GENERAL MOTORS TO DONATE MILLIONS TO PROMOTE INCLUSION AND RACIAL INJUSTICE
Last week, General Motor CEO, Mary T. Barra vowed to make GM the most inclusive company in the world by donating millions. GM is designating $10 million to support organizations that promote inclusion and racial justice.
This move by GM comes after the killing of George Floyd by a white police officer. An incident that has ignited frustration with violence against black people in America, into protests both peaceful and violent, throughout the nation.
General Motors to donate millions, with an initial $1 million going to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, America’s premier legal organization fighting for racial justice.
“Through today’s donations, GM is taking action in helping root out intolerance- and that means racism, bigotry, discrimination and any other form of hatred,” said Barra. “We are taking action,” she concluded.
GM’s Employee Resource Groups and the new GM Inclusion Advisory Board, will decide the recipients of the additional funding. The advisory board will be composed of GM leaders as well as those from outside the company.