Milliken & Company
Milliken & Company has not publicly terminated business relations due to views or beliefs. However, the company has a policy requiring suppliers to have LGBTQ non-discrimination policies, and it does not have policy protecting employees from viewpoint discrimination. Milliken has funded LGBTQ causes, a BLM mural, and promoted other DEI causes. For these reasons, Milliken & Company 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.
Milliken & Company has a written policy requiring suppliers not to discriminate on the basis of LGBTQ identity (1). There are no publicly known examples of firing employees or canceling contracts based on differences in viewpoint.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Milliken & Company does not explicitly discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Milliken & Company does not have written policy to protect its employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
In 2020, Milliken & Company commissioned a BLM mural, and its CEO Halsey M. Cook signed the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge (1)(2). The company has hosted an Equal and out LGBTQ forum and requires unconscious bias trainings for employees (1)(3). The company has participated in an LGBTQ-only career fair (4).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Milliken & Company has not used its PAC donations for ideological purposes. The company’s donations go to issues and PACs relevant to its business practices, including textiles and manufacturing (1).
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May 12, 2023
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