Corprate Bias Ratings
Meijer vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination, but has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. The company covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care" for its employees and their children. Meijer uses its corporate reputation and funds to advance ideological causes and fund several groups hostile to freedom of expression. However, it does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. For these reasons, Meijer 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.
Meijer received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index (CEI) from the Human Rights Campaign. 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.
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Meijer 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 partners with the Human Rights Campaign, Michigan Pride, and many other ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression (3). Meijer has committed to multiple acts of public advocacy for or engagement with the LGBTQ movement (4). Meijer’s Diversity Team held a Black Business Month Summit (5). Meijer CEO Rick Keyes is a signatory of the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge (6).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
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November 28, 2023
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