The George Floyd protests sparked a dialogue on equity in corporate America. The SEC could force workplaces to publicize diversity like never before.
Executives surveyed by the conservative Business Roundtable overwhelmingly opposed the proposed increase, even as others like Amazon support it.
Republicans have slammed the onslaught of corporate responses to Georgia's restrictive new voting law, calling for boycotts and threatening tax hikes.
Top Republicans are warning of consequences for companies that've criticized voting restriction laws, including stripping them of tax benefits.
Stock repurchases hit record highs in March, led by buybacks in tech shares, according to Bank of America research.
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15 current and former Comedy Central employees on the creative team told Insider they witnessed or experienced discriminatory behaviour at the company. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. On January 26, 2020, Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, died in a helicopter crash. The next day, a Black […]
More than half of executives say they will require employees to receive the vaccine before returning to work, according to a West Monroe poll. Companies located on the West and East Coasts are more likely to require a COVID-19 immunization record. Most companies do not expect to return to a […]
Walgreens has suspended contributions to the 147 Republican lawmakers who opposed the certification of president-elect Joe Biden. The pharmaceutical corporation Pfizer has also reportedly decided to also suspend contributions to those lawmakers for six months. The two corporations join Amazon, Marriott, AT&T and others in suspending donations to GOP lawmakers […]
Retailers are spending tens of thousands of dollars as they prepare for potential civil unrest following Election Day. Entire shopping districts in some cities will be closed, while some retailers take extreme measures such as positioning snow plows to control pedestrian access or installing unbreakable window glass. Walmart this week […]
The only four black CEOs of Fortune 500 companies have each addressed the recent death of George Floyd. Nearly all say that to them, everything going on feels personal. Merck & Co. CEO Kenneth Frazier spoke with CNBC on June 1 and said that Floyd “could be me.” Lowe’s CEO […]
If our government doesn’t act now to prevent it, corporate America will swallow our country’s small businesses whole when the coronavirus pandemic is over. We saw that happen during the financial crisis. The banks that survived were the big banks, which got even bigger, and now we have less competition […]
Jide Zeitlin has stepped down as CEO of fashion holding company Tapestry, owner of Coach, Kate Spade, and Stuart Weitzman. That means there are now only three Black CEOs in the Fortune 500. They are: Kenneth Frazier of pharmaceutical company Merck & Co.;Marvin Ellison of home improvement retailer Lowe’s; and […]
Business Insider is planning to publish a list of the top PR experts in crisis management, and we want your nominations. We want to hear who are the practitioners and firms on executives and companies’ speed dials when they’re facing reputational damage, crises, or other difficult situations. Submit your nominations […]
Executives across different sectors of the US economy weighed in with their 2019 outlooks in a new UBS survey. The biannual survey of 500 corporations took executives’ pulse to gauge expectations on what’s driving profits, where they’re allocating capital, and the impact they are seeing from policy changes. Respondents identified […]
Corporate America has a real problem with short-termism. JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon and Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett’s solution is to get rid of guidance, which would eliminate transparency and put companies at risk. Their solution also treats CEOs like a bunch of babies with no self control. Do better. […]
Jamie Dimon says American companies need tax...
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