Corprate Bias Ratings
Bridgewater Bancshares, doing business as Bridgewater Bank, has not publicly fired employees or canceled contracts based on viewpoints. Bridgwater Bank promotes ESG principles and supports ESG within its business practices. The bank does not protect employees from viewpoint discrimination but does require DEI programming such as unconscious bias training. Bridgewater Bank will not donate to religious charities. For these reasons, Bridgewater Bank 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 Bank has integrated ESG into all its business practices. Its ESG commitments include “board oversight and integration into [its] business more broadly” (1). However, there are no publicly known cases of Bridgewater Bank terminating 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.
Bridgewater Bank donates through the Bluestone Bank Charitable Foundation, which does not provide grants for “churches and religious purposes” (1). Bridgewater Bank has partnered with a Jesuit high school for a corporate work-study program, but it is unclear whether this partnership was charitable in nature (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.
Bridgewater Bank has not used corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies.
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October 3, 2023
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