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The dramatic moment when an Amazon worker asked Jeff Bezos to protect planet Earth

23/05/2019

The Amazon CEO stayed backstage as employees stood up to demand change in an unusual show of force. “Speed is everything,” Amazon employee Emily Cunningham said during a speech at the company’s annual shareholders meeting in Seattle on Wednesday. It sounded like a company motto or one of CEO Jeff...
The Amazon CEO stayed backstage as employees stood up to demand change in an unusual show of force. “Speed is everything,” Amazon employee Emily Cunningham said during a speech at the company’s annual shareholders meeting in Seattle on Wednesday. It sounded like a company motto or one of CEO Jeff Bezos’s famous leadership principles, but the user experience designer was referring to a shareholder resolution, outlined in a letter signed by over 7,700 other employees, for the company to act on climate: Finally tally up its carbon emissions, make plans for climate-related events, and choose to make clearer, bigger commitments to stop producing planet-warming gases.Read Full Story The Amazon CEO stayed backstage as employees stood up to demand change in an unusual show of force. “Speed is everything,” Amazon employee Emily Cunningham said during a speech at the company’s annual shareholders meeting in Seattle on Wednesday. It sounded like a company motto or one of CEO Jeff Bezos’s famous leadership principles, but the user experience designer was referring to a shareholder resolution, outlined in a letter signed by over 7,700 other employees, for the company to act on climate: Finally tally up its carbon emissions, make plans for climate-related events, and choose to make clearer, bigger commitments to stop producing planet-warming gases.Read Full Story
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