Johnson & Johnson
Johnson and Johnson (J&J) does not work with vendors who lack an LGBTQ nondiscrimination policy. J&J does not protect against viewpoint discrimination. The company has also used its corporate and political contributions to advance ideological policies, causes, and groups hostile to freedom of expression. Its leadership has been outspoken on topics such as transgender activism. For these reasons, J&J receives a "High 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.
J&J has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious beliefs or political views. The company received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). Among other requirements, this means J&J has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies (1).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Although J&J does not donate to religious groups via gift matching, the company does not prohibit donations to faith-based groups (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
J&J has signed open letters in support of both the Equality Act and transgender participation in women’s youth sports (1)(2). It also spoke out against the Georgia voting integrity legislation (3). J&J 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 (4).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
J&J has contributed to ideological groups such as the Equality PAC (1).
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March 23, 2023
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