Occidental Petroleum

Texas
Energy

Risk Level:

Rating - Clear
Lower Risk

Summary:

While Occidental Petroleum discriminates against religious charities by not treating them the same as secular charities and lacks viewpoint protections, it has not publicly terminated business relationships due to views or beliefs. The company also does not corporately advance ideological causes or agendas hostile to freedom of expression. For these reasons, Occidental Petroleum receives a "Lower 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.

Risk Level
Rationale

Occidental Petroleum has not publicly terminated business relationships due to viewpoint disagreements.

Criteria

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

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Rationale

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).

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

Risk Level
Rationale

Occidental Petroleum does not protect its employees 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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Rationale

Occidental Petroleum has not used its corporate reputation to advance ideological causes and organizations hostile to freedom of expression.

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

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Occidental Petroleum has not used corporate funds to support ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.

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

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Rationale

Occidental Petroleum has not used PAC donations for ideological, non-business purposes (1).

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March 23, 2023

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