Gartner has not terminated business relationships due to ideological beliefs, though it does vet suppliers according to LGBTQ policies. The company does not have viewpoint protections for its employees. Gartner has not corporately funded ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression, though the company supports and encourages DEI initiatives and abortion funding. 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).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Gartner does not protect employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
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 (1). Gartner also pushes DEI as a “top of mind” priority for HR departments (2).
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).
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Gartner does not operate a PAC or make political contributions (1).
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December 22, 2022
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