Corprate Bias Ratings
Edwards Lifesciences does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees but has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. The company discriminates against some religious organizations in its charitable giving. Edwards Lifesciences signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge and uses its reputation and corporate funds to promote LGBTQ issues. However, it has not used its political contributions for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Edwards Lifesciences 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.
Edwards Lifesciences has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on views or beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Edwards Lifesciences “require[s] each grantee to certify that it does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of applicable law”, thereby excluding some religious charities (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Edwards Lifesciences’ 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 publicly celebrates Pride Month and the LGBTQIA+ community on its social media (2). Edwards Lifesciences is committed to carbon neutrality by 2030 (3).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
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September 29, 2023
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