Corprate Bias Ratings
Overstock, an online retailer that primarily sells furniture and home décor, has not terminated business relationships due to religious or political beliefs. However, Overstock vets suppliers according to LGBTQ policies and requires all employees to attend unconscious bias trainings. The company does not have viewpoint protections for its employees. It also discriminates against faith-based charities in its giving. For these reasons, Overstock 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.
Overstock received a score of 85 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign (1). Among other requirements, this means Overstock vets suppliers according to LGBTQ policies.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Overstock will not donate to “religious organizations” (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
There are no known instances of Overstock funding ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression (1).
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August 25, 2023
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