Omnicom Group has pledged to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. Omnicom does not protect employees from viewpoint discrimination but has not publicly canceled employees or clients due to religious beliefs or political views. The company partners with the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), an LGBTQ advocacy group. The company has also used its corporate reputation to support unconscious bias training and fund Black Lives Matter (BLM). For these reasons, Omnicom Media Group 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.
Omnicom Group 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 Omnicom Group has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies (1).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Omnicom Group has required unconscious bias training for employees and partners with an advocacy group called “sparks & honey,” which compiles a list of “anti-racist resources” and donates to a wide variety of organizations addressing racial justice, including BLM (1). Omnicom Group has not supported other ideological organizations or promoted ideological causes hostile to freedom of expression, however.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Omnicom Group partners with GLAAD, a leading LGBTQ advocacy group (1).
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Omnicom Group does not have a PAC and does not use political contributions for ideological causes (1).
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March 23, 2023
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