Impossible Foods has not terminated business relationships due to ideological beliefs, though it vets suppliers according to LGBTQ policies. The company does not have viewpoint protection for its employees. Among various examples of corporate activism, Impossible Foods supports the Equality Act and provides coverage for abortion travel. For these reasons, Impossible Foods 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.
Impossible Foods received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) (1). Among other requirements, this means the company has pledged to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. Impossible Foods has not publicly terminated business relationships due to political or religious differences.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Impossible Foods donates its food product to various charitable organizations, and there is no written rule prohibiting donations to religious organizations (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Impossible Foods does not protect employees from political viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Impossible Foods is a member of the Business Coalition for the Equality Act (1). Impossible Foods is also a vocal advocate of Pride Month and its related ideologies and linked the HRC, Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, and Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network as resources on its Pride page (2)(3). The company has endorsed the Black Lives Matter organization (4).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Impossible Foods maintains “partnerships” (i.e. direct grantmaking of food products) with Colin Kaepernick’s Know Your Rights Camp and Black Lives Matter (1)(2)(3). After the Supreme Court decided to overturn Roe v. Wade, Impossible Foods announced that it would expand its medical benefits to cover travel, lodging, food, and childcare expenses for employees traveling between states for abortions (4).
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Impossible Foods does not have a PAC.
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March 24, 2023
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