While Aramark has not terminated business relationships due to ideological beliefs, it does vet suppliers according to LGBTQ policies. The company has previously donated to the National Urban League and has voiced support for Black Lives Matter (BLM) and other ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression on social media. For these reasons, Aramark 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.
Aramark received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign (1). Aramark does not have viewpoint protections for its employees. Among other requirements, this means the company has pledged to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. However, Aramark has not publicly terminated business relationships due to political or religious beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Aramark will not match direct employee donations to houses of worship, although the company will match donations to “educational and social service organizations with religious affiliations” (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Aramark does not protect 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.
Aramark has donated to the National Urban League (1).
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
The Aramark Services, Inc. PAC has been largely inactive for the past few election cycles, although donations have remained bipartisan and business-focused (1).
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March 24, 2023
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