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Starbucks As Citizen: CEO Schultz Acts Boldly On Social, Political Issues

At Starbucks, both coffee and progressive policy issues are matters of concern.

March 18, 2015

Good Company: 5 CEOs Who Support A Higher Minimum Wage

Subway CEO Fred DeLuca offered a common sense answer on Wednesday when asked about a possible increase to the minimum wage. “Over the years, I’ve seen so many of these wage increases. I think it’s normal,” DeLuca told CNBC, adding: “It won’t have a negative impact hopefully, and that’s what I tell my workers.” But […]

May 8, 2014

Wake Up And Smell The Politics

Can a coffee kingpin give American politics the jolt it needs to snap out of its Tea Party hangover? Don’t hold your breath. But Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has made a valiant attempt, by way of an appeal he sent out by blast email and published in full-page ads in both The New York Times […]

September 13, 2011