Affirm has not publicly fired employees or canceled business relationships due to religious or political beliefs. However, one of its executives stated that the company would not hesitate to end business relationships with clients who don't share their values. Affirm does not protect employees from viewpoint discrimination, but it does support the Equality Act and transgender participation in female sports. The company does not use corporate funds for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Affirm receives a "High 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.
Affirm has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious or political beliefs. However, CFO Michael Linford has stated that “any merchant [that] isn’t aligned to our values, any partners unaligned to our values, we don’t do business with them” (1).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Affirm will not donate to “organizations funding religious services such as worship, seminary, yeshiva, or other education for ordainment of proselytism” (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Affirm does not protect its employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Affirm does not donate to ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression (1).
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Affirm has not used its PAC for ideological purposes (1).
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March 21, 2023
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