Barnes & Noble
Despite receiving a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index, which means Barnes & Noble pledged to vet its vendors for LGBTQ policies, Barnes & Noble has not fired anyone or canceled any contracts due to religious beliefs or political views. The company does not support ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression or PACs financially and does not use its corporate image to support ideological agendas. It sells books offering different viewpoints without discrimination. For these reasons, Barnes & Noble 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.
Barnes & Noble has not publicly fired employees or canceled contracts over religious beliefs or political views. Barnes & Noble received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign (1)(2). Among other requirements, this means Barnes & Noble has pledged to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies and advocate for LGBTQ policies.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Barnes & Noble limits its charitable giving to K-12 schools, book drives, and non-profit literary and arts organizations. It does not discriminate against faith-based organizations or charities in its giving (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Barnes & Noble does not explicitly protect its employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
There are no publicly known cases of Barnes & Noble using its corporate reputation to advance an ideological agenda (1).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Barnes & Noble does not donate to any ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression (1).
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Barnes & Noble does not have a PAC of its own.
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December 28, 2022
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