Corprate Bias Ratings
Digital Realty vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not protect its employees against viewpoint discrimination. However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs and does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. Digital Realty's CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge and requires all employees complete harassment training. However, the company has not used corporate funds or lobbied for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Digital Realty 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.
Digital Realty has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. Its Code of Conduct applies to all suppliers and includes a commitment to not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation (1). The company has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on political views or religious beliefs.
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.
Digital Realty’s CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, which includes a commitment to promote DEI through bias education training in the workplace (1). The company is a member of the Business Ambition for 1.5°C Campaign, which aims to mainstream corporate climate action (4)(5). Digital Realty requires all employees complete harassment training and offers unconscious bias training for all its employees (6)(7). The company incorporates ESG into all of its business practices, including vendor policies that require LGBTQ+ policies and ESG compliance for consideration (8).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Digital Realty has not used corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies (1).
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October 3, 2023
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|Date||ESG Category||Proponent||Summary of Resolution||Mgmt Rec||Total Vote % in Favor|
|6/8/23||Social||NorthStar Asset Management||Report on Racism at Company||Against||12.70%|