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USA: Company executives speak out against racism following the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor & Tony McDade by police
On 25 May 2020, white Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin pinned George Floyd to the ground, keeping his knee on Mr. Floyd’s neck for eight minutes and 46 seconds, ultimately killing him. Three additional officers were involved. All four officers...
Author: Airbnb, Bloomberg LP, Gap & 142 other companies
Every day, 100 Americans are shot and killed and hundreds more are wounded... This is a public health crisis that demands urgent action... As leaders of some of America's most respected companies and those with significant business interests in the...
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USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers
In two southern US states, companies have contributed to blocking one bill that would have explicitly permitted discrimination against LGBT people (in Georgia), and are protesting another new law that has been passed prohibiting local (city) anti...
USA: Corporate Equality Index scores show improvement of measures taken by companies for LGBT workers
Shell leaves American Legislative Exchange Council over criticisms of lobbying group blocking climate action
Author: Cole Mellino, EcoWatch
“Shell Dumps ALEC as Oil Giant Prepares to Drill in Arctic”, 8 Aug 2015...
USA: Microsoft leaves business org. ALEC, reportedly in split over climate change & renewable energy
Author: Ari Natter, Bloomberg
"Microsoft Leaves Lobbying Group ALEC Amid Split Over Renewables", 21 Aug 2014 Microsoft Corp. has left the American Legislative Exchange Council because of concerns about the lobbying group's opposition to renewable energy, a coalition of activist ...