In a rare move, corporate America presses for gun-control restrictions ‘to take a stand’

VEA Vice Chair Nell Minow was quoted in the LA Times about shareholder pressure to improve gun safety:

The effort by Dick’s and other private firms is not unlike earlier, concerted investor campaigns against tobacco companies and apartheid in South Africa, in which “people were taking those stocks out of their portfolios and putting pressure on companies,” said Nell Minow, vice chairwoman of ValueEdge Advisors, which promotes strong corporate governance.”Investors were on it before the states’ attorneys general and the regulators were on it,” she said. In the gun-control movement, too, the private sector “is a leading indicator that the mood of the country is changing,” Minow said.

Source: In a rare move, corporate America presses for gun-control restrictions ‘to take a stand’

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