Starbucks pledges to hire 10,000 refugees

Signal of change / Starbucks pledges to hire 10,000 refugees

By Alisha Bhagat / 31 Jan 2017

Starbucks pledges to hire 10,000 refugees

Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz outlined the company's plan in a memo sent to employees Sunday in response to President Trump's executive order banning travel from seven Muslim majority countries. "We are living in an unprecedented time," Schultz wrote in the memo, which listed several actions the company says it is taking to "reinforce our belief in our partners around the world."



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