Come on Bezos, don’t you have young family members? Step up, lean in….
“In May, as Common Dreams reported, AECJ put forth a resolution at Amazon’s annual shareholder meeting demanding a “company-wide climate plan” to reduce reliance on fossil fuels. Amazon CEO and world’s richest man Jeff Bezos refused to emerge from backstage as his employees called on the mega-billionaire to back the resolution, which ultimately failed.
“As employees at one of the largest and most powerful companies in the world, our role in facing the climate crisis is to ensure our company is leading on climate, not following,” the group wrote on Monday. “We have to take responsibility for the impact that our business has on the planet and on people.”
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“We understand the threat of the climate crisis and want to work for a company that makes climate a priority.”