Cloudflare has not terminated business relationships due to religious or political beliefs, and its CEO is a noted defender of free speech. While the company offers optional trainings on "antiracism" and "unconscious bias," it does not protect employees from viewpoint discrimination. Cloudflare has not used cooperate resources to support ideological causes or groups hostile to freedom of expression. For these reasons, Cloudflare 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.
Cloudflare received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this means that Cloudflare vets suppliers according to their LGBTQ policies (1). There are no publicly known instances of Cloudflare canceling business relationships due to religious or political beliefs. Cloudflare’s CEO proudly supports free speech and has not terminated its business relationships with some sites that have been criticized by other tech companies (2).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Cloudflare does not support any charitable causes at this time (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Cloudflare does not protect employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Through its Employee Resource Groups, Cloudflare hosts “antiracism” and “unconscious bias” trainings for employees. However, such trainings do not appear to be mandatory (1).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Cloudflare does not have an active PAC.
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March 24, 2023
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