Corprate Bias Ratings
By complying with Human Rights Campaign's controversial demands, Foley Hoag increases the risk of dividing employees, alienating customers and harming shareholders. The company covers transgender-related medical costs for its employees and their children and provides specific sexual orientation and gender identity-based benefits. It also uses sex and gender ideology criteria in employee recruitment, vendor selection, marketing, and philanthropic support. Foley Hoag forces employees to undergo multiple ideological trainings and uses its reputation, corporate funds, and political influence to support controversial sex and gender ideologies, organizations, and legislation. The company provides a benefits package for employees which covers travel/lodging costs for an abortion. Foley Hoag offers unconscious bias training for its employees and is part of the Net Zero Lawyers Alliance. The company is Mansfield Certified, indicating its support of DEI in its recruitment, hiring, promotions, and leadership composition. For these reasons, Foley Hoag 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.
Foley Hoag received a score of 100 on the 2023 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), a political stakeholder group. The company recruits’ employees based on sexual identity issues. The company discriminates against vendors that do not promote divisive sex and gender policies, indicating it prioritizes sexual issues over merit (1)(2). Foley Hoag is Mansfield Certified, indicating its support of DEI in its recruitment, hiring, promotions, and leadership composition (3)(4). However, Foley Hoag has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious beliefs or political views.
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.
Foley Hoag supports abortion and “advised the Global Justice Center in leading an initiative of a coalition of more than 190 organizations and individuals … that jointly sent a submission to United Nations Special Rapporteurs in response to the United States Supreme Court decision that repealed the constitutional right to abortion” (1). The company offers unconscious bias training for all its employees (2). Foley Hoag‘s HRC 2023 CEI rating indicates the company agrees to allow a controversial stakeholder group focused on sexual identity issues to dictate marketing or advertising strategy (3)(4). By doing so, the company risks dividing employees, alienating customers and harming shareholders. Foley Hoag is part of the Net Zero Lawyers Alliance, committed to net zero carbon emissions by 2050 (5)(6).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Foley Hoag provides a benefits package for employees which covers travel/lodging costs for an abortion (1). The company’s HRC 2023 CEI rating indicates the company covers transgender related costs for its employees and their children, including paid short-term leave, puberty blockers, cross-sex hormones, chest surgeries, genital surgeries, medical visits and lab monitoring, travel and lodging. Additionally, the company has pledged philanthropic support of at least one organization or event that promotes sex and gender ideology (2)(3). By allowing a political stakeholder group to dictate operations, the company increases health care costs and risks dividing employees, alienating customers and harming shareholders.
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February 12, 2024
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