BASF Corporation has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious or political beliefs, though it does vet suppliers for LGBTQ protections. The company does not donate to faith-based charities and does not protect against viewpoint discrimination. BASF corporately supports the Equality Act and transgender participation in female sports, while it opposes the Florida Parental Rights in Education Act. However, it does not use corporate dollars to advance ideological causes or policies. For these reasons, BASF Corporation 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.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
BASF Corporation will not donate to “faith-based organizations” (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
BASF Corporation does not protect its employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
BASF Corporation signed open letters supporting the Equality Act and opposing laws to protect women’s and girls’ sports (1)(2). The company also signed an open letter opposing the Florida Parental Rights in Education Act, which prohibits teaching gender identity and sexual orientation in schools to kids in K-3rd grade (3).
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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