Cerner Corporation, a subsidiary of Oracle, is a supplier of health information technology services, devices, and hardware. It has not terminated business relationships due to religious or political beliefs, though it vets suppliers according to LGBTQ policies. Cerner does not have viewpoint protection for its employees. The company has supported the Equality Act and halted all PAC donations to Republican 2020 election objectors. For these reasons, Cerner 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.
Cerner Corporation received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this means the company has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies (1).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Once an associate volunteers at least 100 hours to not-for-profit organizations within the calendar year, Cerner will donate $500 to a charity of the associate’s choice. Religious organizations do not count as qualifying volunteer activities but, “campaigns/fundraisers/service projects for local not-for-profits or the external community executed by a local church may qualify for matching funds” (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Cerner Corporation does not protect its employees against viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Cerner Corporation used to donate in a bipartisan manner consistent with its business interests, but it weaponized its PAC by cutting off donations to “any candidate or official who took part in or incited violence last week in Washington, D.C.” It has resumed donations in a bipartisan manner (1)(2).
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March 21, 2023
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