Corprate Bias Ratings
Cencora, formerly AmerisourceBergen, vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination, but has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. The company covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children. The company has donated to the Equality PAC and is a corporate partner of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce. For these reasons, Cencora 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.
Cencora, then AmerisourceBergen, received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). Among other requirements, this means the company has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies (1)(2). Cencora has not publicly canceled any clients due to views or beliefs, however.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Cencora does not discriminate against religious groups or nonprofits based on their beliefs (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
AmerisourceBergen 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 and their children (1)(2). The company has committed to multiple public acts of advocacy and engagement with the LGBTQ community and movement through its pledge to the HRC (3). CEO Steven Collis is a member of the Business Roundtable and a signatory of the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge (4)(5).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
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November 15, 2023
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|Date||ESG Category||Proponent||Summary of Resolution||Mgmt Rec||Total Vote % in Favor|
|3/9/23||Governance||Kenneth Steiner||Shareholder Ratification of Termination Pay||Against||8.60%|
|3/10/22||Governance||Int'l Brotherhood of Teamsters||Adopt Executive Comp Policy that Financial Metrics Not Be Adjusted to Exclude Legal or Compliance Costs||Against||35.46%|
|3/10/22||Governance||Kenneth Steiner||Special Meetings - Reduce Ownership Req. to 10%||Against||30.89%|