Osprey

Colorado
Consumer Durables and Apparel

Corprate Bias Ratings

Risk Level:

Rating - Caution
Medium Risk

Osprey, an outdoor backpack manufacturer, has not terminated business relationships due to ideological beliefs. The company does not provide its employees with protection against viewpoint discrimination. Osprey's charitable giving program may not give to religious organizations due to its DEI philanthropic pillar. Osprey uses its corporate reputation and funds to advance LGBTQ causes. For these reasons, Osprey receives a Medium Risk rating.

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Corporate Weaponization
Criteria

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

Osprey has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on views or beliefs.

Criteria

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

Risk Level
Rationale

Osprey’s philanthropy program includes a DEI pillar, which includes its nondiscrimination policy. Due to this policy, some religious organizations may be ineligible for donations (1).

Criteria

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

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Rationale

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

Corporate Governance and Public Policy
Criteria

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

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Rationale

Osprey publicly advocates for LGBTQ causes and features a story about The Venture Out Program, an LGBTQ organization on its website (1).

Criteria

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

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Rationale

In partnership with The Venture Out Program, Osprey has pledged to donate $5 from each Pride backpack sold, up to $20,000, to the program (1).

Criteria

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

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N/A
Rationale

Osprey does not operate a PAC at this time.

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September 21, 2023

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