One Big Way to Improve Gender Equality in the Workplace
Gender Equality Funds is a free, online tool that screens the specific holdings of thousands of the most commonly-held U.S. mutual funds against a database detailing individual company performance on 12 key gender equality indicators. These 12 indicators measure policies that demonstrate a commitment to gender diversity and gender balance in the overall leadership, management, and workforce of companies, combining into an overall gender equality portfolio score for each mutual fund.
How do you use the tool?
2. Review the results by sorting the funds based on your top criteria and comparing financial performance.
3. Identify the funds that fit your investing needs.
4. Share the results with your financial advisor or retirement plan manager and explain that you want your investments aligned with your values. Check out this action toolkit for more information.
It’s that easy! Now you have the tool to apply a gender lens in evaluating mutual funds and the power to encourage fund managers to construct and offer investment vehicles that are sympathetic to gender parity.
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