Grant Thornton LLP
Grant Thornton has not terminated business relationships due to religious or political beliefs, though it vets suppliers according to their LGBTQ policies. Grant Thornton does not have viewpoint protection for its employees. The company supports the Equality Act and requires "unconscious bias" trainings for employees. Grant Thornton also funds the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). For these reasons, Grant Thornton 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.
Grant Thornton received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this means the company 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.
Grant Thornton charitable giving guidelines vary widely per each individual office.
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Grant Thornton does not protect employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Grant Thornton advocates for the Equality Act (1). Its CEO has signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge (2). Grant Thornton is making its existing “unconscious bias training” mandatory and continues to incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion sessions into company-wide conferences and onboarding programs for new hires (3).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Grant Thornton contributes to the Equality PAC (1).
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January 3, 2023
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