Corprate Bias Ratings
Evolent Health has not publicly terminated business relationships due to views or beliefs. However, the company has pledged to vet vendors for LGBTQ+ policies and does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees. Evolent Health has supported the Equality Act, and CEO Seth Blackley has signed the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge. The company denounced the impact of the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and pledged to fund employees' out-of-state abortion-related travel expenses. For these reasons, Evolent Health 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.
Evolent Health received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this indicates the company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies (1). However, Evolent Health has not publicly terminated business relationships due to views or beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Evolent Health does not have a written rule discriminating against religious organizations in its charitable giving (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Evolent CEO Seth Blackley signed the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge, and the company is a member of the Business Coalition for the Equality Act (1)(2). Blackley also sent out and later published a company-wide email after the overturning of Roe v. Wade, criticizing the decision (3). Evolent Health has also held company-wide unconscious bias training (4). Evolent requires its suppliers to hire diverse businesses (5).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Evolent Health will fund abortion-related out-of-state travel expenses for its employees (1).
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August 9, 2023
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