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One Of Donald Trump's Quietest Critics Just Called Him Out On Diversity

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 08.18.2016 | Business

Marc Benioff doesn’t want to talk about Donald Trump. Rather than give more airtime to the bombastic Republican presidential nominee, the Salesforce...

A Response: What Silicon Valley Doesn't Get About Race

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 07.20.2016 | Technology
Lauren DeLisa

What The Vanity Fair Article On Silicon Valley And Race Gets Wrong - and how to make it right As a woman of color who has been in the digital game fo...

3 Numbers That Say A Lot About Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 06.23.2016 | Business

Donald Trump is a man of countless numbers. Is he worth $2.9 billion? $4.5 billion? $10 billion? Much, much less? His campaign coffers only contain $1...

CEO Explains How To Defeat Donald Trump Without Stooping To His Level

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 08.18.2016 | Business

“What are we going to do about Trump?” That’s a question Salesforce chief executive Marc Benioff gets a lot these days from other CEOs and entre...

This CEO Is Famous For His Social Activism, But He's Silent On Trump

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 06.21.2016 | Business

A few major companies and chief executives are starting to mobilize against Donald Trump, but one CEO remains notably mum. Marc Benioff, the outspoken...

Salesforce CEO Now Going After North Carolina’s Anti-LGBTQ Law

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 03.24.2016 | Business

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, already crusading against an anti-LGBTQ law in Georgia, is now turning his attention to North Carolina. A day after Nort...

Can Business Act As a Moral Compass?

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 03.15.2016 | Politics
Lisa Earle McLeod

There's a lot of talk about the negative influence of business in politics. We know what happens when business leaders manipulate politicians for the...

Hundreds Of Companies Join Forces Against Anti-LGBT Bill In Georgia

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 03.04.2016 | Business

Major companies are speaking out against a Georgia bill that would effectively legalize discrimination against LGBT people. After the Georgia Senate ...

Salesforce CEO Is Going To War In Georgia Over New Anti-LGBT Bill

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 02.29.2016 | Business

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff is strapping on his boxing gloves again. Nearly a year after the cloud-computing giant led the charge to topple a law in I...

Jennifer Lawrence Calls Out The Most Damaging Myth About Feminism

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 02.27.2016 | Women

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Jennifer Lawrence offered a penetrating and personal take on the state of feminism during a dinner event focused on women's e...

Another Huge Company Is Harnessing The Power Of Mindfulness

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 02.26.2016 | Business

Taking some time to look inwards goes a long way. That’s something Salesforce employees will soon be able to do regularly, as the cloud-based softwa...

Four Ways Techonomy 2015 Made News: "Why hasn't every CEO committed to making sure women and men are paid the same?"

Techonomy | Posted 12.11.2015 | Technology

Sean Parker being interviewed by David Kirkpatrick at Techonomy 2015. Memorable line: "I'll discourage my kids from using the products I built. By: D...

Salesforce Adjusts Salaries By $3 Million To Ensure Women Are Paid Equally

San Francisco Chronicle | Nico Pitney | Posted 11.04.2015 | Business said Tuesday that it made $3 million in adjustments to employee salaries this year to make sure women and men are paid equally. “We l...

It's Not Rocket Science to Advance Women in the Workplace

Dr. Bernice Ledbetter | Posted 10.02.2015 | Women
Dr. Bernice Ledbetter

Real change starts at the top - with leaders from influential companies coming together - and policymakers like those in California - questioning the status quo, pushing boundaries and implementing policies that truly make a difference and improve opportunities for women.

5 Questions For Business Leaders Who Believe In A Sustainable Revolution

The Huffington Post | Jo Confino | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business

What do a prominent Californian Internet entrepreneur, an international trade union boss and an African business leader have in common? They have come...

See Plans For The 62-Mile Wall That Would Capture Trash In The Pacific

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 05.13.2016 | Technology

Nature isn't doomed if we work fast enough. That's the essential premise fueling The Ocean Cleanup, an organization that hopes to pull an unbelievable...

This Group Wants To Build A Giant Barrier To Pull Trash From The Pacific

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 08.25.2015 | Technology

In 2020, the Pacific Ocean might actually start to get a bit cleaner. That's the hope of The Ocean Cleanup, an organization that on Sunday completed a...

CEO Who Led Indiana Boycott Supports Confederate Flag Removal

The Huffington Post | Benjamin Hart | Posted 06.22.2015 | Business

Marc Benioff, who led the business world's boycott of Indiana over legislation that would have enabled LGBT discrimination, tweeted his support for th...

How Techonomy Bio Inspired My Southeast Asian Healthcare Journey

Techonomy | Posted 06.04.2016 | Technology

Better health data is certainly needed in Southeast Asia. While some speakers and audience members at Techonomy Bio complained about electronic medical records in the United States, clinics and pharmacies in many Southeast Asian countries still use paper logbooks and receipts.

Meat Without Animals and Sequencing the Planet at Techonomy Bio

Techonomy | Posted 06.04.2016 | Technology

The over 200 people who descended on the Computer History Museum in the heart of Silicon Valley this March for the second annual Techonomy Bio event learned we were heading toward growing meat, cell phones and houses.

Marc Benioff and Gates Foundation's Desmond-Hellmann Agree: Digital Health So Far Is Pitiful

Techonomy | Posted 06.04.2016 | Science

On the topics of digital healthcare and bespoke medical treatments, Benioff and Desmond-Hellmann covered new territory, and agreed that more must be invested and done to advance the field.

Why I Am Thankful to Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff

Luise Meyer | Posted 06.28.2015 | Women
Luise Meyer

Marc Benioff is an influencer. He walks the walk and others follow. Back to Indiana's Religious Fredoom Restoration Act after he jumped on it other large corporations, Apple being one of them, soon followed.

Emily Peck

Salesforce CEO Takes Radical Step To Pay Men And Women Equally | Emily Peck | Posted 04.27.2015 | Business

"My job is to make sure that women are treated 100 percent equally at Salesforce in pay, opportunity and advancement."

Alexander C. Kaufman

The CEO Who Took On Indiana's Anti-LGBT Law -- And Won | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 04.08.2015 | Business

For Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, the fight was personal.

Is Silicon Valley the 'Epicenter of Social Change?'

Matt Mahan | Posted 06.04.2015 | Technology
Matt Mahan

So, is Silicon Valley becoming the "epicenter of social change," as Michelle Quinn, the San Jose Mercury News reporter who approached me, suggests in her column? It remains to be seen whether the tech sector will continue to have an outsized impact on social and political issues driving the national dialogue.