Discord has not terminated business relationships due to religious or political beliefs. The company does not have viewpoint protection for its employees. However, it has used its corporate funds to support ideological advocacy groups while encouraging left-wing activism on its program. Discord uses the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) Hate List to vet charities that can receive donations. For these reasons, Discord 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.
There are no publicly known cases of Discord terminating business relationships due to religious or political beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Discord uses the SPLC’s Hate List to vet eligible charities (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
In June 2020, Discord began to use its in-product screens and its blog to raise awareness about anti-racist causes and to encourage its users to take action. It also committed to supporting/developing resources for users who engage in left-wing activism on a number of levels. It also committed to diversifying its leadership team and to hiring a Head of Diversity and Inclusion (1). Discord signed an open letter opposing legislation deemed anti-LGBTQ (2).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Discord does not operate a PAC.
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March 21, 2023
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