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The finance industry has been too white and too male for too long. That needs to change.

In the wake of social justice reforms in the corporate world, one industry is in especially dire nee.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytNov 21st, 2020

How Commercial Real Estate Investors Are Weighing Climate Change When Planning Future Business Strategies

While COVID-19 is the leading disruptor of the commercial real estate market at the moment, the industry is preparing for even further long-term d.....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaOct 24th, 2020

Pet Owners Are Diverse, but Veterinarians Are Overwhelmingly White. Black Veterinarians Want to Change That

Black veterinarians and their customers say the industry needs to catch up with other professions working to improve racial diversity As a child, Tierra Price was mesmerized by Dr. Dolittle.....»»

Category: topSource: timeOct 22nd, 2020

Mid-South Moving & Storage shifts forward during a year of change

“Being a woman in a predominantly male industry isn’t easy, but we have made a ton of changes in the past six months that we believe will help the business.".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 2nd, 2020

Hope For Hedge Funds? Market Volatility Has Investors Seeking Long-Short Strategies

Hope For Hedge Funds? Market Volatility Has Investors Seeking Long-Short Strategies Tyler Durden Sun, 09/27/2020 - 16:15 Few in the finance industry ha.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 27th, 2020

Piedmont Federal Savings Bank looks to diversify. First its bankers, then its base.

Seeing a need and filling it, this Triad community bank said its wants to be intentional about diversifying the region's predominantly white male banking industry, beginning with its own commercial lending arm......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 18th, 2020

MiB: How To Get More Diversity in Finance

The lack of diversity in the financial services industry for both people of color and women has been an open secret. The challenge is it will take a concerted effort to change; the good news is that early, encouraging sign.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytAug 25th, 2020

Venture funding remains elusive for Black tech entrepreneurs

Venture capital, from Silicon Valley to New York, remains an industry deeply rooted in its investing and hiring patterns, self perpetuating funding for a limited number of privileged companies that are overwhelming white, male, and Ivy League-educated......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 7th, 2020

VC world aims to make itself less white and male

White men’s grip on the levers of power in finance isn’t just stark, it’s also sturdy. Women in the sector hold only 30% of , according to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission—the same... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 20th, 2020

Under fire from Trump, Postal Service braces for arrival of new postmaster general allied with White House

Louis DeJoy — a top Republican fundraiser and Trump donor — has been selected to run the beleaguered agency the president has long agitated to change......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 7th, 2020

A former NASA programmer is using the skills he learned working with a space robot to change the way finance companies adopt new technology

Ruobing Su/Business InsiderMambu The financial services industry has seen rapid changes over the past f.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 25th, 2020

JPMorgan warns investors it may get walloped by climate change

JPMorgan Chase & Co, long a target of public scrutiny for its relationship with the fossil-fuel industry, is getting more serious about the impacts of the . The bank’s annual regulatory report added... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 28th, 2020

Too white, too male: Fed takes on diversity one bank board member at a time

The Federal Reserve, long criticized for being too white and male, crossed a substantial milestone last year: for the first time in its 107-year history, white men held fewer than half of board seats at the Fed's 12 regional outposts......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 27th, 2020

What if it was the Marvel Cybersecurity Universe?

The cybersecurity industry has long been known as a battleground pitting black hats against white hats, but what happens when the biggest combatant picks up the Infinity Gauntlet instead?.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 24th, 2020

The FCA"s new Sector Views report sees technology as a key driver of change in the finance industry

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Fintech Pro subscr.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 19th, 2020

The Finance Industry Groggily Awakens to Climate Change

For years, climate activists have warned that a warming planet would bring devastation, disrupting not only developing countries and coastal communities but also th.....»»

Category: topSource: timeJan 30th, 2020

Why BlackRock’s Larry Fink warns climate change is on the edge of reshaping finance

In his letter Fink wrote climate change has become a defining factor in companies’ long-term prospects, and the evidence on climate risk is compelling investors to reassess core assumptions about modern finance......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 14th, 2020

Intel"s latest diversity and inclusion report shows slow change

It’s been four years since chip maker Intel Corp. announced its big diversity initiative, but the company still has a majority population that is male and white or Asian. However, the number of women and underrepresented minorities within U.S. employee .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 12th, 2019

Black students at Oxford University to get scholarships from black American tech entrepreneur

Arlan Hamilton, an African-American entrepreneur in the mostly white and male tech industry, hopes Oxford gift will inspire others to support black st.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 2nd, 2019

Warren proposes "corporate perjury" law related to industry-funded research

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday proposed a new "corporate perjury" law that she would pursue if elected to the White House, inspired by Exxon Mobil Corp's failure to share accurate climate change research with government regulators......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 12th, 2019

Winnebago Is Betting Big On Electric Technology

The RV industry has always been long behind the auto industry, but Winnebago Industries Inc (NYSE: WGO) is set to change that. And as a successful result of its undergoing strategy, its share price hit a peak of $42.21, a new 52-week high! The RV indu.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaOct 18th, 2019