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Google Workers to Walk out, Along With Amazon and Microsoft Employees, for Sept. 20’s Climate Strike

Author: Alyssa Newcomb, Fortune (USA), Published on: 18 September 2019

Google employees have announced they are joining their big tech counterparts at Amazon and Microsoft in walking off the job on Sept. 20 to participate in the global climate strike. The climate change protests are set to take place on Friday in 150 countries around the world, sending a message to leaders who are set to meet Monday, Sept. 23 for the 2019 Climate Action Summit. A second wave of protests is also scheduled for Sept. 27...As of Monday afternoon, 1,235 Amazon employees are planning to participate in the climate action walkout on Friday, marking the first major moment that workers have left their jobs at the Seattle headquarters during Amazon's 25-year history as a company...The Amazon employees are hoping to put pressure on their company to use its tremendous money and power to act with even more urgency when it comes to addressing climate issues. Their list of demands include piloting electric vehicles first in areas that are most affected by pollution created by Amazon, committing to zero emissions by 2030, cutting custom Amazon Web Services contracts for fossil fuel companies, and withholding donations to politicians and lobbyists who don't believe in climate change...A statement from Amazon touted a variety of sustainability initiatives the company has taken to help "reduce the sources of human-induced climate change."..

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Related companies: Alphabet Amazon.com Google (part of Alphabet) Microsoft