Social Responsibility Blog

WILL APPLE HIT A HOME RUN…

WILL APPLE HIT A HOME RUN?

Earlier this month, Apple Inc. received a perfect, socially responsible, pitch from major investors, Jana Partners (“Jana”) and CalSTRS.  The two investors wrote an open letter to the company complimenting Apple on its products and its creativity, but challenging the company to develop tools for parents to “ensure that young consumers are using your products in an optimal ma… Read More
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CVS Takes on the Opioid C…

CVS Takes on the Opioid Crisis

Larry J. Merlo, the CEO of CVS Caremark, successfully executes major, socially conscious business decisions. In 2014, he acknowledged the inherent conflict of interest between being in the pharmacy business and selling cigarettes. After all, he pointed out, pharmacies are in the health business and cigarettes damage health. Under his stewardship, the company stopped selling tobacco… Read More
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