Corprate Bias Ratings
Mallinckrodt, a pharmaceutical company, vets vendors for LGBTQ policies and does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees. Mallinckrodt covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care" for its employees and their children. The company has donated to the Equality PAC and the LGBTQ Victory Fund, which is a national organization dedicated to electing LGBTQ+ people who can further LGBTQ issues at all levels of government. The company actively sponsors local and national organizations that advocate for LGBTQ issues. Mallinckrodt supported the federal Equality Act, advocated against state legislation designed to protect girls' sports and other similar gender-based issues, and is a corporate partner of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). The company supports ESG within its business practices and discriminates against some religious organizations in its charitable giving. For these reasons, Mallinckrodt receives a High 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.
Mallinckrodt received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index. Among other requirements, this means the company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies (1)(2). Mallinckrodt has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. Its Supplier Code of Conduct requires vendors to include sexual orientation and gender identity in its nondiscrimination policy (3). However, 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.
Mallinckrodt’s charitable giving guidelines require that organizations abide by its nondiscrimination policy, including on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, thereby excluding some religious charities (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Mallinckrodt signed a statement in support of the Equality Act (1). The company regularly supports LGBTQ Pride (2)(3)(4). The company participated in LGBTQ Pride festivals in New Jersey and Missouri and is a vocal opponent of “anti-LGBT” state legislation (5). Mallinckrodt supports ESG within its business practices. It believes ESG “is foundational to creating long-term value for all of [its] stakeholders” (6). The CEO of Mallinckrodt, Mark Trudeau, is a member of the Business Roundtable and signed its 2019 Statement on the Purpose of Corporation, which promotes stakeholder capitalism over traditional obligations to shareholders and customers (7)(8).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Mallinckrodt has a perfect score on the HRC’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index. This score indicates the company covers the cost of “medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children (1)(2). The company was a gold sponsor of Jersey Pride and is an active sponsor of national and local organizations that advocate for LGBTQ equality (3). Mallinckrodt is also a corporate partner of the NGLCC (4).
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