Corprate Bias Ratings
Celanese vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination, though the company has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. The company covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children. Celanese has signed an HRC-led open letter regarding state legislation. However, it does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving and has not used its PAC contributions for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Celanese earns 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.
Celanese has received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign (1). Among other requirements, this means the company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. There are no known instances of Celanese publicly terminating business relationships due to views or beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Celanese has a perfect score on the HRC’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index. This score indicates the company covers the cost of “medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children (1)(2). The company has opposed state-level measures to protect the integrity of women’s sports (3). Celanese has participated in local Pride parades, though this participation seems to be through the company LGBTQ+ ERG rather than the administration (4).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Celanese has does not used corporate funds to support ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression.
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December 5, 2023
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