Medical Properties Trust, Inc.

Alabama
Real Estate

Corprate Bias Ratings

Risk Level:

Rating - Clear
Lower Risk

Medical Properties Trust, Inc., a real estate investment trust, does not protect its employees against viewpoint discrimination. However, it has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. The company requires suppliers abide by its environmental criteria and implements unconscious bias training for its employees. However, the company does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving and has not used corporate funds for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Medical Properties Trust receives a Lower Risk rating.

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Rationale
Corporate Weaponization
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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.

Risk Level
Rationale

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. requires suppliers abide by its environmental criteria. The company stated, “We have embedded an ESG performance measure in our executive compensation program to reinforce the importance of environmental responsibility” (1). However, the company has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on political views or religious beliefs (2).

Criteria

Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.

Risk Level
Rationale

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving (1)(2).

Criteria

Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.

Risk Level
Rationale

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees (1).

Corporate Governance and Public Policy
Criteria

Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.

Risk Level
Rationale

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. provides unconscious bias training to its employees (1).

Criteria

Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.

Risk Level
Rationale

Medical Properties Inc. has not used corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies (1).

Criteria

Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.

Risk Level
N/A
Rationale

Medical Properties Inc. does not operate a PAC or engage in lobbying at this time (1)(2).

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October 18, 2023

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