ConocoPhillips does not protect its employees from viewpoint discrimination and has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies. ConocoPhillips discriminates against religious charities. It had to settle a lawsuit for religious bias in 2009. However, since 2009 the company has not publicly terminated any business relationships due to viewpoints or beliefs. Despite the CEO's advocacy, it has also not funded any ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression. For these reasons, ConocoPhillips 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.
ConocoPhillips received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this means the company has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies (1). ConocoPhillips settled a religious bias lawsuit in 2009 for not letting an employee attend Sunday church services, but other than that instance, there are no publicly known cases of employees being fired for religious or political beliefs (2).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
ConocoPhillips will not match employee donations to “churches, mosques, synagogues or other faith-based houses of worship except accredited educational institutions” or to “organizations having a sectarian religious cause as their primary purpose or that do not serve the community at large” (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
ConocoPhillips does not protect its employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
ConocoPhillips CEO, Ryan Lance, is a member of the Business Roundtable, an advocacy group pushing ideological agendas hostile to freedom of expression (1). However, the company has not otherwise weaponized its corporate reputation.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
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March 30, 2023
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