Corprate Bias Ratings
JCPenney which is an American retail company, has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs, despite its pledge to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. JCPenney openly opposes various state laws designed to protect girls' sports, among other things. JCPenney does not protect its employees from viewpoint discrimination, signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, and promotes its "Pride Shop." JCPenney covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children and has made financial contributions to The Point and The Trevor Project. For these reasons, JCPenney 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.
JCPenney received a 90 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 (1). JCPenney has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on views or beliefs.
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.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
JCPenney donated $400,000 to ideological organizations including The Point Foundation, an LGBTQ organization (1). JCPenny partners with and has made financial contributions to The Trevor Project (2). JCPenny’s HRC CEI profile indicates the company covers the cost of “medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children (3)(4).
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September 11, 2023
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