Brands Taking Stands: 2019 Year in Review

Brands Taking Stands: 2019 Year in Review

by Mary Mazzoni
Bridgestone employees march in Nashville's Pride Festival and Parade. Courtesy Bridgestone

Bridgestone employees march in Nashville's Pride Festival and Parade. Courtesy Bridgestone

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2019 was a big year for corporate, executive and employee activism. Especially @Bridgestone, who spoke out against anti-LGBTQIA legislation in Nashville and voiced support for the state’s #LGBTQIA community. http://bit.ly/2T2x1wW by @Mary_Mazzoni via @TriplePundit
Monday, March 9, 2020 - 10:10am

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2019 was a big year for corporate, executive and employee activism. Here are some of the boldest and most influential brands taking stands stories that crossed our desks.

May

The Guardian swaps the term “climate change” for “climate emergency.” 

Companies come out against the so-called “slate of hate,a set of anti-LGBTQ bills proposed in Tennessee. Companies including Nashville-based Bridgestone, as well as Dell, Salesforce and Postmates, spoke out against the legislation and voiced support for the state’s LGBT community. 

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