Neiman Marcus Group
Corprate Bias Ratings
Neiman Marcus 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. Neiman Marcus funds employees abortion travel expenses and covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care" for its employees and their children. The company is a platinum partner of the HRC, supports the BLM movement, and discriminates against religious organizations in its charitable giving. For these reasons, Neiman Marcus 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.
Neiman Marcus received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index. Among other requirements, this means the company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies (1)(2). Neiman Marcus has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on political views or religious beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Neiman Marcus will not match employee donations to churches or religious organizations, “The Company does not match gifts to churches, synagogues, or other institutions organized for the purpose of worship or religious study; nor does it match sponsorships of employees by other employees to benefit a charity (such as walk-a-thons, etc.)” or “Gifts to religious organizations are not eligible, unless specified for a community outreach program, such as a soup kitchen or homeless shelter” (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Following riots in 2020 which damaged one of its stores, Neiman Marcus encouraged BLM supporters to paint on the boarded windows in support of BLM (1).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Neiman Marcus began to cover employee travel for abortion after the overturn of Roe v. Wade (1)(2). The company has a perfect score on the HRC’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index. This score indicates the company covers the cost of “medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children (3)(4). Nieman Marcus is a platinum partner of the HRC (5)(6).
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November 30, 2023
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