Corprate Bias Ratings
Bausch + Lomb, an eye health products company, vets vendors forLGBTQ policies and does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees. However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. Bausch supports ESG and LGBTQ Pride within its business practices. The company is a corporate partner of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce but does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. For these reasons, Bausch + Lomb 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.
Bausch + Lomb has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. Its Code of Conduct requires suppliers to include sexual orientation and gender identification in their nondiscrimination policy (1)(2). The company integrates ESG into all of its business practices. “As chairman and CEO, I am committed to continue integrating ESG standards and guidelines into our business and overall strategy” (3). However, it has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on political views or religious beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
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.
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November 9, 2023
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