Burlington Store has not terminated business relationships due to ideological beliefs, though it vets suppliers according to LGBTQ policies. Burlington covers out of state abortion travel for employees, and does not protect employees from viewpoint discrimination. For these reasons, Burlington 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.
Burlington Stores received a score of 90 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this means the company has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies (1).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Burlington Stores does not publish any rules prohibiting donations to faith-based organizations (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Burlington Stores does not protect its employees against viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Burlington’s CEO, Michael O’Sullivan, has signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge (1).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Burlington Stores pledged “to provide up to $4,000 of travel reimbursement for associates seeking” an out-of-state abortion (1).
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Burlington Stores does not have an active PAC.
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March 21, 2023
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