Choice Hotels International
Corprate Bias Ratings
Choice Hotels 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 does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving and has not used its corporate dollars for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Choice Hotels 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.
Choice Hotels International received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index, meaning that among other criteria, Choice Hotels International has pledged to vet vendors for support of LGBTQ policies (1). However, Choice Hotels 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.
Choice Hotels does not release guidelines for its matching gifts program, only that it matches tax-deductible donations up to $1500 (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Choice Hotels 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 is also a member of the Business coalition for the Equality Act (3).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Choice Hotels has not used corporate dollars to advance ideological causes.
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August 18, 2023
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