AstraZeneca has not publicly terminated business relationships due to views or beliefs. It does pledge to vet suppliers according to their LGBTQ policies, though. However, the company has not used corporate resources to advance ideological agendas or groups. For these reasons, AstraZeneca receives a "Lower 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.
AstraZeneca has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious beliefs or political views. The company received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign (1). Among other requirements, this means AstraZeneca has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
AstraZeneca will match employee donations to faith-based organizations if the donation is “specified for a community outreach program, e.g., soup kitchen or homeless shelter” (1). AstraZeneca also accepts donation requests from all charities, including religious charities, as long as the charity is open to the public (2)(3).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
AstraZeneca does not protect employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
AstraZeneca does not use its corporate reputation to externally advance ideological agendas (1).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
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March 24, 2023
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