Exorbitant CEO pay at Google is a major contributor to rising inequality
"In comparative terms, CEOs [in the US] now make on average 278 times the average worker’s salary, using the options-exercised formula. That’s up from 58 times when compared to 1989 and 20 times to 1965,6 The total compensation growth since 1978 has outstripped that of the stock market growth by 706.7% and the wages of “very high earners,” which have grown 339.2%."6
Google sued for the death of 6 children in DRC cobalt mine
Cobalt is an essential element to power the rechargeable lithium batteries used in millions of products to power smartphones, laptops, and electric cars. More than 60% of cobalt originates in the Democratic Republic of the Congo(DRC) 1, one of the poorest and blessed with vast mineral wealth. The extraction of cobalt from DRC has been linked to many violations and the recent one is the use of child labor.
Google uses technology as a powerful tool for closing the education gap
Technology can play an important role in education as it allows to reach more students more efficiently. Students who learn through technology can create a set of skills that will help them throughout their own future careers.
The murky business behind Google's gender pay gap
According to a Pew Research Center survey, about (4 in 10) 42% employed American women say they had faced various forms of gender discrimination experiencing slights at work, receiving less support from higher officials and employed women are five times more likely to say that they have earned less for the same job .
Google initiatives to promote businesses
Promotion is a key element in putting across the benefits of a business to the customers. Well-designed marketing and promotional strategies ensure long-term success, bring in more customers and ensure profitability for businesses.