Corprate Bias Ratings
Lamb Weston, which is a food processing company, vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies. However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs but does not protect its employees against viewpoint discrimination. Lamb Weston's CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge and supports ESG within its business practices. The company hosts DE&I trainings for its employees but has not used corporate funds to advance ideological purposes. Lamb Weston does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. For these reasons, Lamb Weston 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.
Lamb Weston has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. Its Code of Conduct applies to all suppliers and includes a commitment to not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation (1). The company has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on political views or religious beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Lamb Weston does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. The company focuses on funding “organizations that fight hunger at a national and regional level, while also supporting local causes through employee giving programs.” (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Lamb Weston’s CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, which includes a commitment to promote DEI through bias education training in the workplace (1). The company provides DE&I training to its employees, including unconscious bias trainings and supports ESG within its business practices (2). The company stated, “We’ve looked critically at our processes and ways of working to truly integrate ESG into our strategy and operations, ensuring critical business decisions are made with our ESG goals in mind.” (3).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Lamb Weston has not used corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies (1).
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September 26, 2023
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