Brown Brothers Harriman
Corprate Bias Ratings
Brown Brothers Harriman (BBH), a privately owned and managed financial services firm, vets vendors for LGBTQ policies and does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees. However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. BBH covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children. Its CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge. However, it does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving and has not lobbied for ideological purposes. For these reasons, BBH 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.
BBH received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index. Among other requirements, this means the company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies (1)(2). However, BBH 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.
BBH does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. “Our philanthropic focus areas promote stability and aim to foster long-term success. By providing basic needs and supporting education, our program enables individuals and families to take control of their finances, gain independence, and achieve economic sustainability” (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.
BBH 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). Otherwise, there are no publicly known cases of BBH using its corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies (3).
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December 5, 2023
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