Corprate Bias Ratings
Northwestern Mutual vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination, but has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. The company covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children. Northwestern Mutual supports the LGBTQ movement and funds multiple LGBTQ organizations. However, it does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving and has not used its PAC contributions for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Northwestern Mutual 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.
Northwestern Mutual has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious beliefs or political views. The company received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this means the company has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies (1)(2).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Northwestern Mutual 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 has committed to multiple acts of public advocacy for or engagement with the LGBTQ movement (3)(4).
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November 28, 2023
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