Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co. (GMO)

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High Risk


Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co. scored a 100 on the 2023-2024 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), a political stakeholder group. By complying with the HRC’s controversial demands, Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co. (GMO), 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. GMO 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 supports DEI and LGBTQ Pride within its business practices. GMO is a member of GFANZ and signed the ClimateAction100+ pledge. The company is a signatory to the CFA Institute’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Code, indicating its support of DEI in its recruitment, hiring, onboarding, and promotions. For these reasons, GMO receives a High Risk rating.

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