Corprate Bias Ratings
Bridgestone vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination, though the company has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. The company covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children and advocates for the Equality Act. Bridgestone has sponsored the Nashville Pride Parade, which permitted drag performances for children. However, the company does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving and has not used its PAC contributions for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Bridgestone receives a Medium Risk rating.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Bridgestone matches gifts to accredited colleges and universities in the United States, as well as to funds that will transmit gifts to eligible colleges and universities. There are rules about what the donation cannot be used for, but the company’s policy does not discriminate against religious institutions (1).
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.
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August 11, 2023
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