Guardian Life Insurance Company

New York

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High Risk


Guardian Life Insurance Company scored a 100 on the 2023 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), a political stakeholder group. By complying with the HRC’s controversial demands, Guardian Life Insurance Company (Guardian Life), 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. Guardian Life 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 is a Bronze partner of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and a copper sponsor of Out & Equal. Guardian Life supports the Equality Act and has lobbied for the Equality PAC. Its CEO is a signatory of the Business Roundtable's 2019 Statement on the Purpose of Corporation, which promotes stakeholder capitalism. For these reasons, Guardian Life Insurance receives a High Risk rating.

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