Krispy Kreme, a doughnut company and coffeehouse chain, has not canceled customers or vendors due to views or beliefs. The company does not use its corporate funds to advance organizations hostile to freedom of expression. For these reasons, Krispy Kreme 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.
Krispy Kreme has not publicly terminated business relationships due to political or religious differences.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Krispy Kreme will donate to religious organizations if “proceeds are being used to support faith-based activities or church-related organizations (e.g., youth group; missions; benevolent programs; building fund; congregational support)” (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.
Krispy Kreme supports LGBTQ pride through its rainbow Pride donuts (1). It has not supported other ideological causes, policies, or organizations.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Krispy Kreme does not use its corporate funds to advance ideological organizations hostile to freedom of expression (1).
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Krispy Kreme does not have a PAC (1).
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March 23, 2023
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