Corprate Bias Ratings
Indeed has denied business to a religious nonprofit, despite allowing other religious nonprofits on the platform, due to differences in belief. Indeed also canceled its advertising relationship with Tucker Carlson over his stance on illegal immigration. The company vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination. The company covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care" for its employees and their children. Indeed has used corporate funds to cover employees' abortion-related travel expenses. Indeed promotes the proliferation of ESG. For these reasons, Indeed 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.
Indeed denied service to Answers in Genesis, a faith-based nonprofit, due to religious requirements the nonprofit stated for its potential employees (1). Answers in Genesis found that Indeed allowed multiple other companies and organizations, including Planned Parenthood and other religious organizations, to remain on the platform despite requiring a specific religious or political commitment. Indeed received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) (2). Among other requirements, this means the company has pledged to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. In 2018, Indeed pulled all advertising from Tucker Carlson’s time block on Fox News due to his opinions on immigration (3).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Indeed has a gift-matching program for employee donations, but these guidelines are not publicly available (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Indeed has a perfect score on the HRC’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index. This score indicates the company covers the cost of “medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children (1)(2). The company explicitly incorporates ESG criteria into its business model (3)(4). This includes “diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB+)” initiatives with external partners designed to influence employees’ opinions in a specific direction (5).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
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November 28, 2023
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