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Activist CEOs with a double standard on social and political issues

CEOs who take activist stances on social and political issues in the U.S. seem to have a double standard when it comes to other countries. These CEOs are increasingly outspoken about issues within our borders but take a very different approach when it comes to China’s authoritarian communist party or the Saudi royal family.  Lunchtime Conversations:…

Hong Kong protests challenge business integrity

The Hong Kong protests are forcing companies to choose between supporting their employees’ desire to speak out on civil rights and freedoms versus their allegiance to Beijing. The Hong Kong protests began in June 2019 as a targeted demonstration against a controversial extradition bill that could send Hong Kong residents to mainland China to be tried in court,…