Aegon has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious or political beliefs. It does, however, pledge to vet suppliers according to their LGBTQ policies and does not protect employees from viewpoint discrimination. The company has signed an open letter supporting the Equality Act. However, the company does not discriminate against faith-based charities in its giving and does not donate to ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression. For these reasons, Aegon receives a "Lower Risk" rating.
Has denied service to customers, suppliers, or vendors due to their political views or religious beliefs OR corporately boycotts, divests, or sanctions regions, people groups, or industries.
Aegon has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious beliefs or political views. The company received a score of 95 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this means Aegon has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies (1).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Aegon will not donate to “religious or denominational organizations, except for specific programs broadly promoted and available to anyone and free from religious orientation” (1). However, the company does donate to faith-based charities such as Habitat for Humanity and other similar organizations (2).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Aegon does not include protection from political affiliation discrimination in its employment policy (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Aegon has signed an open letter in support of the Equality Act (1). It has not supported other partisan policies or ideological causes.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Aegon does not use corporate dollars to fund ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression (1).
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Aegon’s PAC is named under its subsidiary, Transamerica Insurance. The PAC has not been used for ideological purposes (1).
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March 27, 2023
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