Expedia Group (and Vrbo)
Expedia Group canceled its relationship with the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) over its conservative political beliefs. Expedia Group also vets vendors based on LGBTQ policies while not protecting employees from viewpoint discrimination. The company has supported the Equality Act. Expedia and Vrbo have not publicly canceled clients or fired employees due to views. They do not discriminate against certain beliefs. For these reasons, Expedia Group 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.
Expedia Group has not publicly fired employees or canceled contracts due to religious beliefs or political views. The company received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this means Expedia Group has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies (1).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Expedia Group’s gift-matching programs permit donations to various educational institutions, including seminaries. The company permits gift matching to faith-based charities as long as “the group ensures that company contributions do not fund religious activities such as worship or proselytization” (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Expedia does not protect its employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Expedia Group signed an open letter in support of the Equality Act (1).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Expedia Group does not donate to ideological PACs (1).
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March 23, 2023
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