Corprate Bias Ratings
Equity Residential, a real estate investment trust, 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. Its CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, which includes a commitment to promote DEI through bias education training in the workplace. Equity Residential participates in LGBTQ education and awareness events and released gender transition guidelines for its employees. For these reasons, Equity Residential 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.
Equity Residential has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. Its Anti-Discrimination policy requires vendors to include sexual orientation in their nondiscrimination policy (1). However, it has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on views or beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Equity Residential does not publish charitable giving guidelines at this time (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Equity Residential’s CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, which includes a commitment to promote DEI through bias education training in the workplace (1). The company hosted inclusive conversations, virtual presentations from LGBTQ+ leaders, and Pride Walks to celebrate Pride Month. Equity Residential released Gender Transition Guidelines for transgender and nonconforming employees (2).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
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November 17, 2023
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