Yelp Says It Will Mark Pages of Businesses Accused of Racist Conduct

Yelp, the local search and review site, said it would post alerts on the pages of businesses where customers or employees have reported incidents of racism, the latest attempt by a U.S. company to introduce a tougher response system to confront discrimination after the police killing of George Floyd in May.

The company, which offers a platform for users to rate places like restaurants, small businesses and popular tourist sites, said in a statement Thursday that it would use a “business accused of racist behavior” alert when there was “resounding evidence” that a business owner or employee had taken racist actions, including the use of racist slurs or symbols. This alert will always link to a news article from a “credible media outlet,” Yelp said, without elaborating on which news organizations they considered to be credible or how it defined “resounding evidence.”

Yelp’s announcement raised questions about how the company

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Business management requires fair and clear conduct, not corruption

.- Pope Francis told a group of investment bankers Monday that fair conduct and transparency are essential in the field of finance.

“Christian thought is not contrary in principle to the prospect of profit, rather it is contrary to profit at any cost, to profit which forgets man, makes him a slave, reduces him to one thing among things, a variable of a process that he cannot in any way control or which he cannot oppose in any way,” Pope Francis said Oct. 5.

“Business management always requires fair and clear conduct from everyone, which does not yield to corruption,” he said in the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall.

The pope met with managers and staff of the prominent Italian investment bank, Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP), as the firm celebrates the 170th anniversary of its founding in Turin this year.

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