Kroger Company, the largest supermarket chain in the United States, will tighten its gun selling policies in response to last month's deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Kroger is the third major retailer, after Dick's Sporting Goods and Walmart, to change its policies while lawmakers debate their response to the shooting.
We discuss how corporations decide when to take a side in social and political debates and the changing role of corporations in American democracy.
Herman "Dutch" Leonard, a professor of public management and business administration at Harvard University.
This article was originally published on March 01, 2018.
This segment aired on March 1, 2018.