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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With PepsiCo's second-quarter earnings out, activists look beyond profits and losses

Jul 13, 2020
The company has committed to helping the Black Lives Matter movement, but has faced pressure to go beyond writing a check.
Pepsi’s CEO says the company will spend $400 million to "lift up Black communities," but some say that's avoiding taking responsibility for internal change.
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Washington's NFL team is dropping its name and logo

Jul 13, 2020
There was a financial imperative for the name change, as sponsors and retailers threatened to pull their money and stop selling team merchandise.
After pressures from sponsors and retailers, the NFL franchise is changing its name.
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