International Game Technology
Corprate Bias Ratings
International Game Technology (IGT) vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not protect its employees against viewpoint discrimination. However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs but requires suppliers abide by its environmental laws. IGT covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children and has sponsored LGBTQ events. The company's CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge and supports the Equality Act. The company discriminates against some religious organizations in its charitable giving and is committed to carbon neutrality by 2050. For these reasons, International Game Technology 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.
IGT received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index. Among other requirements, this means the company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies (1)(2). However, IGT has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on political views or religious beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
IGT’s charitable giving guidelines require that organizations abide by its nondiscrimination policy, including on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, thereby excluding some religious charities (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
IGT’s CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, which includes a commitment to promote DEI through bias education training in the workplace (1). The company supports the United Nations SDGs, which include a commitment to net zero carbon emissions by 2050 (2). IGT signed an open letter in support of the Equality Act (3).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
IGT 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 sponsored the First Annual Empowerment Breakfast hosted by the TGI (transgender, gender diverse, and intersex) Network of Rhode Island and the Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada (3).
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October 24, 2023
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