Corprate Bias Ratings
L.L.Bean covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care" for its employees and their children. The company will not donate to religious organizations, though it has donated to LGBTQ advocacy groups and racial equity organizations. However, L.L.Bean does provide against viewpoint discrimination for its employees and has not terminated existing business relationships or discriminated against clients. For these reasons, L.L.Bean 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.
There are no publicly known cases of L.L. Bean terminating business relationships due to views or beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
The L.L.Bean charitable giving program does not donate to “political, sectarian, fraternal or religious organizations” (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
L.LBean’s pride campaign, Get Outside with Pride, donates to the EqualityMaine Foundation and OUT There Adventures (1)(2). L.L.Bean donated $120,000 to racial equity organizations in support of Black Lives Matter (3). L.L.Bean’s HRC CEI profile indicates the company covers the cost of “medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children (4)(5).
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September 29, 2023
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