Corprate Bias Ratings
Crowe, an accounting firm, headquartered in Chicago, IL, vets vendors according to ESG criteria and fails to protect its employees against viewpoint discrimination. Crowe used its corporate reputation to implement ESG practices across the firm and advance LGBTQ causes. Crowe is a copper sponsor of Out & Equal. However, Crowe does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. For these reasons, Crowe 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.
Crowe requires suppliers to meet ESG criteria in order to facilitate business relationships (1).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Crowe created the ESG Center of Excellence to implement ESG criteria in all the units of the firm (1). Crowe partnered with the Manufacturers Alliance to host the “The ESGs of Manufacturing” and partnered with Sustain.Life to set ESG goals (2). Crowe advocates for LGBTQ causes through its LGBTQ events including the BeLonG workshop (3)(4). Crowe CEO Mark Baer is a signatory of the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge (5).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Crowe is a copper sponsor of Out & Equal (1).Otherwise, there are no publicly known cases of Crowe using its corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies
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September 26, 2023
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