by Sallie Krawcheck, CEO of Ellevest and former Head of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
One thing I hear loud and clear from our community of female investors at Ellevest is the desire to help each other during this crisis. Some of us will donate our time, others our money. I think there’s another thing to consider doing: continue to shift capital to investments that are better for women. Because as we come out of this crisis, the same global issues that existed before COVID-19 will exist afterward — and in some cases, in a more pronounced way.
How women in Peru are taking steps toward a more equitable world
International Women’s Day was on March 8, and as we consider what it means to achieve true gender equality, we must also consider the ingrained structural and insidious cultural/societal frameworks that hold women back. There is still a long way to go to achieve total gender equality, but there is also hope to be found in the stories of women who fight daily for it.
For companies, shareholder primacy used to be key, but during the past several years, different groups, including customers, suppliers, and civil society, have become increasingly important. These groups have pushed companies to take positions on challenging issues like gun control and women's rights, and companies may find themselves distancing a group of stakeholders no matter their stance. How can companies take into account the interests, growing ever more divergent and contentious, of these stakeholder groups?
by Acacia Carr, Web Developer and Author of Uncommon Creative
The future is fast upon us as the stuff of science fiction becomes our daily lives. Technology has evolved at a speed none could have predicted. Smart phones, tablets, autonomous vehicles, drones, Bitcoin, bots, Alexa…the rise of Big Tech, and the advent of AI. There is virtually no part of daily life on Earth that has not yet been hit by the sonic waves of the tech boom. How we live, connect, learn, transact, identify, express, sustain, and find our way has all changed in the blink of an eye.
Due to the accelerating "CEO Activism," or "Corporate Activism," trend, employees are demanding for companies to demonstrate what their values are and what they mean by integrity. How will this impact the future of sustainable business?
Tennis icon Billie Jean King, along with members of the cast and creative team behind Fox Searchlight’s new film Battle of the Sexes, met on the Fox Lot on September 15 for a panel discussion about gender equality and inclusion in professional sports and beyond.
SAN DIEGO, August 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- The California Diversity Council is proud to honor Susan Salka with the 2017 Healthcare Excellence award, which will be presented on August 17, 2017 at the 4th Annual Southern California Healthcare Diversity Summit. Ms. Salka is the President and Chief Executive Officer at AMN Healthcare, the leader and innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services. With more than 25 years of experience in in the healthcare field, Ms. Salka has undoubtedly proven that she is deserving of such a distinguished award.
Whirlpool, 100 Women Strong joins forces for gender equality
ST. JOSEPH, Mich., March 9, 2017 /3BL Media/— Shannon Sigmund likes to talk about women’s rights and is the first to explain that feminism isn’t just for one gender.
The St. Joseph resident was among the dozens of women who gathered at Plank’s Tavern on the Water on Wednesday to take part in Tennies & Toasts. The public event was put on by the Women’s Network, a Whirlpool Corp. employee resource group, as a way to celebrate women and raise funds for 100 Women Strong.
by Najada Kumbuli, Officer, Strategic Initiatives at Calvert Foundation
Are you a millennial? I have bad news and good news for you. The bad news is that climate change and gender equality — two key issues you care about — will cost our generation over $30 trillion; that is the equivalent of the American, Chinese and Japanese economies combined. The good news is that, while scary, we can use our voices and investable assets to create real change, quickly!