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How Silicon Valley leaders, from Elon Musk to Tim Cook, are responding to the George Floyd protests

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Silicon Valley leaders are voicing their solidarity for protests that have erupted across the nation in response to the death of George Floyd.
Executives from Google, Snap, Apple, Facebook, and more are speaking out against racial inequality and police brutality in social media posts and memos to employees.
"Every minute we are silent in the face of evil and wrongdoing we are acting in support of evildoers," Snap CEO Evan Spiegel wrote in a memo to employees obtained by The Information. He called for tax reform and the creation of a non-partisan committee on reparations.
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SUCCESS INSIDER: A memo on the killing of George Floyd is a case study in how leaders should address race with their employees

SUCCESS INSIDER: A memo on the killing of George Floyd is a case study in how leaders should address race with their employees

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Last week, Boston Scientific sent an open letter to its employees denouncing the actions of a white police officer in the death of a black man in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Boston Scientific isn't the first company to try to address issues like police violence and racism in the wake of a series of deaths of African Americans involving police. But its efforts were unusually effective. The letter is a case study in how to broach sensitive cultural issues in a workplace context.
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Read the memo Apple CEO Tim Cook sent to employees addressing the death of George Floyd

Read the memo Apple CEO Tim Cook sent to employees addressing the death of George Floyd

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Apple CEO Tim Cook sent a memo to staff that addressed the death of George Floyd, according to Bloomberg.
In the memo, which Bloomberg obtained, Cook discusses the issues of racial inequality and discrimination in the United States.
He said that Apple will be making donations to social reform groups such as the Equal Justice Initiative and will also match employee donations.
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