Instacart ended its financial relationship with the Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) amidst political controversy. Instacart has used corporate dollars to support Color of Change and pro-abortion organizations. Instacart has opposed state election security bills and hosts unconscious bias trainings for all employees. Instacart does not have viewpoint protections for its employees. For these reasons, Instacart 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.
Instacart terminated its donations to RAGA after the organization’s fundraising arm produced politically controversial robocalls after the 2020 election (1)(2). Instacart received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). Among other requirements, this means the company has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies (3).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Instacart does not publicly disclose its employee gift-matching guidelines.
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Instacart does not protect employees from viewpoint discrimination (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.
Instacart has used corporate funds to support partisan organizations such as Color of Change and EMILY’s List, an organization that pushes for the election of pro-abortion women to Congress (1).
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Instacart has used its PAC funds to support partisan groups such as Color of Change and EMILY’s List (1).
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March 24, 2023
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