First Republic Bank
Corprate Bias Ratings
First Republic Bank terminated a bank account affiliated with former President Donald Trump. First Republic uses ESG guidelines to "screen" potential clients, and as a result, the bank will not do business with firearm manufacturers and other industries. First Republic Bank does not protect its employees against viewpoint discrimination but does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. The company does not use corporate funds to advance ideological agendas. For these reasons, First Republic receives a High 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 Republic has a separate Supplier Diversity Program, keeping any diversity requirements from interfering with its existing suppliers (1). However, First Republic will not invest in fossil fuel companies, and the bank uses an ESG-based screening process to avoid investment in companies that deal in alcohol, tobacco, firearms, and GMOs (2)(3). First Republic Bank also closed then-President Donald Trump’s checking account, which held $50,000. (4).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
First Republic has not supported ideological causes or policies (1).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
First Republic does not use corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies.
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September 12, 2023
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