Corprate Bias Ratings
Pegasystems (Pega), a software company, vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination, but has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. The company implements ESG principles into all aspects of its business and partners with organizations including Sustainability Roundtable. The company uses its corporate reputation and funds to advance LGBTQ causes. For these reasons, Pegasystems 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.
Pegasystems has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious or political beliefs. Pegasystems received a score of 95 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this means Pegasystems has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies (1). Pegasystems implements ESG principles in all aspects of its business (2).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Pegasystems offers an employee donation-matching program, however, its giving guidelines are not publicly available (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Pegasystems created partnerships with companies including Areteans and EY to expand ESG criteria (1). Additionally, Pegasystems partners with Sustainability Roundtable and the Tech Compact for Social Justice to advance ESG goals (2). Pegasystems offers self-identification for LGBTQ individuals (3). Pega Systems presented at Rainbow Railroad, an LGBTQ non-profit (4).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Through Pegasystems Inclusion and Diversity Investments, it supports, Lesbians Who Tech, Campaign Against Homophobia, and The Trevor Project (1). The company’s Brand Ambassador Program includes Mel Reid, an LGBTQ golfer (2). Pega invested in its Inclusive Leadership and Diversity training to expand its DEI initiatives for all employees (3). Pega Systems was a Bronze sponsor of RISE, an LGBTQ focus Job Fair in India (4).
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August 10, 2023
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