USA: Video of Starbucks CEO Telling Haters to Sell Shares if They Don’t Believe in Marriage Equality

Written by scott on March 24th, 2013

StarbucksThe other day, we reported on Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz reaffirming his company’s support for marriaiage equality. A video of his comments just surfaced. reports:

What Strobhar said as reported by KPLU: “In the first fill quarter after this boycott was announced, our sales and our earrings — shall we say politely — were a bit disappointing.” Schultz responded by saying not every decision the company makes is an economic one: “The lens we use to make decisions is the lens of our people. We want to embrace diversity…If you feel, respectfully, that you can get a higher return than the 38 percent you got last year, it’s a free country. You can sell your shares of Starbucks and buy shares in another company. Thank you very much.”

See the clip at the link above.


1 Comments so far ↓

  1. Earnest D. MARCUM says:

    The time is long over due for true leaders of corporations and government to take an active stand for equality for all! THANK YOU!

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