Corprate Bias Ratings
F5 Networks Inc, does not provide viewpoint protections for employees, though the company has not terminated business relationships due to ideological differences. The company implements ESG practices into all aspects of its company. F5 uses its corporate reputation and funds to advance ideological causes, including tying executive bonuses to DEI initiatives, partnering with the Human Rights Campaign, and signing onto the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge. For these reasons, F5 Networks Inc. 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.
F5 Networks Inc. has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on views or beliefs. F5 Networks Inc. integrates ESG into all of its business practices (2).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
F5 Network’s charitable giving guidelines are not publicly available (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
F5, Inc. has signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge (1). Scot Rogers, Executive Vice President and General Counsel at F5, published an article in support of the Human Rights Campaign and advocated for financial support to be given to the Transgender Law Center, the Southern Poverty Law Center, and the Human Rights Campaign (2). Not only does F5 offer unconscious bias training, but it also offers BeF5 Inclusion Coaching for all employees (3). F5’s entire executive team and multiple board members signed onto a Diversity, Inclusion, and Equality pledge (4). In 2022, the company created an Allyship Reading Library, where it had 4 Learning Days for employees to read books to expand its DEI initiatives (5). F5 is now using data to create “gender-inclusive recruitment language” in its hiring process (6). The company also launched an employee inclusion survey, regarding the inclusion and implementation of self-identification options (7).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
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July 11, 2023
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