Champion has not terminated business relationships due to ideological beliefs, though it does vet suppliers according to LGBTQ policies. Champion provides political viewpoint protections for employees. Champion has not used its corporate reputation or company dollars to support ideological agendas or groups. For these reasons, Champion receives a "Lower 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.
Champion’s parent company, Hanesbrands, received a score of 90 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign (1). Among other requirements, this means Champion vets suppliers according to LGBTQ policies. However, neither Champion nor Hanesbrands has terminated business relationships due to religious or political beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Champion’s charitable giving program, Champion for All, does not have any written rules prohibiting cooperation with religious organizations (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Champion provides antidiscrimination protections for employees’ political opinions (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
In 2021, Champion partnered with LGBTQ organizations Sissy Studios and TABOO to release a Pride-centric clothing line (1). However, this line was limited to Australia, and Champion did not repeat the partnership in 2022.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Champion has not financially supported ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression (1).
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Champion does not operate a PAC.
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December 27, 2022
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