Corprate Bias Ratings
Egon Zehnder specializes in executive recruiting. The company vets vendors for LGBTQ policies to conduct business, promotes ESG in all of its practices and to its clients, and embraces diversity initiatives with an equity focus in all of its business. Egon Zehnder does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination, though the company 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. However, it does not use corporate dollars for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Egon Zehnder 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 Egon Zehnder terminating business relationships due to views or beliefs. Egon Zehnder received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). Among other requirements, this indicates that Egon Zehnder vets suppliers according to their LGBTQ policies (1).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Egon Zehnder has not published its charitable giving policy (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Egon Zehnder partners with Out Leadership an LGBTQ business network (1). Egon Zehnder created Coming Out Together, an LGBTQ group, and an LGBTQ Inclusion and Diversity Corporate Responsiblity Statement (2)(3)(4). Egon Zehnder also has DEI Consultants and various DEI partners (5)(6). Egon Zehnder integrates ESG into all of its business practices and promotes ESG practices at companies it consults for through its Sustainable Practice Groups (7)(8).
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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