Green Plains

Nebraska
Pharmaceuticals Biotechnology and Life Sciences

Corprate Bias Ratings

Risk Level:

Rating - Clear
Lower Risk

Green Plains, a leading ag-tech company, vets vendors for LGBTQ policies and does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees. However, it has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. The company prioritizes diversity in its recruitment, hiring, leadership composition, and supply chain. However, it does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving and has not used its corporate funds or lobbying for ideological purpose. For these reasons, Green Plains receives a Lower Risk rating.

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Risk Level
Rationale
Corporate Weaponization
Criteria

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.

Risk Level
Rationale

Green Plains has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. Its Vendor Code of Conduct requires vendors to include sexual orientation and gender identity in their nondiscrimination policy (1). The company prioritizes diversity in its recruitment, hiring, leadership composition, and supply chain (2). However, it has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on views or beliefs.

Criteria

Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.

Risk Level
Rationale

Green Plains does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving guidelines (1)(2).

Criteria

Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.

Risk Level
Rationale

Green Plains does not provide viewpoint protections to its employees (1).

Corporate Governance and Public Policy
Criteria

Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.

Risk Level
Rationale

Green Plains supports DEI within its business practices. It employs a Chief People Officer (1). Otherwise, it has not used its corporate reputation to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies (2).

Criteria

Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.

Risk Level
Rationale

Green Plains does not use corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies (1).

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Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.

Risk Level
Rationale

Green Plains does not report on its PAC donations and has not lobbied for ideological purposes (1)(2).

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November 22, 2023

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