Medtronic has not publicly terminated business relationships for any reasons, though it does vet suppliers according to its LGBTQ policies. The company does not have viewpoint protections for its employees. Medtronic has supported the Equality Act, opposed the protections of female sports, and has held educational trainings for employees on topics such as "systemic racism." Medtronic does not allow donations to churches or "hate groups." For these reasons, Medtronic 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 Medtronic terminating business relationships due to religious or political beliefs. Medtronic received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). Among other requirements, this means the company has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies (1).
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.
Medtronic does not protect employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
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December 27, 2022
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