Corprate Bias Ratings
Denny's Corporations vets suppliers according to their LGBTQ policies. A Denny's branch in Florida terminated an employee for firing an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission suit over religious headwear in 2015. Denny's does not have viewpoint protections for its employees. The company has advocated for the Equality Act and is a corporate partner of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce. For these reasons, Denny's Corporation 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.
Denny’s Corporation scored a 90 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this means the company has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies (1). In 2015, a man filed a religious discrimination lawsuit against Denny’s, claiming he was terminated due to his religious headwear (2)(3).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Denny’s Corporation describes employees’ charitable giving through “volunteering their time, making charitable contributions, serving food to those in need and helping raise money for local schools, churches, hospitals and athletic teams” (1). The company only makes large corporate donations to charities involved in ending hunger and does not discriminate against religious charities.
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.
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June 9, 2023
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|Date||ESG Category||Proponent||Summary of Resolution||Mgmt Rec||Total Vote % in Favor|
|5/17/23||Social||Benedictine Sisters - Mt. St. Scholastica||Report on Paid Sick Leave Policy||Against||10.30%|