Corprate Bias Ratings
Blank Rome, an American law firm, vets vendors for LGBTQ policies and does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees. However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. Blank Rome covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children. The company offers pro bono services to help other businesses integrate ESG and DEI into their operations. However, the company does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. For these reasons, Blank Rome 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.
Blank Rome received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index. Among other requirements, this means the company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies (1)(2). However, Blank Rome has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious beliefs or political views.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Blank Rome does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. Its charitable focus is on “health, hunger, and animal-related organizations to civil rights, equal justice, and diversity-oriented nonprofits” as well as “outreach to underserved children and families in the Greater Los Angeles area” (1)(2).
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.
Blank Rome has a perfect score on the HRC’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index. This score indicates the company covers the cost of “medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children (1)(2). Otherwise, there are no publicly known cases of Blank Rome using its corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies (3).
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December 5, 2023
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