is withdrawing a gender pay equity shareholder resolution aimed at Intel, which has now publicly committed to...


May 07, 2015, 09:00 ET eBay Shareholders Are First Investors To Vote On Closing The Gender Pay Gap

In a first of its kind vote, 8.5 percent of eBay shareholders voted in favor of a shareholder proposal to close the gender pay gap at the tech giant. ...