The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, commonly known as Freddie Mac, is a publicly traded, government-sponsored enterprise. Freddie Mac has not used its position to support or advance ideological causes and does not seem to discriminate against religious organizations. Although it claims to vet vendors for their pro-LGBTQ policies, Freddie Mac has not publicly terminated any business relationships due to viewpoint disagreements. For these reasons, Freddie Mac 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.
Freddie Mac has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious beliefs or political views. The company received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this means Freddie Mac has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies (1).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Freddie Mac has an employee gift-matching program but does not disclose its guidelines (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Freddie Mac does not protect its employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Freddie Mac regularly hosts various Pride Month events through its employee resource groups (1). It has not, however, used its reputation to advocate for ideological causes.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Freddie Mac does not weaponize corporate funds to advance ideological causes or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Freddie Mac’s PAC has been defunct since 2012.
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March 23, 2023
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