Motorola Solutions is a video and telecommunications company that succeeded Motorola after its split in 2011. Motorola Solutions has pledged to vet vendors for LGBTQ+ policy, though the company provides viewpoint protections. Motorola is a founding corporate partner of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Motorola has signed the CEO Action pledge and instituted several ESG policies, including mandatory DEI training. The company is a signatory of the Business Roundtable's 2019 Statement on the Purpose of Corporation, which promotes stakeholder capitalism. Motorola Solutions also includes the ADL as a charitable grant partner. Motorola has not terminated business relationships due to ideological differences or discriminated against religious charities. For these reasons, Motorola 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.
Motorola Solutions received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign (1). Among other requirements, this means Motorola pledges to vet its vendors for LGBTQ policies. However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships due to ideological differences.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Motorola Solutions does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Motorola provides viewpoint protections for employees (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Motorola Solutions CEO Greg Brown has signed the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge (1). Brown also signed the Business Roundtable’s 2019 Statement on the Purpose of Corporation, which promotes stakeholder capitalism over traditional obligations to shareholders and customers (2). Motorola Solutions has also stated that its climate-related goals are in alignment with the Paris Climate Agreement (3). The company has instituted required DEI training for all employees (4).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Motorola Solutions has contributed to the ACLU, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), and Planned Parenthood, however it is unclear whether these are matched employee donations, direct grants, or a mix of both (1). Motorola Solutions includes the Anti-Defamation League as a grant partner (2). The company is a founding corporate partner of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (3).
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
The Motorola Solutions PAC has donated in a bipartisan manner consistent with business interests (1).
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May 16, 2023
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