BlackBerry (Cylance)

California
Software and Services

Corprate Bias Ratings

Risk Level:

Rating - Clear
Lower Risk

BlackBerry has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious or political beliefs. Though it does not protect employees from viewpoint discrimination, it has not used its reputation or corporate dollars to support ideological agendas. For these reasons, BlackBerry receives a "Lower Risk" rating.

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Rationale
Corporate Weaponization
Criteria

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.

Risk Level
Rationale

BlackBerry has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious or political beliefs.

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Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.

Risk Level
Rationale

BlackBerry’s charitable donation program is composed of several partnerships with nonprofit organizations. There is no written rule prohibiting partnerships with religious nonprofits (1).

Criteria

Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.

Risk Level
Rationale

BlackBerry does not protect employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).

Corporate Governance and Public Policy
Criteria

Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.

Risk Level
Rationale

BlackBerry has not used its corporate reputation to endorse ideological causes (1)(2).

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Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.

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Rationale

BlackBerry has not financially supported ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression (1).

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Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.

Risk Level
N/A
Rationale

BlackBerry’s PAC has not been active since 2014, though the company has a history of donating in a bipartisan manner (1).

All links were last accessed and all information was updated on:
March 23, 2023

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