Deloitte

New York, New York
Commercial and Professional Services

Corporate Bias Rating

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High Risk

Summary:

Deloitte scored a 100 on the 2023-2024 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), a political stakeholder group. By complying with the HRC’s controversial demands, Deloitte increases the risk of dividing employees, alienating customers and harming shareholders. It also uses sex and gender ideology criteria in employee recruitment, vendor selection, marketing, and philanthropic support. Deloitte forces employees to undergo multiple ideological trainings and uses its reputation, corporate funds, and political influence to support controversial sex and gender ideologies, organizations, and legislation. The company provides a benefits package for employees which covers travel/lodging costs for an abortion and transgender medical procedures for covered employees and dependents, including children. Deloitte prioritizes diversity in its hiring and leadership composition. The company provides unconscious bias training for its employees. Deloitte is a signatory of the Gender & Diversity KPI Alliance, appearing to prioritize diversity over merit in its business structure through the establishment of gender and racial targets for its leadership composition and its support of DEI in its hiring and promotions. The company its Global Deputy Chief Executive Officer signed Catalyst's Champions for Change pledge. Deloitte funds multiple LGBTQ organizations and has used its reputation to support partisan policies and comment on state-level politics. The company is a member of the Ceres Network and the Net Zero Financial Service Providers Alliance, committed to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. Deloitte is a signatory of the Business Roundtable's 2019 Statement on the Purpose of Corporation, which promotes stakeholder capitalism. The company’s CEO, Jason Girzadas, signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, which includes a commitment to promote DEI through bias education training in the workplace. Deloitte pledged over $80 million to BLM and related causes, is a gold partner of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), and a founding member of the Partnership for Global LGBTI Equality (PGLE). For these reasons, Deloitte receives a High Risk rating.

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