Washington, D.C., Washington D.C.
Pharmaceuticals Biotechnology and Life Sciences

Corporate Bias Rating

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Risk Level:

Rating - Caution
Medium Risk


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 transgender-related medical costs for its employees and their children. Danaher forces employees to undergo multiple ideological trainings, and is a Silver sponsor 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.

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Board Bias

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CEO of Danaher

Rainer M. Blair

Rainer M. Blair


Headquartered in Washington, D.C., Washington D.C., Danaher is a member of the Fortune 250 operating in the Pharmaceuticals Biotechnology and Life Sciences industry. Rainer M. Blair and Mitchell P. Rales, Steven M. Rales serve as CEO/President and Chairman, respectively, leading the company’s C-suite executive team and the board of directors. Amongst these teams, the collective leadership is responsible for $4,600 to Republican causes and $84,550 to Democratic causes. Under their tenure, Danaher currently holds a 'Medium Risk' risk rating.

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Shareholder Proposals

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ESG Category
Summary of ResolutionMgmt RecTotal Vote % in Favor
5/7/24GovernanceJohn CheveddenSpecial Shareholder Meeting ImprovementAgainstN/A
5/7/24SocialAs You SowReport on the Company's DEI effortsAgainstN/A
5/7/24GovernanceJohn CheveddenSpecial Shareholder Meeting ImprovementAgainstN/A
5/7/24SocialAs You SowReport on Company's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion EffortsAgainstN/A
5/9/23GovernanceJohn CheveddenRequire Two Seperate People Hold the Offices of Chairman and CEOAgainst38.30%
5/9/23EnvironmentalAs You SowGreater Disclosure of Material Corporate DiversityAgainst16.10%
5/10/22GovernanceN/A - UndisclosedSpecial Meetings - Reduce Ownership Req. to 10%Against43.13%
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