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Socially minded businesses hit with government pushback

Last week, Liberal assistant minister to the prime minister Ben Morton took a stand against socially minded business, stating that businesses that focus efforts on social campaigns are simply pandering to activists. “Businesses should not be seduced by the noisy elites who try to bend business to their narrow viewpoints,” Morton said. “Yet too often I see corporate Australia succumb or pander to similar pressures from noisy, highly orchestrated campaigns of elites typified by groups such a