Lenovo has not terminated business relationships due to religious or political beliefs, though it does vet suppliers according to LGBTQ policies. It has not used its corporate reputation for ideological purposes. Lenovo claims to have increased its "Employee Bias and Awareness" programs, but there are no public reports of required attendance. For these reasons, Lenovo 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.
Lenovo received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this means the company has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies (1). Lenovo has not terminated business relationships due to ideological beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Lenovo limits its charitable giving to STEM education and disaster relief (1). However, it does publish a rule prohibiting donations to faith-based organizations that strictly engage in proselyting, though this rule implies that the company will.
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Lenovo does not protect employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
There are no publicly known instances of Lenovo using its corporate reputation to promote ideological agendas.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
In June 2020, Lenovo committed $1 million to “Increasing Employee Bias Training and Awareness” and “Funding organizations working to end systemic racism“ (1). It is unclear which companies received donations.
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Lenovo does not have an active PAC.
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March 24, 2023
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