Noodles & Company
Corprate Bias Ratings
Noodles & Company, an American fast-casual restaurant, does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees. However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. Its CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, which includes a commitment to promote DEI through bias education training in the workplace. The company advocates for gender neutral restrooms and partners with Out & Equal. However, Noodles & Company does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. For these reasons, Noodles & Company 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.
Noodles & Company has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on political views or beliefs (1).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Noodles & Company does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. It “supports Noodles & Company team members by providing cash grants to assist in handling financial challenges brought on by catastrophic events or emergency hardships” (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Noodles & Company’s CEO 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 advocated for “gender-neutral” bathrooms across the US. Noodles & Company requires employees to take unconscious bias training and employes an Inclusion and Diversity Officer. The company also participated in pride events (2)(3).
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November 9, 2023
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