BERLIN, Germany--There might not be many days left in 2017, but two of the U.S. ad industry's globally celebrated works are still making the most of their year of seemingly endless accolades. At the Epica Awards here this week, a Grand Prix in film has gone to BBDO New York's "Evan" spot for Sandy Hook...
State Street wants to make good on the campaign.
In both cases, their feminism was a front. In March of this year, State Street Global Advisors unveiled the “Fearless Girl,” a statue of a little girl installed to face Wall Street’s famous “Charging Bull” statue. Her defiance was aimed at financial culture’s historical exclusion of women in the financial industry, especially in leadership positions. Show More Summary
The second-annual Shorty Social Good Awards will return to New York on Nov. 15 to honor the year's best in cause marketing. Today, the Shorty Awards released its 2017 finalists, including the Fearless Girl statue, which received nods in four separate categories. "As we gear up for the 10th-annual Shorty Awards, it's exciting to see...
A man who was fatally struck by a train at an Upper East Side subway station on Thursday evening has been identified as Alex Gardega, the artist who placed a statue of a pug urinating on the "Fearless Girl" statue. [ more › ]
A man fatally struck by a train was an artist who once lampooned the “Fearless Girl” statue on Wall Street.
The resin replica was taken from a digital scan of that bronze statue still on Wall Street.
From a transgender teddy bear to a fearless girl pirate, children's authors are tackling gender norms like never before, as debate rages about what it means to be a boy or girl. Visitors at this week's Frankfurt book fair, the world's...Show More Summary
Ironic? The company had called on Wall Street companies to put more women in leadership roles when it erected the sculpture. After complaints about underpaying women, the company will pay $5 million to more than 300 women, following a U.S. Department of Labor audit that uncovered the alleged discrepancies, according to a settlement agreement.
The pint-size bronze statute of the Fearless Girl defiantly staring down Wall Street's iconic bull is a bit more tarnished this week. So is the reputation of the ccompany that paid for its installation. The US Labor Department just slapped State Street Corp with a $5 million gender and racial discrimination settlement.
From the entertainment world's newest empire builder, Issa Rae, to dozens of other emerging talents in marketing, media and tech, Adweek's Young Influentials list is an annual treasure trove of names worth knowing. On this week's installment of the Adweek podcast, Yeah, That's Probably an Ad, our team discusses this year's Young Influentials--and welcomes one...
We rounded up some of our top stories and viral hits from the past week. Catch up on what you may have missed from the last seven days. For more on our top stories: Financial Firm Behind 'Fearless Girl' Will Pay $5 Million for Allegedly Underpaying Women and Minorities CBS Executive Fired After Making Comments...
Don't talk the talk unless you can walk the walk. State Street Corp., the financial services firm behind the Wall Street statue of the "Fearless Girl," will pay $5 million after a Department of Labor investigation found the firm underpaid...Show More Summary
This week's news that State Street Corp. had agreed to a $5 million settlement over allegations that it underpaid hundreds of female and minority employees came as a shock to many within and beyond the marketing world. The firm's status as sponsor of the iconic Fearless Girl statue, one of the most-awarded marketing campaigns in...
We're not new to the idea that some people use feminism and other forms of perceived wokeness as a sort of commodified deflection shield, attempting to buy themselves goodwill they can then exploit by trampling those they claim to support. Show More Summary
The firm behind "Fearless Girl," a statue meant to celebrate women in leadership, apparently doesn't pay its women leadership the same as men. Read more...
According to a 2012 audit by the Department of Labor, State Street underpaid more than 300 women in senior positions and 15 black vice presidents. The post Firm Behind “Fearless Girl” Reaches $5M Settlement for Allegedly Underpaying Women and Minorities appeared first on Hyperallergic.
The financial services firm behind Wall Street's "Fearless Girl" statue agreed to pay $5 million to settle federal allegations that it paid female executives less than their male counterparts. The... To view the full story, click the title link.
The State Street Corporation put a statue on Wall Street to promote "the next generation of women leaders." Now accused of pay discrimination, the firm denies wrongdoing but will pay $5 million.
The firm behind the statue is paying millions to settle claims that it underpaid female executives.