Corprate Bias Ratings
Bridgewater Associates vets vendors for LGBTQ policies and does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees. However, it 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. Bridgewater Associates frequently uses its reputation to promote LGBTQ issues. However, it has not used its corporate funds for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Bridgewater Associates 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.
Bridgewater Associates has not publicly terminated business relationships due to political views or religious beliefs. Bridgewater Associates has received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this indicates the company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies (1)(2). Bridgewater Associates integrates ESG into all of its business practices. ESG integration is “a strategic priorit[y] for Bridgewater” (3).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Bridgewater Associates has not published its charitable giving guidelines (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Bridgewater Associates 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). Its CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, which includes a commitment to promote DEI through bias education training in the workplace (3). Bridgewater Associates integrates DEI into all of its business practices (4). Bridgewater Associates promotes ideological causes through its Distinguished Speaker Series (5). Bridgewater Associates is a member of the Business Coalition for the Equality Act (6).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Bridgewater Associates does not use corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies (1).
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December 5, 2023
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