When you think of Disney, you may only think about their movies, merchandise, and theme parks. But, Disney and some of its current or former leaders can be very much involved in the community and political matters as well.
In 2020, we saw Executive Chairman Bob Iger serve for a period of time on California’s Business Recovery Task Force, although he ultimately chose to leave it. Disney also donated millions to social justice nonprofit organizations last year.
In light of last week’s events at the Capitol, the Walt Disney Company has again decided to take action. The company has confirmed it will not make any political contributions to lawmakers who voted to reject the certification of electoral votes for Joe Biden.