Corprate Bias Ratings
DLA Piper, a global law firm, vets vendors for LGBTQ policies and does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees. However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. DLA Piper covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children. The company provided unconscious bias training to its partners integrates ESG into all of its business practices. The firm is a member of Out Leadership and Lawyers for LGBT+ and Allies Network. The company has dedicated some pro bono services to LGBTQ issues and supported the Center for Reproductive Rights, which advocates for legalizing abortion. However, it does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving and has not lobbied for ideological purposes. For these reasons, DLA Piper 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.
DLA Piper received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index. Among other requirements, this means the company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies (1)(2). The firm supports ESG within its business practices. It is “fully integrating S&ESG due diligence processes throughout the entire procurement management lifecycle” (3). DLA Piper prioritizes diversity in its hiring, promotion, and leadership composition (4). However, DLA Piper has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious beliefs or political views.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
DLA Piper does not publish charitable giving guidelines (1).
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.
DLA Piper 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). DLA Piper is a member of Out Leadership, and Lawyers for LGBT+ and Allies Network (3)(4). The company has dedicated some pro bono services to LGBTQ issues and supported the Center for Reproductive Rights which advocates for legal abortions (5)(6).
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November 28, 2023
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