Salesforce Launches ‘SF Gives’ to Combat Poverty

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March 7 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg’s Ari Levy speaks with Bloomberg’s Cory Johnson about the economic growth in San Francisco and the movement Salesforce has launched to combat poverty in the city. They speak on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)

I am cory johnson.

Class warfare and san francisco, but protest are giving back.

Bloomberg news tech editor joins us right now.

I want to talk about this issue.

I think it is interesting that in this iraq technology with so many jobs, the city takes off.

The city has done a great job of creating jobs.

For the past several years.

The other side of that double edged sword is real estate has gone through the roof.

The most expensive city in the country to live in.

The issue is, are we going to create economic growth, how will you react that people cannot live here?

It is interesting that the workers wanted to live in the city apparently and that is great oh stop -- great.

The people -- the thing people like about the city is in the way it is.

But it has been a diverse city.

A city where -- economically, that is part of it?

It is a challenge.

It is hard to understand necessarily what the root of it is as people have very different views about what the problem is and there are a lot of folks who do not see it as a significant problem.

That is why halve the hole bus issue where you have buses that are bringing people from the city down to silicon valley which should be good for the environment.

A yes it seems as a symbol that something they may or may not -- listen to what he had to say.

You have a serious issue.

The buses that are very symbolic.

A very physical and you can see what is happening.

People are getting thrown out of their homes.

Tech is not organized in a smart way to give back but we are changing those things and sales force is a great example.

We took equity and our employee and we started in 1999 and putting in a foundation of that was -- we had no profit no

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