NTT Data

Japan
Data Security

Corprate Bias Ratings

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Rating - Caution
Medium Risk

NTT Data vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination. NTT Data 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. NTT Data uses its corporate reputation and funds to advance LGBTQ causes through its support of the Equality Act and partnership with Out&Equal. For these reasons, NTT Data receives a Medium Risk rating.

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Corporate Weaponization
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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.

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NTT Data has received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this means the company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies (1). However, NTT Data has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious beliefs or political views.

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Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.

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N/A
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NTT Data has not published its charitable giving guidelines (1).

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Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.

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NTT Data does not provide its employees with protection against viewpoint discrimination (1).

Corporate Governance and Public Policy
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Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.

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NTT Data 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 offers unconscious bias and microaggression training (3). The company signed an open letter in support of the Equality Act (4). CEO of NTT Data Services Bob Pryor signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge (5). NTT Data created an LGBTQ helpline and attends Pride parades to support LGBTQ causes (6).

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Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.

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NTT Data is a brass sponsor of Out&Equal, an LGBTQ organization (1). The company donated to Climate Force in order to combat climate change (2).

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Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.

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NTT Data does not operate a PAC at this time.

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August 22, 2023

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