The Boeing Company has bolstered its DEI initiatives, and the company has internally promoted partisan ideologies through unconscious bias training and gender theory-related endorsements. Boeing has funded several Urban League chapters and pledged to cover abortion-related travel costs for employees post-Roe v. Wade. However, the company has not terminated business relationships based on viewpoints, even though it lacks a viewpoint nondiscrimination policy and has pledged to vet vendors for LGBTQ+ policies. For these reasons, Boeing 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.
Boeing has a written policy requiring suppliers not to discriminate on the basis of LGBTQ identity (1). There is no publicly known evidence that Boeing has fired employees or canceled clients based on viewpoints.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Boeing will donate to religious organizations with the condition that “faith-based organizations must provide services to all clients regardless of denomination and without expectation of clients’ participation in religious activities” (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Boeing does not protect its employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Internally, Boeing promotes progressive gender ideology, regularly hosts Pride Month events, and includes a gender transition plan for employees (1). Boeing has pledged to begin emphasizing racial diversity in its hiring practices and require hiring managers to complete unconscious bias training (2). Externally, however, Boeing has not used its corporate reputation to advance ideological agendas.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Boeing’s PAC spending is bipartisan and consistent with business interests (1).
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March 23, 2023
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