Corprate Bias Ratings
NetApp vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not provide employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination, though the company has not publicly terminated business relationships due to views or beliefs. The company covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care" for its employees and their children. NetApp donated to the National Urban League, and its CEO has spoken out against Trump-era immigration policies. However, it does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. For these reasons, NetApp 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.
NetApp received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign (1). Among other requirements, this means the company has pledged to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. NetApp has not publicly terminated any business relationships due to political or religious differences.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
NetApp will match donations to an employee’s charity of choice. NetApp does not appear to discriminate against faith-based charities (1). However, the company’s specific gift-matching guidelines are not available to the public.
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
NetApp 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 (1)(2). The company is a member of CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion, which has taken a variety of legislative advocacy stances on issues, including election security laws (3)(4). CEO George Kurian has also criticized Trump-era immigration policy as “misguided” (5).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
NetApp made a one-time donation to the National Urban League in 2020 (1).
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August 9, 2023
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