Corprate Bias Ratings
Hannaford Supermarkets has pledged to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. Hannaford has not terminated business relationships due to ideological beliefs, though it does not protect employees from viewpoint discrimination. Hannaford will donate to religious charities if the organization is open to all. The company uses its corporate reputation and funds to promote LGBTQ causes. For these reasons, Hannaford Supermarkets 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.
Hannaford Supermarkets has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious beliefs or political views. Hannaford Supermarkets has received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this indicates the company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies (1).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Hannaford Supermarkets does not provide funding or donations to faith-based agencies for religious purposes, but “will consider funding programs offered by faith-based organizations that support all members of the community” (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Hannaford partnered with Community Health Centers, which offers gender-affirming care to LGBTQ individuals (1). The company has sponsored multiple Pride Parades (2)(3). Hannaford pledged to donate $18,000 to a Pride parade and festival but was declined after it would not meet with Migrant Justice (4).
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August 10, 2023
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