Equal pay for work of equal or comparable value. Removal of barriers to the full and equal participation of women at work. Access to all occupations, industries and leadership roles. Invest in women in the workplace.
Invest in companies that are closing the pay gap between genders. Companies in the Newday Diversity & Inclusion Portfolio are leading the way toward pay equality.
The Newday Diversity & Inclusion Portfolio features companies that are led by women or have an equal representation of genders acting on the board of directors.
Invest in companies with progressive parental leave policies. The Newday Diversity & Inclusion Portfolio gives easy access to these companies that do not discrimination on the basis of gender, particularly in relation to family and caring responsibilities.
On the chart below, the Diversity & Inclusion Portfolio is compared to the Vanguard 500 over a 1 year timeframe.
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Autodesk is a software company that uses its tools for engineering, architecture education, and the entertainment industry. Autodesk strives to build a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and create a better world. The company collaborates with numerous organizations and universities including, Society of Women Engineers, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, National Society of Black Engineers, Students Rising Above and Girls Who Code.
American Water is the largest publicly-traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. The company currently features over 60 percent female board representation, and in 2017, the Women’s Forum of New York recognized American Water for its continued strides towards gender parity in the boardroom. To ensure a high standard of safety, they have embedded safety measures in all areas of their business so that our employees return home in the same. Their commitment to safety extends to our customers and the communities they serve.
Cisco Systems, Inc. is an American multinational technology conglomerate that develops, manufactures and sells networking hardware, telecommunications equipment and other high-tech services and products with headquarters in San Jose, California, United States. Cisco also worked with their strategic suppliers to build up a green supply-chain in mainland China and minimize environmental impact when producing Cisco products and components. The company launched an executive sponsorship program for Cisco’s top U.S. diverse suppliers, with 26 pairs of Cisco executives and diverse suppliers meeting over an 18-month period.
Intuit is an American business that specializes in financial preparation services for small businesses, accountants, and individuals. The company is committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees, regardless of race, gender, ethnicity, ability, sexual orientation, military status, or background. In 2019, Intuit's CEO signed the Action Pledge, reaffirming the company's commitment to engage in every day, consistent actions across the business community and y and impact of diversity and inclusion tactics.
Keurig is a leading coffee and beverage company in North America. Over the years, the company has implemented programs that enable our more than 21,000 employees to develop their careers, learn from their peers, and take charge of their wellness. In Keurig, DPS established a Diversity Leadership Council comprising members of our executive leadership team and senior management to set their diversity strategy and ensure the execution of their diversity agenda.
Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology company that develops, manufactures, licenses, support and sells computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services with headquarters in Redmond, Washington, United States. Last year, Microsoft donated $1.4 billion in software and services to NGOs who are addressing important societal issues around the world. Microsoft’s employees donated $158 million to NGOs who serve communities where employees, customers, and their families live and work. The company is helping close the computer science gap by having 1000+ technology volunteers partner with teachers to bring computer science education to 13,000 students in 344 U.S. high schools.
S&P Global Inc's primary areas of business are financial information and analytics. The company records state approximately 20,000 employees span across 31 countries, which helps their diverse client base and commitment to meeting market needs. S&P Global takes extensive measures to ensure that hiring practices attract the most comprehensive, most diverse talent pool. Their supply chain strives to partner with minorities, women, veterans, LGBTQ owned businesses and suppliers.
Total System Services Inc products focus on payment processing services and merchant services. During Black History month, the company conducts weekly activities to commemorate and celebrate the history and heritage of African-Americans in the United States. As a company, they maintain accountability through their Global Citizenship and Environmental Impact reports. They recognize their employees are valued regardless of gender, race, religion, and cultural or generational perspectives.
Waste Management, Inc. is an American waste management, comprehensive waste, and environmental services company. The company believes that it is of utmost top priority to leverage a competitive advantage of a diverse workforce. The implementation of the Supplier Diversity program provides all qualified suppliers with equal access to purchasing opportunities. It promotes suppliers who reflect the company’s diverse customer base and the business community.