Corprate Bias Ratings
Focus Financial, a wealth management firm, vets vendors for LGBTQ policies. However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. Focus Financial integrates ESG into all of its business practices. However, it protects its employees against view point discrimination and does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. The company has not used its reputation or corporate funds for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Focus Financial receives a Lower 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.
Focus Financial has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. Its Vendor Code of Conduct requires vendors to include sexual orientation and gender identity in its nondiscrimination policy (1). The company integrates ESG into all of its business practices. From its ESG Report: “In the past year, Focus Financial Partners Inc. (“Focus”)1 and its subsidiaries, including its partner firms, have continued their commitment to integrating environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) considerations into our business” (2). However, Focus Financial 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.
Focus Financial does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving (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.
Focus Financial has not used corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies (1).
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November 21, 2023
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