Corprate Bias Ratings
Cision has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. The company does not protect its employees against viewpoint discrimination and has refused to publish certain press releases and even canceled others. However, Cision has not used corporate funds to advance ideological agendas. For these reasons, Cision 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.
Cision 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.
Cision does not publish charitable giving guidelines.
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Cision launched a few new Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion programs in 2021 and 2022, but involvement in the related training courses and ERGs are limited and voluntary (1). Cision’s political coverage is non-partisan, and the company offers its media management services to organizations all across the political spectrum, from Fox News to the American Civil Liberties Union (2)(3)(4). Cision canceled a previously queued statement by Elizabeth Heng, CEO of the New Internet, that brought light to GoFundMe’s decision to cancel her fundraiser (5). The statement was canceled by Cision (PRNewswire) after the issue was “deemed too hot of a topic.”
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Cision does not use corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies.
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September 21, 2023
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