Corprate Bias Ratings
Coty vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies 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 and advocates for the Equality Act. However, it does provide protections for its employees against viewpoint discrimination and has not used its PAC contributions for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Coty receives a Lower 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.
Coty received a score of 95 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this means Coty has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies (1). There are no known instances of Coty terminating business relationships due to views or beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Coty, Inc.’s charitable giving policy states that “no contributions may be made to organizations whose missions or objectives are incompatible with Coty business” (1). It is unclear what organizations would be excluded under such a policy.
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Coty’s subsidiary, Haus Labs, has a partnership with popular transgender influencer Dylan Mulvaney, who has advocated for the provision of gender transition treatments to children (1)(2)(3). Other than this, there are no instances of Coty using corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression (4)(5).
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December 4, 2023
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