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I’ll Take a Soda, a Show and Even the Check – But Please, Hold the DEI

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Conservative Shareholders Challenge Discriminatory Practices at Coca-Cola, Pepsi, MGM and Citigroup Meetings Washington, D.C. – Giving voice to growing concerns regarding corporate Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) policies, shareholders with the National Center for Public Policy Research’s Free Enterprise Project ...
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Planet Fitness Grilled Over Locker Rooms and Company Priorities

Free Enterprise Project /
At today's Planet Fitness annual shareholder meeting, Free Enterprise Project (FEP) Deputy Director Stefan Padfield submitted two questions to leadership, and both questions were condensed and then answered. First Stefan asked: According to at least some reports, Planet Fitness lost ...
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FEP/NCLA Bring New Challenges to SEC’s Benighted Corporate “Climate Disclosures” Rule

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Washington, D.C. - The New Civil Liberties Alliance (NCLA) has filed a complaint in the Third U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of the National Center for Public Policy Research's Free Enterprise Project (FEP), the leading representative of the ...
Corporations in the Crosshairs: Shareholder Proposals Target DEI, Human Rights Hypocrisy, Unrealistic Emissions Commitments and More

Corporations in the Crosshairs: Shareholder Proposals Target DEI, Human Rights Hypocrisy, Unrealistic Emissions Commitments and More

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Citigroup, IBM, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, MGM, Capital One, Kraft Heinz and Berkshire Hathaway Should Return to Neutrality on Social and Political Issues Washington, D.C. – In one of their busiest weeks of the season, shareholder activists with the National Center for ...
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Rev. Steven Craft: Bible Blasphemy or Act of Godliness?

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In a point-counterpoint feature syndicated through Inside Sources, Project 21 Ambassador Rev. Steven L. Craft defends former President Donald Trump's marketing of a "God Bless the U.S.A." Bible: God is warning us in the Bible that rebellion and immorality will ultimately ...
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Pfizer and Levi Strauss Face Challenges from Conservative Shareholders Over Support of Divisive Causes

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Washington, D.C. – At this week’s Pfizer and Levi Strauss annual shareholder meetings, shareholder activists with the National Center for Public Policy Research’s Free Enterprise Project (FEP) will demand accountability for the companies’ partisan and divisive charitable donations. Both proposals ...
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Goldman Sachs to Get Net-Zero Reality Check from Local Pastor

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Washington, D.C. - At today's Goldman Sachs annual shareholder meeting, Pastor Ryan Shaddix will present a shareholder proposal on behalf of the National Center for Public Policy Research's Free Enterprise Project (FEP), requesting that the company conduct a review to ...
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Levi Strauss, Pfizer, Goldman Sachs and Cigna Face Challenges from Conservative Shareholders

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Proposals Target Donations to Radical Causes, Net Zero Plans and DEI Programs Washington, D.C. – Shareholder activists with the National Center for Public Policy Research’s Free Enterprise Project (FEP) will present proposals at four shareholder meetings this week –Levi Strauss, ...
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Biden’s Title IX Rewrite Threatens 50 Years of Advancement in Women’s and Girl’s Sports

Project 21 Commentary /
The Biden administration is taking away opportunities for young women, and particularly minority women, who compete in sports with a rewrite of Title IX that considers “gender identity” on par with biological sex. Ambassadors with the Project 21 black leadership ...
Stefan Padfield: Larry Fink's Investor Letter Ignores Elephants In BlackRock's Room

Stefan Padfield: Larry Fink’s Investor Letter Ignores Elephants In BlackRock’s Room

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"The most noticeable thing about Larry Fink’s letter to his investors is the deafening silence on ESG and BlackRock’s associated self-inflicted wounds," Free Enterprise Project Deputy Director Stefan Padfield says in a response published at RealClearMarkets. Read Stefan's entire commentary below ...