BlackRock, Big Banks, and Social Media Wars: A Comprehensive Look at DE&I and ESG Practices, Threads’ Battle with Twitter, and the Earnings of JPMorgan, Citigroup, and Wells Fargo

July 14, 2023
Joshua Wilson


DE&I, ESG practices, social media wars, and recent earnings of financial giants such as JPMorgan, Citigroup, and Wells Fargo create a vortex of activity ripe for discussion.

In a world where social media platforms are battling for supremacy and big banks are releasing their earnings, the conversation around Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) practices has never been more relevant. The recent launch of Threads, a new social media platform from Meta, and its subsequent controversies have sparked a fresh wave of discussions around data privacy and the power of tech giants. Meanwhile, the earnings of JPMorgan, Citigroup, and Wells Fargo are under the microscope, highlighting the financial sector’s role in shaping our economy.

So, what does this mean for the average user or investor? How are these developments shaping the future of social media and the financial sector? These are the questions that the latest episode of Untamed Ethos seeks to answer.

Hosted by Dr. Joshua Wilson, Founder of United Ethos Wealth Partners, this episode features a conversation with Dr. Russell Rhoads, Clinical Associate Professor at Indiana University School of Business. They delve into the intricacies of DE&I and ESG practices, the ongoing social media wars, and the recent earnings of JPMorgan, Citigroup, and Wells Fargo.

Key points from the episode include:

  • The implications of joining Threads and the concerns around data privacy.
  • The role of big tech and big banks in shaping the world.
  • The controversial practices of BlackRock in pushing ESG and DEI& agendas.

Dr. Russell Rhoads is a renowned figure in the field of business, with a wealth of experience and knowledge that spans various sectors. His insights into finance, technology, and social issues are highly sought after, making him a valuable contributor to the discussion.

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