Louisiana-Pacific

Tennessee
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Corprate Bias Ratings

Risk Level:

Rating - Caution
Medium Risk

Louisiana-Pacific (LP) vets vendors for their LGBTQ protections and statements on gender identity, but has not publicly terminated business relationships because of viewpoint disagreements. LP does not protect its own employees from viewpoint discrimination. The company implements ESG principles into all aspects of its business and created an ESG Executive Council. LP does not use its corporate funds or PAC to advance ideological causes hostile to freedom of expression. For these reasons, Louisiana-Pacific receives a Medium Risk rating.

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Corporate Weaponization
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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.

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Louisiana-Pacific has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious beliefs or political views. Louisiana-Pacific implements ESG principles into all of its business practices (1). The company created an ESG Priority Assessment to evaluate ESG topics to incorporate into LP Solutions (2). The company also requires suppliers to provide sexual orientation and gender identity nondiscrimination protections (3).

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Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.

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Rationale

Louisiana-Pacific’s charitable giving guidelines state that “no matches can be made to fraternal, religious, or political organizations” (1).

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Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.

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Louisiana-Pacific does not provide its employees with protection against viewpoint discrimination (1).

Corporate Governance and Public Policy
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Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.

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LP created the DEI Pledge for Action to advance its inclusion goals, which include diversity training (1). LP created an ESG Task Force and ESG Executive Council (2).

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Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.

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LP is a Brass sponsor of Out & Equal (1).

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Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.

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LP does not use its PAC for ideological purposes hostile to freedom of expression (1).

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January 24, 2024

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