This week, the technology industry is celebrating Pride and its LGBTQ employees in addition to rededicating itself to its longstanding commitment to a more diverse and inclusive society inside and outside of the office. They’re also working to combat systemic racism through words and deeds in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement. Read about our member companies efforts here. Additionally, our member companies are continuing to work tirelessly to support people and businesses across the U.S. during the coronavirus pandemic. See more below on these efforts. To view TechNet’s coronavirus page for a comprehensive list of this work and other resources, click here.

What We’re Saying

TechNet Applauds Supreme Court’s Ruling in DACA Case
TechNet’s Commitment to Reversing Systemic Racism
TechNet Applauds Supreme Court Anti-Discrimination Ruling

TechNet Lends Support to, Urges Passage of the Endless Frontier Act

TechNet in the News

Laid-Off H1-B Visa Holders Have Only Bad Options | Bloomberg
Associations applaud Supreme Court decision on LGBTQ rights
| CEO Update
Business groups applaud Supreme Court ruling protecting LGBT people from job discrimination
| The Hill
Business groups criticize California privacy ballot initiative
| Politico Pro
California returns to familiar corporate tax changes as $4B budget solution
| Politico Pro
TechNet States AB 3262 Reflects an Unprecedented Expansion of Strict Liability
| Politico CA

Tech Statements on Pride

Microsoft honors Pride through open dialogue, donations to LGBTQI+ nonprofits, actions for equity and visibility | Microsoft
Committed to compassion – Pride at 1-800 Contacts | Pride
Providing support to LGBTQ+ organizations
 | Google
At Visa, we strive to be an inclusive workplace where employees always feel that they belong | Visa
This year’s Pride Season is about celebrating our LGBTI community—but also championing equality for all
 | Accenture
As we celebrate #Pride2020 and today’s Supreme Court ruling, we remain committed to supporting a future where everyone is ensured equal workplace protections
 | General Motors
Teladoc CEO Jason Gorevic expresses support for today’s Supreme Court ruling protecting gay and transgender workers
 | Teladoc

Tech Statements on Equality

PayPal Announces $530 Million Commitment to Support Black Businesses, Strengthen Minority Communities and Fight Economic Inequality | PayPal
Our Commitment to Creating a More Equal & Just Future
 | goPuff
Postmates is waiving commissions this month for our Black-Owned Restaurant collection
 | Postmates
Helping small businesses get access to capital
 | Google
We’re making Juneteenth an official holiday at Lyft
 | Lyft
Postmates will observe Juneteenth as a permanent company holiday
 | Postmates
This week’s AT&T Summer Camp theme is “Standing for Equality” featuring social study activities about about racism and fighting for civil rights
 | AT&T
The Mandate for Equitable Justice
 | AT&T

Taking Care of Our People and Communities

Research Institutes Lean on Tech in Race for Knowledge and Treatment | Dell Technologies
Google internships go virtual with the help of open source
 | Google
Helping Increase Blood Donations in the US
 | Facebook
goPuff & Miami Heat team up to help thousands of employees at doctors Hospital of Coral Gables with donation of essentials | goPuff
Microsoft’s undersea datacenter helps the hunt for a COVID-19 vaccine
 | Microsoft
Leading the Transition to Zero Emissions: Our Commitment to 100% Electric Vehicles by 2030
 | Lyft
Digital Assistants Help State of Oklahoma Solve Telework Issues During Crisis
 | Oracle
Launching The Largest Voting Information Effort in US History
 | Facebook
Amazon donated more than 16,000 items including toiletries and cleaning supplies to organizations supporting Michiganians during the flooding
 | Amazon
Cisco Webex Helps Customers Stay Remotely Connected and Reimagine Work
 | Cisco
End-to-End Encryption Update
 | Zoom
New Ways to Connect With Friends and Family on Portal
 | Facebook
Stay connected more easily with Meet in Gmail on mobile
 | Google