Emergent Biosolutions Inc.

Maryland
Pharmaceuticals Biotechnology and Life Sciences

Corprate Bias Ratings

Risk Level:

Rating - Clear
Lower Risk

Emergent Biosolutions Inc, a biopharmaceutical company, vets vendors for LGBTQ policies and does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees. However, it has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. Emergent Biosolutions is a member of the Diversity Alliance for Science. However, it does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving and has not used its corporate funds or lobbying for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Emergent Biosolutions Inc. receives a Lower Risk rating.

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Corporate Weaponization
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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.

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Emergent Biosolutions has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. Its Terms and Conditions of Purchase require Buyers to include sexual orientation and gender identity in their nondiscrimination policy (1). However, it has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on political views or religious beliefs.

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Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.

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Emergent Biosolutions does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. However, it will only give to religious organizations that provide non-sectarian services. The religious¬†organizations need to be “broadly promoted, available to anyone and free from religious orientation” (1).

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Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.

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Emergent Biosolutions does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees (1).

Corporate Governance and Public Policy
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Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.

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Emergent Biosolutions is a member of the Diversity Alliance for Science, an organization focused on advancing equity and inclusion in the life science/healthcare global supply chain (1)(2). The company has also advocated for LGBT causes on its corporate social media accounts (3)(4).

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Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.

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Emergent Biosolutions has not used corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies (1).

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Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.

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Emergent Biosolutions does not report on its PAC contributions and has not lobbied for ideological purposes (1)(2).

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November 22, 2023

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