Over subsequent years he watched in increasing horror as police killings of unarmed Black Americans continued, and began focusing his philanthropy on social justice—including a pair of $1 million donations he and Lively made last year to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and the Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights. It’s a topic he’s reluctant to talk about, in part because he worries that white celebrities too often drown out non-white voices, even if that’s not their intention. But in late May, after the issue of his wedding location resurfaced online, he and Lively opened up. Along with donating another $200,000 to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, they posted a message to their social accounts expressing shame over their ignorance about systemic racism: “We want to educate ourselves about other people’s experiences and talk to our kids about everything, all of it . . . especially our own complicity.” … [Read more...] about Ryan Reynolds on ‘Deadpool,’ diversity, and the secrets of successful marketing
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Swedish singer Zara Larsson on Tuesday announced the end of her collaboration with Chinese tech giant Huawei as she felt hindered by the collaboration to take a stand on what China ‘was doing’ in regards to the Uighurs, TikTok and Hong Kong. … [Read more...] about ‘It’s not something I stand behind’: Swedish singer Zara Larsson ends her collaboration with Huawei
"Maruti with its more than 50 percent share is our preferred sector pick. Within auto parts, we have a 'buy' rating on Endurance, which will benefit from its increasing content supplies to the two and three-wheeler OEMs. The parts supplier has acquired the European parts companies - Adler and Grimeca, which will further enhance their technical competence," said Makharia. … [Read more...] about July auto sales signal recovery: Should you buy stocks from the sector?
The Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons filed the petition on August 4 after Mistry filed one on June 27 ahead of the next hearing in their dispute in August. In his petition, Tata said Cyrus’ case was “essentially about personal grievance… for loss of office,” said a report by Hindu BusinessLine. … [Read more...] about Ratan Tata files affidavit with Supreme Court countering Cyrus Mistry’s petition: Report
The pandemic, though, means that no one can retreat into the comfort of the status quo. Nothing works as it did in January; nearly everything we do has had to change. That gives companies of all sizes the opportunity to realize all the potential productivity gains they’ve been stockpiling but not taking full advantage of. Companies like Alibaba and Google are expanding the use of drones to make the ultimate in contactless deliveries. Nike is producing online exercise classes to boost demand for its workout gear. In less than a week, Sysco, the big food-distribution firm, built an entirely new supply chain and billing system to serve grocery stores. … [Read more...] about The 5 ways founding a startup prepared me for the pandemic