Yanai said that the company’s operations in American cities such as New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Los Angeles had been “hit hard” in recent weeks as protests erupted across the country over the death of George Floyd.
“It shows the extent of the damage done to the spirit of the United States. The political situation cannot be defended. It is not working.” “There must be a stronger desire to take positive civil action when there are social problems. It is wrong to continue to ignore them like some of them now.”
“What is necessary? What is not necessary? Why are we at work? We are asked these basic questions,” he said. “As a company, we ask ourselves why we are.”