Kohl’s

Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
Retailing

Corporate Bias Rating

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Risk Level:

Rating - Danger
High Risk

Summary:

Kohl's, a department store, fired an employee after they opposed a "racial equity" clothing line. By complying with the HRC’s controversial demands, Kohl's 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. Kohl's 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. Kohl's does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees. Kohl's pledged $1 million to BLM and related causes and requires all employees attend unconscious bias training. The company is a copper sponsor of Out & Equal and a corporate partner of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). Kohl's requires unconscious bias training for all its employees and promised to fight racial injustice. The company funds multiple LGBT organizations. For these reasons, Kohl's receives a High Risk rating.

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Board Bias

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CEO of Kohl’s

Tom Kingsbury

Tom Kingsbury

Summary:

Headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, Kohl’s is a member of the Fortune 250 operating in the Retailing industry. Tom Kingsbury and Peter Boneparth serve as CEO/President and Chairman, respectively, leading the company’s C-suite executive team and the board of directors. Amongst these teams, the collective leadership is responsible for $0 to Republican causes and $2,825 to Democratic causes. Under their tenure, Kohl’s currently holds a 'High Risk' risk rating.

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Political Contributions of Leadership:

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$2,825

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