Corprate Bias Ratings
Kelly Services Inc. which is a workforce management solutions company, has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs, despite its pledge to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies. Kelly Services integrates ESG into all of its business practices and does not protect its employees from viewpoint discrimination. Kelly Services signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, signed the UN Global Impact, and was recognized in the "Silver" category for its ESG practices. Kelly Services promotes its LGBTQ affinity group, joined an LGBTQ civil rights initiative, and engaged with the NGLCC to identify LGBTQ staffing companies. Kelly Services hosted a Carbon Neutral event and partnered with ESG vendors. Kelly Services covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care" for its employees and their children. For these reasons, Kelly Services 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.
Kelly Services Inc. received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign (1). Among other requirements, this means the company has pledged to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. Kelly Services requires that its suppliers adhere to its ESG goals in its Supplier Code of Conduct, including its scope 3 emissions goals (2)(3). Kelly Services 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.
Kelly Services signed the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge (1). It signed onto the UN Global Compact, implemented the Absolute Zero Program, and held its Supplier Carbon Offset Project (2). Kelly Services was recognized in the “Silver” category by EcoVadis for its ESG practices and has an ESG Advisory Team (3). Kelly Services promotes its LGBTQ affinity group, joined an LGBTQ civil rights initiative, and engaged with the NGLCC to identify LGBTQ staffing companies (4)(5).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Kelly Services uses its corporate funds to advance ESG criteria including hosting its Carbon Neutral Event and partnership with ESG vendors (1). Kelly Services 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 (2)(3).
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December 5, 2023
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