Northrop Grumman has come out in support of the Equality Act and donates to the Human Rights Campaign. At the same time, it does not protect employees from viewpoint discrimination, and it unilaterally discriminates against religious colleges and universities in its charitable mission to empower STEM departments. Based on its lack of nondiscriminatory policies and use of funds and reputation to advance the Equality Act, Northrop Grumman 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.
Northrop Grumman has a written policy requiring suppliers not to discriminate on the basis of LGBTQ identity (1). There are no publicly known examples of Northrop Grumman firing employees or canceling clients due to religious or political beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Northrop Grumman’s primary charitable objective is to promote STEM education in schools, but it will not provide grants to “religious schools, colleges/universities or departments (within eligible schools) whose primary focus is to promote religious beliefs (including seminaries)” (1). It unilaterally denies funding to religious schools with equivalent educational programs.
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Northrop Grumman does not protect its employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Northrop Grumman signed an open letter in support of the Equality Act (1).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Northrop Grumman is a Platinum Corporate Sponsor of the Human Rights Campaign (1).
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December 31, 2022
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