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Friday, March 17 • 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Easel 69: American Firearms Manufacturers may need Corporate Social Responsibility to Combat Divestment

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In the past three years, three U.S. gun manufacturers have been immensely profitable (Ruger, Remington, and Smith & Wesson (RRS); Ruger’s stocks have increased close to 400% over that time. However, these manufacturers are facing increased scrutiny as gun violence continues. Some points I intend to explore are:
Investor expectations
What do investors and shareholders think of the current scrutiny?
Do they think the manufacturers should be doing more to better or protect their imagine in the community? Other entities (non-profits and municipalities) are encouraging mutual funds and banks to divest gun stocks. Can interactions with the community reverse or slow this trend?


Friday March 17, 2017 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Leyburn Library

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