Corprate Bias Ratings
Patterson Companies, Inc. vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination, though the company has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. The company covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children. However, Patterson has not corporately endorsed ideological causes or policies. For these reasons, Patterson 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.
Patterson Companies, Inc. received a score of 70 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign (1). According to the survey, the company has pledged to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies and advocate for LGBTQ communities and policies (2). However, there are no publicly known cases of Patterson terminating business relationships due to views or beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Patterson’s charitable missions involve oral health, animal health, and youth agricultural leadership, which will not work with “religious groups for religious purposes”(1). However, the foundation does not appear to discriminate against religious groups within its missional focus.
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Paterson has not corporately endorsed ideological causes or policies.
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September 29, 2023
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