Corprate Bias Ratings
Discover vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination. Discover embraces and implements ESG principles into its business practices, including for vendors. Discover 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 and is a member of the Business Coalition for the Equality Act. Discover specifically matches funds to the ACLU, EJI, and National Urban League. Discover signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge and is a silver sponsor of Out & Equal. The company discriminates against religious organizations in its charitable giving and uses its PAC in an ideological manner. For these reasons, Discover receives a High 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.
Discover discriminates against religious organizations in its charitable giving (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Discover is a member of the Business Coalition for the Equality Act (1). Discover’s CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, which includes a commitment to promote DEI through bias education training in the workplace (2). Discover is committed to implementing and expanding unconscious bias training for its employees (3).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Discover 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). Discover enables matching employee donations to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Equal Justice Initiative (EJI), and the National Urban League (3)(4). Discover also pledged an undisclosed sum of corporate funds to the Black Lives Matter movement and related causes and is a Silver sponsor of Out and Equal (5)(6).
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November 28, 2023
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