Corprate Bias Ratings
Intel vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination, but has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. The company covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care" for its employees and their children. The company funds the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), Black Lives Matter (BLM), and the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Intel signed a letter in support of the Equality Act. However, it does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. For these reasons, Intel 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.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Intel 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 signed open letters in support of the Equality Act and transgender participation in girls’ and women’s sports (3)(4). Intel has also advocated for progressive-led legislation such as the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act (5). The company apologized for asking its suppliers to avoid China’s Xinjiang region, where the Uyghur genocide continues (6). Intel 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 (7). CEO Patrick Gelsinger is a member of the Business Roundtable, but has not supported ideological initiatives (8).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
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June 12, 2023
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|Date||ESG Category||Proponent||Summary of Resolution||Mgmt Rec||Total Vote % in Favor|
|5/11/23||Governance||John Chevedden||Requesting Adoption of an Executive Stock Retention Period Policy and Reporting||Against||26.20%|
|5/11/23||Social||The National Center for Public Policy Research||Third Party Review of Intel’s China Business ESG Congruence||Against||4.30%|
|5/12/22||Governance||John Chevedden||Special Meetings - Reduce Ownership Req. to 10%||Against||32.97%|
|5/12/22||Social||Northstar Asset Management||Report on Third-Party Civil Rights Auduit||Against||16.29%|