Corprate Bias Ratings
Gartner vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination, but has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. The company covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care" for its employees and their children. Gartner has advocated for continued abortion access post-Roe. However, it does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving and has not used its corporate dollars for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Gartner 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.
Gartner received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign (1). Among other requirements, this means the company has pledged to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. However, Gartner has not terminated any business relationships due to religious or political differences.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Gartner has no written rule prohibiting donations to faith-based organizations (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Gartner has a perfect score on the HRC’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index. This score indicates the company covers the cost of “medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children (1)(2). The company Immediately before Roe v. Wade was overturned, Gartner’s HR department undertook a survey to determine how many companies were willing to expand their medical benefits to cover abortion-related travel expenses. Furthermore, the Gartner HR executives claimed to be “encouraging” other companies to ensure employees get “the same level of coverage” after the Court’s decision. However, there is no record of Gartner itself having instituted such a policy since the decision was released (3). Gartner also pushes DEI as a “top of mind” priority for HR departments (4).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Gartner has not funded ideological organizations hostile to freedom of expression (1).
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June 9, 2023
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