Household and Personal Products

Corporate Bias Rating

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Rating - Caution
Medium Risk


Clorox scored an 85 on the 2023 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), a political stakeholder group. By complying with the HRC’s controversial demands, the company increases the risk of dividing employees, alienating customers and harming shareholders. The company covers transgender-related medical costs for its employees and their children and provides specific sexual orientation and gender identity-based benefits. It also uses sex and gender ideology criteria in employee recruitment, vendor selection, and philanthropic support. Clorox does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination. However, it has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. Clorox has also donated to Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). The company supports the Equality Act and claimed social media must do more to censor "hate speech." For these reasons, Clorox receives a Medium Risk rating.

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