Alight

Illinois
Accounting Payroll & HR Services, Software and Services

Risk Level:

Rating - Clear
Lower Risk

Summary:

Alight has not terminated business relationships due to views or beliefs, though it does vet suppliers according to its LGBTQ policies. The company covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care" for its employees. Alight has supported LGBTQ organizations and causes, and integrates ESG goals into its business operations. Alight does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving and protects employees from viewpoint discrimination. For these reasons, Alight receives a "Lower Risk" rating.

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Rationale
Corporate Weaponization
Criteria

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.

Risk Level
Rationale

Alight received a score of 100 from the Corporate Equality Index. Among other requirements, this means that Alight has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for support of LGBTQ policies (1)(2). Alight has not publicly fired employees over political beliefs.

Criteria

Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.

Risk Level
Rationale

Alight does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving (1)(2).

Criteria

Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.

Risk Level
Rationale

Alight provides its employees with viewpoint protection (1).

Corporate Governance and Public Policy
Criteria

Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.

Risk Level
Rationale

Alight¬†has a perfect score on the HRC’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index. This score indicates the company covers the cost of “medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees (1)(2). The company integrates ESG principles into all of its business practices through its Corporate Governance Committee (3)(4). Alight has used its corporate image to advocate for LGBTQ pride (5).

Criteria

Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.

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Rationale

Alight spent $50 million supporting diverse businesses, including LGBT-owned businesses (1). The company is a corporate partner of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (2).

Criteria

Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.

Risk Level
N/A
Rationale

Alight does not operate a PAC at this time.

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May 31, 2023

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