Corprate Bias Ratings
Harley-Davidson vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not protect its employees against viewpoint discrimination. However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or belief but signed an open letter in support of the Equality Act. Harley-Davidson covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care" for its employees and their children. The company's CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge and regularly supports LGBTQ and BLM ideologies. Harley-Davidson is a Platinum Founding Member of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce and has sponsored the Ride with Pride Motorcycle Run. However, the company does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving and has not used its political contributions for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Harley-Davidson 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.
Harley-Davidson received a score of 80 on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index. Among other commitments, the company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies (1)(2). The company has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on political views or religious beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Harley-Davidson Foundation does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Harley-Davidson’s CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, which includes a commitment to promote DEI through bias education training in the workplace (1). The company signed an open letter in support of the Equality Act and the HRC’s Business Statement on Anti-LGBTQ State Legislation (2)(3). The company has used its social media to promote LGBTQ ideologies and sympathized with the BLM movement (4)(5). The company had “approximately 70 leaders” participate in a DE&I training hosted by White Men as Full Diversity Partners (6).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Harley-Davidson’s HRC CEI profile indicates the company covers the cost of “medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children (1)(2). The company is a Platinum Founding Member of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce and has sponsored the Ride with Pride Motorcycle Run (3)(4).
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October 11, 2023
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