Corprate Bias Ratings
LVMH owns multiple luxury goods brands including Louis Vuitton, Dior, Sephora, Tiffany & Co., Fenty, Ole Henrickson, and many more. LVMH vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies, is part of the Global Alliance for Responsible Media, and does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination, though the conglomerate has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. LVMH uses corporate funds to support employees' abortion-related travel and discriminates against faith-based organizations in its charitable giving. For these reasons, LVMH 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.
LVMH is a member of the Global Alliance for Responsible Media, which aims to demonetize advertisements and suppress content that “vilifies” individuals based on sexual orientation and gender identity, discusses “debated social issues in a negative or partisan context” or spreads “hate speech” (1)(2)(3). However, there are no publicly known cases of LVMH 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.
LVMH unilaterally disqualifies all religious organizations and houses of worship from its donation matching program (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
LVMH has not used its corporate reputation to promote ideological agendas. However, executive Nicolas Ghesquiere of LVMH subsidiary Louis Vuitton responded negatively to the company’s business partnership with Donald Trump, publicly tweeting “#TrumpIsAJoke” (1).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
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September 26, 2023
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