Corprate Bias Ratings
Occidental Petroleum, an American oil company, does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees. However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. Occidental Petroleum's CEO has advocated for racial justice and diversity is a corporate partner of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). The company will not match employee donations to religious organizations but has not used its political contributions for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Occidental Petroleum 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.
Occidental Petroleum has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on political views or religious beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Occidental Petroleum’s charitable giving focuses on these main areas: “public health and safety, education, social services such as food security, military and veterans, environment, and arts and culture” (1). Occidental Petroleum’s employee match program matches donations to educational and cultural organizations. Religious organizations are ineligible (2).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Occidental Petroleum’s CEO released a statement on racial justice and diversity emphasizing “gender, gender identification, and sexual orientation” (1).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
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December 8, 2023
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|Date||ESG Category||Proponent||Summary of Resolution||Mgmt Rec||Total Vote % in Favor|
|5/5/23||Governance||John Chevedden||Independent Board Chairman||Against||7.70%|
|5/6/22||Environmental||Follow This||Report om Quantitative Short, Medium, and Long-Term GHG Emissions Reduction Targets||Against||16.51%|