National Instruments

Texas
Technology Hardware and Equipment

Corprate Bias Ratings

Risk Level:

Rating - Clear
Lower Risk

National Instruments vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not protect its employees against viewpoint discrimination. However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. National Instruments supports ESG within its business practices. However, it does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving and has not used corporate funds for ideological purposes. For these reasons, National Instruments receives a Lower Risk rating.

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Rationale
Corporate Weaponization
Criteria

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.

Risk Level
Rationale

National Instruments has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. Its Code of Conduct applies to all suppliers and includes a commitment to not discriminate on the basis of gender identity or sexual orientation (1). The company has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on political views or religious beliefs.

Criteria

Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.

Risk Level
Rationale

National Instruments does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving (1).

Criteria

Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.

Risk Level
Rationale

National Instruments does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees (1)(2).

Corporate Governance and Public Policy
Criteria

Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.

Risk Level
Rationale

National Instruments supports ESG within its business practices. The company stated “oversight, management, and implementation of ESG programs and initiatives are structured to ensure these efforts are truly cross-functional and collaborative and are championed by executive leadership.” (1). National Instruments prioritizes diversity in its hiring (2).

Criteria

Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.

Risk Level
Rationale

National Instruments has not used corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies (1).

Criteria

Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.

Risk Level
N/A
Rationale

National Instruments does not operate a PAC at this time (1).

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October 3, 2023

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