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CQ Future: Environment, Social and Governance (ESG)

Employees given shares of Amazon as part of their employment package are using that power to force ESG policies at shareholder meetings.
Employees given shares of Amazon as part of their employment package are using that power to force ESG policies at shareholder meetings. (Getty Images)

Amazon is at the center of a firestorm from employee activists and shareholders who want the company to pay more attention to environmental justice — a social movement that focuses on equality in the distribution of environmental benefits and burdens. With environmental justice emerging as the latest corporate sustainability issue, CQ Roll Call’s Laura Weiss sits down with Shawn Zeller to discuss how it’s impacting companies, Congress and the country.

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