#GAReads | Investor: Facebook dismissed my concerns because I am 'not nice'

 photo credit: World Economic Forum [ CC BY-SA 2.0 ],  via Wikimedia Commons

photo credit: World Economic Forum [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

"Investor: Facebook dismissed my concerns because I am 'not nice'":

For the third year in a row, I spoke up at Facebook’s meticulously orchestrated shareholder meeting, which was held late last month.

My firm, Arjuna Capital, has been leading a long-term campaign to press 20 of the largest US companies, including nine leading US tech firms, to address the gender pay gap.

We have $250m under management and we are engaging with Facebook in partnership with much larger investors, including the New York and Illinois state pension funds. Other companies take our concerns seriously and have spoken to me at length.

Facebook is the only one that has not.

Read Natasha Lamb's full article at Financial Times here…