Bayer has not publicly fired employees or canceled contracts due to religious or political beliefs, although it does vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. Bayer does not have viewpoint protections for its employees. The company restricts donations to certain religious organizations but does not donate to ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression. It has signed onto letters supporting the Equality Act and in opposition to preventing schools from teaching gender and sexual identity to children. For these reasons, Bayer 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.
Bayer received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this means the company has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies (1). There are no publicly known cases of employees being fired for religious or political beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Bayer will not donate to “religious organizations for religious purposes” (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Bayer 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.
Bayer has not donated to ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression (1).
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December 28, 2022
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