Korn Ferry, a management consulting and executive search company, headquartered in Los Angeles, California, supports ESG, LGBTQ, DEI, BLM, HRC and other ideological causes and organizations. Korn Ferry does not protect employees from viewpoint discrimination. The company has pledged to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. Korn Ferry implements and advocates for ESG criteria. However, the company has not publicly terminated business ties due to political or religious differences. For these reasons, Korn Ferry 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.
Korn Ferry 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 and advocate for LGBTQ communities and policies. There are no publicly known cases of Korn Ferrry terminating 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.
The Korn Ferry Foundation states that its mission is to “provide direct relief to those affected by a natural disaster, fund scholarships, and programs, and make grants to charitable organizations working to enhance our communities” (1). The Korn Ferry Foundation will donate to religious organizations (2).
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.
Korn Ferry integrates ESG into all of its business practices as depicted in its ESG Report, Sustainability Maturity Diagnostic, and its commitment to a 2025 Emissions Reduction Target (1)(2). Korn Ferry advocates for LGBTQ policy through its celebration of Pride Month, surveying LGBTQ employees regarding microaggressions and developing a conscious inclusion program(3)(4)(5). Korn Ferry has advocated for the Black Lives Matter movement through its “Talk Isn’t Enough” and allyship blog posts (6)(7)(8).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Korn Ferry donates to LGBTQ organizations including The Trevor Project, Trans Lifeline, and Out & Equal (1).
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Korn Ferry does not operate a PAC at this time (1).
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March 23, 2023
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