First Interstate Bank
Corprate Bias Ratings
First Interstate BancSystem, doing business as First Interstate Bank, has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. The company does not protect its employees against viewpoint discrimination and requires organizations abide by its charitable giving nondiscrimination policies. First Interstate Banks CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge and committed to implementing unconscious bias training. The company has funded multiple LGBTQ and ideological organizations. For these reasons, First Interstate Bank 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.
First Interstate Bank 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.
First Interstate Bank’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.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
First Interstate Bank donates to the Black Hills Center for Equality, which advocates for pro-abortion legislation and gender-related operations and medical treatment for youth (1)(2). The bank has stated that 57% of its corporate donations go to LGBTQ-related organizations, including the Pride Foundation (3).
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September 22, 2023
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