Corprate Bias Ratings
Danaher, a global science and technology innovator, vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees However, it 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. Danaher is a corporate partner of the HRC and has pledged $400,000 to the Black Lives Matter movement. However, the company has not used its reputation for ideological purposes and does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. For these reasons, Danaher 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.
Danaher received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index. Among other requirements, this means the company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies (1)(2). However, Danaher has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious beliefs or political views.
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.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Danaher has a perfect score on the HRC’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index. This score indicates the company covers the cost of “medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children (1)(2). The company is a silver partner of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) (3). Danaher also pledged $400,000 to the Black Lives Matter movement and related causes, including the National Urban League (4)(5).
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December 8, 2023
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|Date||ESG Category||Proponent||Summary of Resolution||Mgmt Rec||Total Vote % in Favor|
|5/9/23||Governance||John Chevedden||Require Two Seperate People Hold the Offices of Chairman and CEO||Against||38.30%|
|5/9/23||Environmental||As You Sow||Greater Disclosure of Material Corporate Diversity||Against||16.10%|
|5/10/22||Governance||N/A - Undisclosed||Special Meetings - Reduce Ownership Req. to 10%||Against||43.13%|