C.H. Robinson has not fired employees or canceled contracts due to religious beliefs or political views, despite its pledge to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. C. H. Robinson lacks viewpoint protections for employees. The company does not use its corporate reputation to advance an ideological agenda hostile to freedom of expression, but it has used corporate funds to donate to ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression while appearing to use stricter discretion when donating to religiously affiliated charities. For these reasons, C.H. Robinson 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.
C.H. Robinson has a written policy requiring suppliers to have pro-LGBTQ policies (1). The company has not terminated any 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.
C.H. Robinson’s foundation grant policy states that “grants to organizations with religious affiliation may be considered on an exception basis, but only if the grant will be used for non-religious purposes” (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
C.H. Robinson does not protect its employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
There are no public examples of C.H. Robinson using its corporate reputation to advance an ideological agenda hostile to freedom of expression. It should be noted, though, that the company is a member of the Business Roundtable (1).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
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March 28, 2023
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