Becton, Dickinson and Co. (BD) has not publicly canceled any business relationships due to views or beliefs. It vets vendors for LGBTQ policies, does not prevent viewpoint discrimination, and advocates for the Equality Act. The company otherwise does not use corporate reputation or funds to support ideological policies or organizations hostile to freedom of expression. For these reasons, BD 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.
BD received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign (1). Among other requirements, this means BD has pledged to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships due to viewpoint disagreements.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Becton Dickinson does not protect its employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Becton Dickinson is an advocate for the Equality Act (1). The company has not otherwise supported ideological policies or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Becton Dickinson has not used corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Becton Dickinson has not used PAC donations for ideological, non-business purposes hostile to freedom of expression (1).
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March 23, 2023
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