Corprate Bias Ratings
Carnival Corporation (Carnival) vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not protect its employees against viewpoint discrimination. However, it has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs but discriminates against religious organizations in its charitable giving. The company covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children. Carnival's CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, opposed Georgia's voting security bill and has joined the UN's LGBTI inclusion initiative. Its subsidiaries, Princess Cruises and Holland America Line, host LGBTQ-specific meet-ups and events and have participated in Pride parades. However, Carnival does not lobby for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Carnival Corp. 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.
Carnival received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index. Among other requirements, this means that Carnival Corp. has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies (1)(2). Carnival has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on political views or religious beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Carnival will not fund “Religious, fraternal, political or athletic organizations” (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Carnival’s CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, which includes a commitment to promote DEI through bias education training in the workplace (1). The company opposed Georgia’s voting security bill and has joined the UN’s LGBTI inclusion initiative (2)(3). Its subsidiaries, Princess Cruises and Holland America Line, host LGBTQ-specific meet-ups and events and have participated in Pride parades (4).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
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November 28, 2023
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