Interpublic Group of Companies (IPG)

New York
Commercial and Professional Services

Corporate Bias Rating

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High Risk


IPG is part of the Global Alliance for Responsible Media and has refused to do business with gun advocacy groups such as the NRA. IPG scored a 100 on the 2023 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), a political stakeholder group. By complying with the HRC’s controversial demands, Interpublic Group of Companies (IPG) increases the risk of dividing employees, alienating customers and harming shareholders. The company covers transgender-related medical costs for its employees and their children and provides specific sexual orientation and gender identity-based benefits. It also uses sex and gender ideology criteria in employee recruitment, vendor selection, marketing, and philanthropic support. IPG forces employees to undergo multiple ideological trainings and uses its reputation, corporate funds, and political influence to support controversial sex and gender ideologies, organizations, and legislation. The company provides a benefits package for employees which covers travel/lodging costs for an abortion and transgender medical procedures for covered employees and dependents, including children. IPG is a signatory of the Business Roundtable's 2019 Statement on the Purpose of Corporation, which promotes stakeholder capitalism. The company promotes critical race theory and partners with ideological nonprofits to provide "antiracist" resources to parents. IPG is a corporate partner of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) and is a member of the Civic Alliance, which has pushed back against voting integrity measures. The company denounced various states’ legislative efforts to protect election integrity and security. For these reasons, Interpublic Group receives a High Risk rating.

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