Compagnie de Saint-Gobain
Corprate Bias Ratings
Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA is a France-based company, headquartered in La Defense, in the construction and materials industries. Saint-Gobain vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies. Saint-Gobain does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination, but 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. Saint-Gobain has signed the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge and attempted to influence America to re-enter the Paris Climate Accords. However, it does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving and has not used its corporate dollars or PAC contributions for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Saint-Gobain 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.
Saint-Gobain received a score of 90 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign (1). Among other requirements, this means Saint-Gobain pledges to vet its vendors for LGBTQ policies. However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships due to ideological differences.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Saint-Gobain will donate to religious organizations that engage in broader community work but not to “a single sectarian or denominational religious, veteran or fraternal organization, unless for a specific project that benefits the community” (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Saint-Gobain’s HRC CEI profile indicates the company covers the cost of “medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children (1)(2). The company has committed to the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge (3). Saint-Gobain was a part of the We Are Still In organization, whose goal was to re-enter the United States into the Paris Climate Accords after former President Donald Trump exited the agreement pending renegotiation, as well as many other environmental policy organizations (4).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Saint-Gobain has not used corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies.
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September 26, 2023
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