Media and Entertainment

Corporate Bias Rating

Expand Summary

Risk Level:

Rating - Danger
High Risk


Pinterest has banned the pro-life group Live Action from its platform and has censored Christian terminology on its site. Pinterest scored a 70 out of 100 on the 2023-2024 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), a political stakeholder group. By complying with the HRC’s controversial demands, Pinterest increases the risk of dividing employees, alienating customers and harming shareholders. It also uses sex and gender ideology criteria in employee recruitment, vendor selection, and philanthropic support. Pinterest uses its reputation and corporate funds to support controversial sex and gender ideologies and organizations. The company is part of the Global Alliance for Responsible Media and does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees. Pinterest provides a benefits package for employees which covers travel/lodging costs for an abortion and transgender medical procedures for covered employees and dependents, including children. The company has funded the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and supports the Equality Act. Pinterest opposed various state and local legislation intended to protect parental rights, girls’ sports, bathroom facilities, and gendered spaces. The company denounced various states’ legislative efforts to protect election integrity and security. For these reasons, Pinterest receives a High Risk rating.

View Full Report

Shareholder Proposals

Expand Summary

ESG Category
Summary of ResolutionMgmt RecTotal Vote % in Favor
5/25/23SocialThomas P. DiNapoliReport on certain data relating to anti-harassment and anti-discriminationAgainst5.50%
5/25/23GovernanceThe National Center for Public Policy ResearchRequesting additional reporting on government requests to remove contentAgainst0.33%
Generate Reports