Corprate Bias Ratings
Marsh McLennan, a professional services firm, vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees. However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. Marsh McLennan covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care" for its employees and their children. The company ties executive compensation to ESG metrics and covers employees abortion travel expenses. Marsh McLennan has donated to the Equality PAC and has opposed multiple anti-LGBTQ legislation. The company's CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge and regularly supports LGBTQ Pride. Marsh McLennan hired a Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer and its CEO is a member of the Business Roundtable. The company has pledged support to Black Lives Matter and related causes. Marsh McLennan is a Bronze sponsor of Out and Equal and a corporate partner of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). For these reasons, Marsh McLennan 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.
Marsh McLennan 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). The company ties executive compensation to ESG metrics (3). However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious beliefs or political views.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Marsh McLennan signed an open letter in support of the Equality Act and opposed multiple anti-LGBTQ legislation (1)(2)(3). The company’s CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, which includes a commitment to promote DEI through bias education training in the workplace (4). Marsh McLennan regularly supports LGBTQ Pride and is a member of Out Leadership (5)(6)(7). The company hired a Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer and its CEO is a member of the Business Roundtable, but has not supported ideological initiatives (8)(9).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Marsh McLennan funds employees out of state abortion travel expenses (1). The company has a perfect score on the HRC’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index. This score indicates Marsh McLennan covers the cost of “medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children (2)(3). The company has donated $5 million to BLM. It also raised $1 million for 68 different racial justice organizations through an employee matching program, though it is unclear which organizations money went to (4)(5)(6). Marsh McLennan is a Bronze sponsor of Out and Equal and a corporate partner of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) (7)(8).
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December 8, 2023
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