MSC Industrial Direct Co.
Corprate Bias Ratings
MSC Industrial Direct, an industrial supplies company, has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. The company's CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge and makes unconscious bias education available for all its employees. MSC Industrial Direct prioritizes diverse suppliers and has funded multiple LGBTQ organizations. However, the company protects its employees against viewpoint discrimination and does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. For these reasons, MSC Industrial Direct receives a Lower 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.
MSC Industrial Direct has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. Its Code of Business Conduct requires vendors to include sexual orientation and gender identity in its nondiscrimination policy (1). The company prioritizes diversity in its supply chain as part of its ESG strategy (2).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
MSC Industrial Direct does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. However, it will only give to religious organizations that provide non-sectarian services (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
MSC Industrial Supply signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, which includes a commitment to promote DEI through bias education training in the workplace (1). The company makes unconscious bias education available for everyone and MSC Industrial Supply was named among the “100 Best Corporate Citizens” of 2011, by Corporate Responsibility Magazine (2)(3).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
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October 19, 2023
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