Corprate Bias Ratings
PPG, a paints, coatings, and specialty materials supplier, does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees but has not publicly terminated business relationships due to views or beliefs. PPG covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care" for its employees and their children. It has also lobbied the Pennsylvania state legislature to add sexual orientation and gender identity to the state's list of protected classes. For these reasons, PPG Industries 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.
PPG Industries has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on political views or religious beliefs. The company received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index. Among other requirements, this means PPG Industries has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies (1)(2).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
PPG Industries has signed an open letter encouraging the Pennsylvania state legislature to add sexual orientation and gender identity to the state’s list of protected classes (1).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
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October 10, 2023
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|Date||ESG Category||Proponent||Summary of Resolution||Mgmt Rec||Total Vote % in Favor|
|4/20/23||Governance||AFL-CIO||Independent Board Chair||Against||39.80%|
|4/19/22||Governance||AFL-CIO||Consider Pay Disparity Between CEO and Other Employees||Against||9.84%|