CB2

Illinois
Retailing

Corprate Bias Ratings

Risk Level:

Rating - Clear
Lower Risk

CB2, a modern furniture and home décor company, does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees. However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. CB2 covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children. The company has partnered with the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) and donated to "Born This Way" an LGBTQ+ organization. However, CB2 does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving and has not used its reputation for ideological purposes. For these reasons, CB2 receives a Lower Risk rating.

Criteria
Risk Level
Rationale
Corporate Weaponization
Criteria

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.

Risk Level
Rationale

CB2 has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on political views or religious beliefs.

Criteria

Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.

Risk Level
Rationale

CB2 does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving (1)(2).

Criteria

Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.

Risk Level
Rationale

CB2 does not publish charitable giving guidelines (1).

Corporate Governance and Public Policy
Criteria

Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.

Risk Level
Rationale

CB2 has not supported ideological causes or policies (1).

Criteria

Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.

Risk Level
Rationale

CB2’s HRC CEI profile indicates the company covers the cost of “medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children (1)(2). The company also partnered with GLSEN an LGBTQ education network in celebration of Pride Month (3). CB2 partnered with queer artists and the Born This Way Foundation for LGBTQ Pride Month (4).

Criteria

Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.

Risk Level
N/A
Rationale

CB2 does not operate a PAC or engage in lobbying at this time (1)(2).

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December 15, 2023

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