Hewlett-Packard (HP) has not terminated business relationships based on viewpoint disagreements, but it does vet vendors for LGBTQ protections. Moreover, HP enables employees to give to Planned Parenthood but will not match their donations to churches or faith-based organizations. HP advocates for LGBTQ ideology but does not protect against viewpoint discrimination at its company. HP funds children's drag shows and pays for employee travel to get an abortion. For these reasons, HP receives a "High 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.
HP has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious beliefs or political views. The company received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this means HP has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies (1).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
HP will only donate to groups whose “primary mission is non-sectarian, non-religious, non-denominational, nondiscriminatory, and non-political” and not to groups that are “churches, houses of worship, religious or sectarian programs for religious purposes, or religious training programs” (1). Meanwhile, HP has matched employee donations to ideological groups, such as Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union, through its foundation (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
HP does not protect its employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
HP has signed open letters supporting the Equality Act and opposing protections of women’s and girls’ sports (1)(2). HP also denounced state legislative efforts to increase election security in their states (3). HP signed an open letter opposing a Florida bill that would prevent teaching gender identity and sexual orientation in schools to kids in K-3rd grade (4).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
HP has the policy to pay for employee travel out of state to get an abortion (1). HP also funded the Boise Pride event, which featured drag shows with children as young as 11 years old included (2). HP is a Platinum sponsor of Out and Equal (3). HP pledged over $100 million to the Black Lives Matter movement and related causes (3)(4).
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March 29, 2023
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