Corprate Bias Ratings
Aon vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination, though the company 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 and is a brass sponsor of Out & Equal. Aon openly discriminates against faith-based charities in its giving and supports the Equality Act. Aon is a signatory of the Business Roundtable's 2019 Statement on the Purpose of Corporation, which promotes stakeholder capitalism. For these reasons, Aon 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.
Aon has received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this means the company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies (1). However, there are no known instances of Aon terminating business relationships because of views or beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Aon will not match employee donations to churches or religious organizations. Its Code of Business Conduct states that, “contributions will not be made to religious or political organizations” (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Aon 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 also signed an open letter in support of the Equality Act (3). Aon has signed the OneTen pledge to further emphasize race in hiring (4)(5). Aon CEO Greg Case is a member of the Business Roundtable and signed its 2019 Statement on the Purpose of Corporation, which promotes stakeholder capitalism over traditional obligations to shareholders and customers (6)(7).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Aon is a brass sponsor of Out & Equal (1).
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August 18, 2023
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