Seiko Epson Corporation, doing business as Epson, has not publicly terminated business relationships due to views or beliefs. Epson vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies, while Epson does not have a policy to protect employees from viewpoint discrimination. Epson has integrated ESG into its business practices, including hosting unconscious bias trainings. Epson has not publicly funded ideological groups, but Epson discriminates against religious groups in its charitable giving. For these reasons, Seiko Epson 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.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Epson discriminates against “strictly religious organizations and/or programs” in its charitable giving (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Epson does not have a written policy to protect its employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
There are no publicly known cases of Epson donating to ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Epson does not operate a PAC, though the company lobbies in a bipartisan manner for issues consistent with its business practices (1).
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May 25, 2023
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