Clifton Larson Allen (CLA LLP)
Corprate Bias Ratings
CliftonLarsonAllen, an accounting firm, does not protect its employees against viewpoint discrimination. CLA is a large supporter of ESG and published a Transparency Report to advance ESG and DEI principles. CLA has used its reputation to advance ideological causes. CLA was hired to investigate the Portland Police Department's handling of a Black Lives Matter protest. CLA has donated to The Boys and Girls Club, a religious organization with a social purpose, and does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. CLA has not publicly terminated any business relationships due to beliefs. For these reasons, CliftonLarsonAllen 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.
Clifton Larson Allen 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.
CLA has not published its charitable giving policy. In 2022, CLA donated $8 million to organizations that promote education, employment, or entrepreneurship (1). The organization has not donated to religious organizations however, it has donated to The Boys and Girls Club, a religious-based organization with a community impact (2)(3)(4).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA) uses its corporate reputation to support ESG principles as published in its DEI Transparency Report (1). CLA has signed onto the CEO Action Pledge, offers unconscious bias training, and has DEI ambassadors in addition to its DEI Council (2)(3). In 2021, CLA was hired to investigate the Portland Police Department’s handling of a Black Lives Matter protest (4).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA) has not used corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies (1).
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September 26, 2023
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