Corprate Bias Ratings
Eversource Energy vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not protect its employees against viewpoint discrimination. However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs but requires organizations abide by its charitable giving nondiscrimination policies. Eversource Energy covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care" for its employees and their children. The company's CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, is involved with CEO Action, and supports the Equality Act. However, Eversource Energy has not used its political contributions for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Eversource Energy 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.
Eversource Energy received a score of 90 on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index. Among other requirements, this means the company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies (1)(2). Eversource Energy has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on political views or religious beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Eversource Energy’s charitable giving guidelines require that organizations abide by its nondiscrimination policy, including on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, thereby excluding some religious charities (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Eversource Energy’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 CEO Action to provide support to its unconscious bias training programs and signed an open letter in support of the Equality Act (2)(3).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
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October 1, 2023
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