Trump's reaction to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, prompted business leaders to sever ties with two White House councils.
Social media is here to stay and gives a platform to companies as well as consumers who hold the power to bring about change.
Organisational psychopathy, generally known as toxic leadership, is common in the private sector. It's emerging more often in the public space too.
Companies historically have avoided taking stands on contentious issues, but new research suggests consumers punish businesses that don't stand up for their core values.
The slow pace of transformation in post apartheid South Africa is a reflection of persisting racism that has infected formal corporate institutions.