Epsilon Data Management

Texas
Commercial and Professional Services, Software and Services

Corprate Bias Ratings

Risk Level:

Rating - Caution
Medium Risk

Epsilon scored a 50 on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index (CEI). By complying with the HRC’s controversial demands, Epsilon increases the risk of dividing employees, alienating customers and harming shareholders. The company covers transgender-related medical costs for its employees and their children. Epsilon is a bronze partner of PFLAG. However, it has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs and does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. For these reasons, Epsilon receives a Medium Risk rating.

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Corporate Weaponization
Criteria

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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Rationale

Epsilon 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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Rationale

Epsilon does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving (1).

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

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Rationale

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

Corporate Governance and Public Policy
Criteria

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

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Epsilon has not supported ideological causes or policies (1).

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

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HRC 2023 CEI rating indicates the company covers transgender related costs for its employees and their children, including paid short-term leave, puberty blockers, cross-sex hormones, chest surgeries, genital surgeries, medical visits and lab monitoring, travel and lodging. Additionally, the company has pledged philanthropic support of at least one organization or event that promotes sex and gender ideology (1)(2). By allowing a political stakeholder group to dictate operations, the company increases health care costs and risks dividing employees, alienating customers and harming shareholders. The company is a bronze partner of PFLAG, an LGBTQ+ activist group that promotes books for children with sexually explicit and gender fluid content and advocates against laws that inform parents of their child’s gender dysphoria or prevent unapproved transgender medical treatments for minors (3)(4)(5).

Criteria

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

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N/A
Rationale

Epsilon does not operate a PAC or engage in lobbying at this time (1)(2)(3).

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February 22, 2024

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