Corprate Bias Ratings
Chobani vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not protect its employees against viewpoint discrimination. However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. Chobani covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children. The company has advocated for the Equality Act and for federal legislation that would overrule state laws designed to protect girls' sports. Chobani opposed Florida's Parental Rights in Education Law and discriminates against religious organizations in its charitable giving. For these reasons, Chobani 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.
Chobani received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index. Among other requirements, this means the company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies (1)(2). Chobani has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on political views or religious beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Chobani will not match employee donations to churches or religious organizations “funding for religious purposes,” (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Chobani opposed the Florida Parental Rights in Education Act, which prohibits teaching gender identity and sexual orientation in schools to kids in K-3rd grade (1). Chobani is a member of the Business Coalition for the Equality Act and was part of the Freedom for All Americans coalition, which advocated for federal legislation that would overrule state laws designed to protect girls’ sports and similar laws (2)(3).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
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November 28, 2023
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