Macmillan Learning

Bedford, Freeman & Worth Publishers
New York
Educational Resources

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High Risk


Macmillan Learning scored a 100 2023-2024 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), a political stakeholder group. By complying with the HRC’s controversial demands, Macmillan Learning, which is a publishing company, increases the risk of dividing employees, alienating customers and harming shareholders. The company provides a benefits package for employees which covers transgender medical procedures for covered employees and dependents, including children. It also uses sex and gender ideology criteria in employee recruitment, vendor selection, marketing, and philanthropic support. Macmillan Learning forces employees to undergo multiple ideological trainings and uses its reputation, corporate funds, and political influence to support controversial sex and gender ideologies, organizations, and legislation. Macmillan Learning has published educational materials that violated state law for containing ideological content in the state of Florida. Macmillan Learning does not protect its employees from viewpoint discrimination and has a DEI learning program. Macmillan Learning publicly celebrates Pride Month, the BLM movement and advocates for the LGBTQIA+ community on its website. For these reasons, Macmillan Learning receives a High Risk rating.

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