Brave Software (Brave) has not terminated business relationships for ideological reasons. Brave is committed to protecting all user data from Big Tech and other actors that seek to acquire users' data on the internet. The company does not use ideological agendas to adjust search results and has not corporately funded ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression. For these reasons, Brave receives a "Lower 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.
Brave has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious or political beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Brave does not have a charitable foundation or make public donations at this time.
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Brave does not protect employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Brave has not used its corporate reputation to support ideological agendas. Brave is committed to protecting “privacy, neutrality, openness, and most of all freedom. That’s freedom from surveillance, freedom from data theft” (1). It has upheld this mission. Brave states that its product “does not filter, downrank, or censor search results. Nor will we change our search algorithm to increase or decrease the prominence of results in response to current events or anyone’s political, religious, ethical, or other beliefs.” Brave Search—like Brave itself—is intended to be a user-first portal to the web, “free of Big Tech’s manipulation” (2).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Brave does not use corporate dollars to support ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression (1).
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Brave does not have a PAC.
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March 24, 2023
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