M&T Bank has not terminated business relationships due to views or beliefs, though it does vet suppliers according to its LGBTQ policies. The company does not protect employees from either religious or political affiliation (viewpoint) discrimination, but it has not fired any employees due to their views. The company previously donated to Planned Parenthood in 2018 but does not restrict donations to faith-based charities. M&T Bank has not used its corporate reputation to advance ideological agendas. For these reasons, M&T Bank 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.
M&T Bank has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious beliefs or political views. The company received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this means M&T Bank 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.
M&T Bank does not discriminate against faith-based charities in its giving (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
M&T Bank does not protect employees from religious or viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
M&T Bank hosts unconscious bias training for employees (1). However, the bank has not used its reputation to drive ideological change or push agendas externally.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
M&T Bank’s foundation has previously donated to Planned Parenthood (1)(source pg. 57). It does not currently donate to other ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
M&T Bank does not use its PAC for ideological purposes (1).
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December 28, 2022
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