Friday
April 5
2019

Investing with equal pay in mind may be more difficult than you think

By Lorie Konish

Women earn just about 80 cents for every dollar that men make, and that difference can add up big over time.

A women who starts her career today will miss out on $406,760 in earnings over 40 years, according to new estimates from the National Women’s Law Center.

With more public attention to this issue — and with April 2 marking Equal Pay Day — gender and diversity funds have emerged to help investors identify companies that are paying attention to these concerns.

Photo courtesy of shehan peruma.

Source: CNBC (link opens in a new window)

Categories
Investing
Tags
gender equality, gender gap, impact investing, sustainable investing, Women