Orange is a telecommunications corporations headquartered in Paris. Though telecommunications were originally a nationalized industry in France, the French telecom industry became autonomous in 1990 and privatized under the name France Telecom in 1998. France Telecom rebranded to Orange in 2013. The French government maintains 27% stake in the business and appoints the CEO. Orange provides protections against political viewpoint discrimination, and has not publicly dismissed business partners due to ideological differences. Orange has not endorsed or funded ideological policies or groups hostile to freedom of expression. The company's lobbying has been bipartisan and business-focused in nature. For these reasons, Orange receives a Lower 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.
Orange has not publicly terminated business relationships due to ideological differences.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Orange does not expressly discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Orange provides protections from political viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Orange has not corporately endorsed ideological causes or policies.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Orange has not corporately funded ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression (1).
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Orange does not support “political parties or organizations whose purpose is purely political” in its lobbying practices (1).
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March 9, 2023
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