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Basecamp banned political discussions in the office. Ben & Jerry's cofounders say companies have a responsibility to get political and stand up for society

13 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Jerry Greenfield, cofounder of Ben & Jerry's Homemade Holdings, Inc., shows Ben & Jerry's new flavour "Imagine Whirled Peace" during a promotional event in New York May 27, 2008
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Paul Constant is a writer at Civic Ventures and cohost of the " Pitchfork Economics " podcast with Nick Hanauer and David Goldstein.
In the latest episode, they spoke with the Ben & Jerry's cofounders about corporate activism.
Greenfield says we need to "raise the bar" on what the threshold is to be an ethical business.
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