Elanco has not terminated business relationships for any reason. However, the company has signed letters opposing the Florida Parental Rights in Education Act and supports transgender participation in women's and girls' sports. Elanco has not used any corporate dollars to fund ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression, however. It does not discriminate against religious charities either. For these reasons, Elanco receives a "Lower 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 Elanco terminating business relationships due to religious or political beliefs. In the company’s Business Partner Code of Conduct, Elanco states that suppliers should “adhere to fair employment practices and value the diversity of thought, backgrounds, experiences, skills and perspectives…We do not tolerate inappropriate conduct such as discrimination, harassment or retaliation” (1).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Elanco restricts its charitable giving to nonprofits supporting the environment, animal health, and food security. It does not actively discriminate against faith-based 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.
Elanco has also supported a letter from the Human Rights Campaign condemning “anti-LGBTQ+” legislation, such as bills preventing transgender athletes from participating in women’s and girls’ sports (1). Elanco has opposed the Florida Parental Rights in Education Act, which prohibits teaching gender identity and sexual orientation in schools to kids in K-3rd grade (2). Elanco has signed the OneTen pledge, indicating that the company emphasizes race in hiring (3)(4).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
There are no publicly known cases of Elanco using corporate dollars to support ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression (1).
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March 28, 2023
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