The Gold Standard: What’s New in Women & Money

Mo’ pink, mo’ problems. Here are this week’s top reads for women and money from around the web.

Editor’s picks of the week

  1. Let the Sun Shine in! The latest Sunshine List report of people earning $100K+ shows that while women make up more than half of the Ontario civil service, only 41 percent make the Sunshine List.
  2. Walk This Way Gender lens investing is trending. More wealth management firms are focusing on businesses that have strong governance policies, an inclusive culture and create products and services that improve the lives of girls and women.
  3. Silicon Valley of the Dolls Reports are piling up that Silicon Valley has a serious balance-of-power problem. Mix three-parts male financiers, male start-up culture, weak corporate governance and casual sexism, add one-part female entrepreneurs, shake it up— then call your lawyer.
  4. Pimp My Ride Audi lands an egg with its ad for the Chinese market comparing women to used cars.
  5. Think Pink (and you get to pay extra!) A novelty gift called “Cards Against Humanity” takes a play at the pink tax, launching a special “For Her” pink edition identical to the original one, with a bonus pink tax of $5.
  6. Twist and Shout Arjuna Capital has built a portfolio based on investing in socially and environmentally responsible companies.
  7. Book Value Need a good reading list for the summer? Here’s a good place to start.
  8. Billionaire’s Club  Here’s how the world’s richest women made—and maintained—their billions.
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