AllianceBernstein has not publicly terminated employees or business relationships due to religious or political beliefs, although it does vet suppliers according to its LGBTQ protections. The company does not have viewpoint protections for its employees. AllianceBernstein corporately supports the Equality Act and transgender participation in female sports. For these reasons, AllianceBernstein receives a "Medium 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.
AllianceBernstein has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious beliefs or political views. The company received a score of 90 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this means AllianceBernstein has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies (1)(2).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
AllianceBernstein’s gift matching guidelines report that “Gifts to sectarian organizations may be matched at AllianceBernstein’s discretion, if the organization uses the funds primarily to benefit people outside of its own membership… For example, gifts to a church soup kitchen that serves the general public will be considered for matching, while gifts to a church building fund will not” (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
AllianceBernstein does not protect its employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
AllianceBernstein opposed the Florida Parental Rights in Education Law, which prohibits teaching gender identity and sexual orientation in schools to kids in K-3rd grade (1). AllianceBernstein also signed open letters supporting the Equality Act and opposing laws to protect women’s and girls’ sports (2)(3). AllianceBernstein CEO Seth Bernstein is a member of the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion (4). The company has “mandatory diversity and inclusion training” for all employees (5).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
There are no publicly known cases of AllianceBernstein donating to ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression (1).
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
AllianceBernstein does not have a PAC.
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March 21, 2023
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