Procter & Gamble (P&G)
Procter and Gamble has supported policy issues through its corporate reputation and company funds. It does not protect employees from viewpoint discrimination. P&G requires its suppliers to have pro-LGBTQ policies. However, P&G does not bar religious organizations from receiving charitable grants. For these reasons, P&G 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.
Procter and Gamble received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this means P&G has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies (1). P&G has not publicly terminated any business relationships due to viewpoints or beliefs, however.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Procter and Gamble does not protect its employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Procter and Gamble advocates for the Equality Act and is a member of the America Competes LGBTQ business coalition (1) (2). It also uses its advertising to advance LGBTQ activism (3)(4). P&G reinforces the narrative that racism in the U.S. is systemic (5). To appease transgender activists, P&G removed feminine symbols from its feminine hygiene products’ labels (6). In spring 2021, P&G released a statement that it supports the “right to vote” in light of recent election reforms in conservative states; none of these states changed anyone’s right to vote (7).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Procter and Gamble donates in a bipartisan manner consistent with its business interests (1).
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March 23, 2023
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