Pacific Premier Bank

California
Banks

Corprate Bias Ratings

Risk Level:

Rating - Caution
Medium Risk

Pacific Premier Bank does not protect its employees against viewpoint discrimination and has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. The company requires all its employees complete conscious inclusion training and has made multiple donations to ideological organizations. However, the company does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. For these reasons, Pacific Premier Bank receives a Medium Risk rating.

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Risk Level
Rationale
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

Pacific Premier Bank has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on political views or religious beliefs.

Criteria

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

Risk Level
Rationale

Pacific Premier Bank does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving (1).

Criteria

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

Risk Level
Rationale

Pacific Premier Bank does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees (1).

Corporate Governance and Public Policy
Criteria

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

Risk Level
Rationale

Pacific Premier Bank requires all employees complete Conscious Inclusion training. Quarterly, the company sends out DE&I materials in their company newsletter (1).

Criteria

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

Risk Level
Rationale

Pacific Premier Bank has made contributions to the Urban league (1). The company has also made significant donations towards DE&I groups, including a $5 million commitment to investment in Community Capital Management’s “Minority CARES” program, which addresses “social justice and racial equality” (2).

Criteria

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

Risk Level
N/A
Rationale

Pacific Premier Bank does not operate a PAC at this time (1).

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October 10, 2023

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