John Hancock Financial
John Hancock Financial has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious or political beliefs. However, John Hancock does not provide political viewpoint protections. While it has not used corporate dollars to support ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression, it has supported the Equality Act and opposed a North Carolina bill requiring people to use public restrooms according to their biological sex. For these reasons, John Hancock Financial receives a "Lower 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.
John Hancock Financial has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious or political beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
John Hancock Financial does not prohibit donations to faith-based charities, although it will not permit donations to groups whose programs “predominantly pursue a religion or sect” (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
John Hancock follows the Code of Conduct published by its parent company, Manulife. Manulife does not protect employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
John Hancock Financial supports the Equality Act (1). John Hancock has signed the Human Rights Campaign’s Business Statement on Anti-LGBTQ State Legislation and an amicus brief opposing North Carolina’s state bill requiring individuals to use public bathrooms that correspond to biological sex (2)(3).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
John Hancock Financial has not used corporate dollars to support ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression (1).
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
The John Hancock Life Insurance PAC operates in a bipartisan manner in accordance with business interests (1).
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March 23, 2023
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