How Can We Change Corporate Policies That Exploit?
Release Date: 03/10/2017
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We live in an age where many consumers demand transparency from companies they trust. We want to know the working conditions of those who made our clothing, and if pesticides were used to grow our food.
Now, thanks to The Dirty Dozen List, we can see which well-known entities promote and profit from forms of sexual exploitation.
No corporation should profit from or facilitate sexual exploitation.
Unfortunately, many well-established brands, companies, and organizations in America do just that. Since 2013, the National Center on Sexual Exploitation has published an annual Dirty Dozen List to name and shame the bad corporate actors in America that perpetuate sexual exploitation—whether that be through pornography, prostitution, and sex trafficking.
The Dirty Dozen List is an activism tool that has instigated tremendous changes, leading to policy improvements at Google, Hilton Worldwide, Verizon, Walmart, and the Department of Defense.
This episode gives you a behind-the-scene look at the origin and accomplishments of the Dirty Dozen List.
Call to Action:
Learn more at dirtydozenlist.com.
Positive Thank You Action: Thank Apple TV for Keeping Pornography Off Its App Store and Apple TV
Email Action: Tell Comcast to Stop Selling Sexually Exploitive Content