Markel has not terminated business relationships due to religious or political beliefs, though it does not protect employees from viewpoint discrimination. Markel has funded multiple ideological advocacy groups and has sponsored a local Pride parade. For these reasons, Markel 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.
There are no publicly known cases of Markel terminating business relationships due to religious or political beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Markel does not protect employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Markel sponsored the 2022 Heartland Pride Festival (1).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Markel Corporation matched gifts to the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation and the National Urban League as part of an initiative to “increase racial equity” (1).
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Markel does not have an active PAC.
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December 22, 2022
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