Corprate Bias Ratings
Cerner Corporation, a subsidiary of Oracle, is a supplier of health information technology services, devices, and hardware. Cerner 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 and advocates for the Equality Act. However, it has not used its corporate dollars to fund ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression. 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). However, Cerner has not publicly terminated 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.
Cerner will match funds to religious organizations that engage in non-sectarian community work (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Cerner Corporation 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 also advocates for the Equality Act (3). It also reports on DE&I trainings and events, which include “unconscious bias trainings for managers (4). Its CEO has signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge (5).
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August 11, 2023
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