Caribou Coffee is a coffeehouse chain headquartered in Minnesota. German private equity firm JAB Holding company owns a majority stake in Caribou Coffee, though the company retains independent administration and management. Caribou Coffee does not provide viewpoint protections for employees, though the company has not publicly terminated business relationships due to views or beliefs. Caribou has implemented some ESG reporting practices, though the company has not engaged in external advocacy or funded ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression. For these reasons, Caribou Coffee receives a Lower 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.
Caribou Coffee has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on political views or religious beliefs. However, the company has integrated ESG into its business practices (1).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Caribou does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Caribou does not provide specific protections against viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Caribou Coffee has integrated ESG into its business strategies (1). However, the company has not externally advocated for other partisan or ideological causes.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Caribou Coffee has not funded ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Caribou Coffee does not have the PAC.
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May 23, 2023
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