Thursday, 21 November 2013

Coca-Cola Refuse to Stand Up to LGBT Hate

Wildly conflicting viewpoints.

Backing up the evidence that gay bashing harms economies, it was suggested yesterday:

Corporate world getting ready to boycott gay hate countries: Leading professional services boss says his clients will soon refuse to operate in some markets when they abuse LGBTI rights

Companies may soon refuse to operate in countries with homophobic laws, a managing partner at leading global professional services firm EY has said.

And Deutsche Bank has revealed they already intervene on LGBTI issues by speaking to governments behind the scenes and telling them abusing gay and trans people damages business.

Meanwhile, today AllOut issued a statement that Coca-Cola (being demonstrated against last August in the video above) "refused to speak out against Russia's anti-gay laws."

Sochi Olympics: Responses from Corporate Sponsors have been posted online, including Coca-Cola, McDonald’s and Samsung.

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