Corprate Bias Ratings
Brinker International, an American multinational hospitality industry company, 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. Brinker International implemented unconscious bias training for its employees and has partnered with the North Texas LGBT Chamber of Commerce. The company discriminates against religious organizations in its charitable giving. However, it does not use its PAC donations for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Brinker International 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.
Brinker International has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. Its Supplier Code of Conduct requires suppliers to include sexual orientation and gender identity in its nondiscrimination policy (1). However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious beliefs or political views.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Brinker International will not fund, “Religious organizations or programs” (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Brinker International implemented unconscious bias training for its employees (1). The company supports DEI within its business practices. Brinker International offers Journey Groups for team members “to learn and discuss anti-racism, allyship and equality in a safe space focused on a supporting book, video, podcast, etc.” The company also has a culture of inclusion series (2).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
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November 20, 2023
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