Corprate Bias Ratings
Deloitte vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination, 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. The company 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). 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 Glasgow's Net Zero Alliance and is committed to carbon neutrality by 2040. Deloitte is a signatory of the Business Roundtable's 2019 Statement on the Purpose of Corporation, which promotes stakeholder capitalism. However, it does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving and has not used its PAC contributions for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Deloitte 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.
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.
Deloitte’s PGLE membership reflects its commitment to “operationalize” company coverage of transgender surgery and treatment, the vetting of business partners based on LGBTQ+ policies, and the financial support of LGBTQ organizations on a global level (1)(2)(3). The company signed an open letter in support of the Equality Act (4). Deloitte, a member of the Business Roundtable, signed a letter “affirming the right to vote” amidst multiple states signing election security laws (5). Deloitte is a signatory of the Net Zero Financial Service Providers Alliance and a Ceres Network Member, committed to carbon neutrality by 2040 (6)(7)(8). CEO Joe Ucuzoglu is a member of the Business Roundtable and Former CEO Punit Renjen signed its 2019 Statement on the Purpose of Corporation, which promotes stakeholder capitalism over traditional obligations to shareholders and customers (9)(10).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Deloitte 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). Deloitte is a gold partner of the HRC and a founding member of the PGLE (3)(4). The company gives directly to Planned Parenthood (5). Deloitte is a Gold sponsor of Out & Equal and a corporate partner of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (6)(7). Deloitte also pledged over $80 million to the Black Lives Matter movement and related causes (8)(9).
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