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McKinsey & Co. will no longer work with ICE

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  • This has little to do with a perceived threat but rather individuals using their voices to express themselves and their values. This is a country with a constitution stating we are governed by and for the people. Sadly big companies have been given “person-like” status yet they contain people. When we

    This has little to do with a perceived threat but rather individuals using their voices to express themselves and their values. This is a country with a constitution stating we are governed by and for the people. Sadly big companies have been given “person-like” status yet they contain people. When we come together we can make change happen and most notably here WITHOUT violence and name calling.

  • I see the racists and bigots who hide behind the "letter of the law" have chimed in; but the reality is that people didn't know, or really care, about what ICE is and does for years, and now that it's surrounded by bad publicity, they're bowing out to appear virtuous.

  • Why is it that major firms swear off their bad ethical behavior only after their hand is already caught in the proverbial cookie jar? We are dealing with a national crisis in our choice of priorities — greed versus morality on the most basic and obvious of issues.

  • it's not unethical to turn in illegal aliens! they are breaking the law the should be turned in! we dont need anymore criminals in the USA ! thats like watching somebody rob a store and demand the store doesnt report it

  • I am sure that any workers laid off by these high minded positions will be able to pay their bills with ethics certifications? how much fact checking was done to inform their stands?

  • It’s difficult to tell if McKinsey executives backed out of the ICE due to internal employee pressure or to cover an already exposed corporate backside already smarting from a drubbing due to bad behavior in South Africa. I think it would be difficult to argue that McKinsey executives who signed the

    It’s difficult to tell if McKinsey executives backed out of the ICE due to internal employee pressure or to cover an already exposed corporate backside already smarting from a drubbing due to bad behavior in South Africa. I think it would be difficult to argue that McKinsey executives who signed the deal with the government’s latest devil didn’t know what they were getting themselves into. Either they agreed with the Zero tolerance policy or they simply didn’t care about the morally reprehensible portion of it. Perhaps this is less a story about succumbing to will of an angry workforce but more a CYA moment when public relations trumped the recalcitrant bigotry of the original deal maker(s).

  • “Outraged employees at McKinsey appear to have won an ethical debate with their bosses... Both current employees and McKinsey alumni weighed in about the moral consequences of playing a role in ICE’s work...“

    “Last month, as the media published accounts of the trauma and chaos created by ICE, several

    “Outraged employees at McKinsey appear to have won an ethical debate with their bosses... Both current employees and McKinsey alumni weighed in about the moral consequences of playing a role in ICE’s work...“

    “Last month, as the media published accounts of the trauma and chaos created by ICE, several airlines announced they would not fulfill contracts to fly detainees within or out of the United States. Following employee criticism, Google also backed out of its deal with the Pentagon to help the Department of Defense develop its artificial intelligence capabilities. And Microsoft and Salesforce both faced employee rage when it was revealed that they were working with ICE and Customs and Border Patrol, respectively.

    All of these firms no doubt considered what partnering with ICE would mean to their company’s reputations, and are conscious that potential employees, especially millennials, can afford to be picky if they’d prefer to dedicate their talents to an organization whose social or environmental impact they support, or at least find tolerable. Today’s news serves as yet another reminder to corporate leaders: in today’s politics, there’s no room for “it’s just business” excuses. And your employees are watching.”

  • This is the kind of USA we want. Everything about organizations should now be transparent and any practices not conforming to established rules by a superior agency or body should call for serious discipline. McKinsey & Co. will serve as a lesson to all other organizations under ICE to follow code of

    This is the kind of USA we want. Everything about organizations should now be transparent and any practices not conforming to established rules by a superior agency or body should call for serious discipline. McKinsey & Co. will serve as a lesson to all other organizations under ICE to follow code of conducts and adhere by rules strictly.

  • I think this is showing a common trend: working with ICE is no longer aligned with American values. In New York, Angelhack recently hosted an immigration hackathon, and this year almost all the challenges were focused on projects to protect immigrants from ICE: https://ihmhackathon2018.splashthat.com

  • Please McKinsey keep the list going. Your recommendations to companies I have worked for has been a living hell