“With the current events
concerning racism and its effect on our daily lives it is time to clearly
state which side we are on,” writes Joachim Frigger
EMO Trans Chairman Friday June 26.
“EMO Trans stands with all of those
that oppose racism and discrimination of any kind.
“We believe in the diversity of thoughts,
ideas, beliefs, experiences, and the inclusion of people regardless of
their race, color, gender, language, national origin, religion, orientation
Emo Trans at our core is a logistics company
and our purpose is to bring people, ideas, and goods from a beautifully
diverse and interesting world together.
“We firmly believe that the more people
know about each other, through exchanges made between different cultures,
the more we all realize that we are also the same.”
Stand Against Racism in 2020
“EMO Trans believes that kindness
and acceptance are the paths forward.
“We are a global company that is composed
of many different races and ethnicities and we acknowledge that we are
“Standing against racism and discrimination
is an exploration that requires us to look within, as well as outward.
“Emo Trans is deeply affected by the
current global protests and fully support the intentions of all anti-racism
“We feel,” Jo Frigger said,
“that peaceful demonstrations are an important inalienable human
right, and stand with those who march in that spirit.”
Tolerance Driving Change
“From the Board of Directors on down,
we will always act to educate and remedy any discriminatory behavior as
soon as it is made known.
“Reforms are needed in many areas
and we are prepared to do our part.
“We are currently working on ideas,
in addition to tolerance training methods that we already employ, on how
to best educate our organization by taking things further.
“We will conscientiously identify,
discuss, and confront issues of racism and discrimination and the impacts
they have on the organization, our systems, and our people.
“Emo Trans will also challenge ourselves
to understand and correct any inequities we may discover within EMO Trans
and gain a better understanding of ourselves during this purposeful process.
Unique Moment In History
“This process will be a journey and
it is the learning along the way that makes this work worth all of our
“My view is that anything that keeps
this movement in time as part of the public conversation is ultimately
a positive thing,” Jo Frigger declared.