Corprate Bias Ratings
Erie Insurance vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination, but has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. The company covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care" for its employees and their children. Erie Insurance discriminates against religious organizations in its charitable giving. However, it has not used its corporate dollars or PAC contributions for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Erie Insurance 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.
Erie Insurance received a score of 90 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign (1). Among other requirements, this means Erie Insurance vets suppliers according to LGBTQ policies.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Erie Insurance will not fund “churches and religious organizations… programs affiliated with faith-based organizations are eligible for funding as long as the programming serves the whole community, regardless of religious affiliation. (Examples include food banks and shelter services)” (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Erie Insurance’s HRC CEI profile indicates the company covers the cost of “medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children (1)(2). The company facilitates “conversations with new employees on the importance of dignity and respect, as well as DEI awareness” during trainings (3).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Erie Insurance has not used corporate dollars to support ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression (1).
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June 9, 2023
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