Jul 13, 2020
It’s official: Washington’s NFL team is changing its name
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People are looking beyond profits and losses in companies. That's clear from a name change for the NFL's team in Washington, D.C., as well as recent pressure on PepsiCo.
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The company has committed to helping the Black Lives Matter movement, but has faced pressure to go beyond writing a check.
There was a financial imperative for the name change, as sponsors and retailers threatened to pull their money and stop selling team merchandise.
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We're going to find out this week how companies see themselves faring and when they expect recoveries. Julia Coronado, president and founder of MacroPolicy Perspectives, has more.
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