Thousands of Salesforce Employees Urge Brass to Cut Ties With NRA | Corporate Counsel

Salesforce employees have asked executives to cease the San Francisco-based software company’s working relationship with the National Rifle Association, after an elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, killed at least 19 children and two teachers this week.Less than two weeks earlier, a gunman killed 10 Black people in a Buffalo, New York, supermarket in what authorities have…

Can Shareholders Make Guns and Gun Companies Safer?

VEA Vice Chair Nell Minow writes on Medium: In May, I wrote about shareholder initiatives at gun manufacturer Sturm, Ruger & Company to improve the board of directors and get better information about safety measures and mitigation of harm associated with company products, including efforts to improve gun safety and assessment of the corporate reputational…

Shareholders Bring Gun Safety Issues to the Boardroom

The post-Parkland move to bring the United States to the sensible gun safety rules adopted by other countries has now moved from protests and politics to where the money is, the corporate executives and directors who run the companies that manufacture and sell guns and determine the millions of dollars the NRA spends on political…