Corprate Bias Ratings
PTC, a computer software and services company, vets vendors for LGBTQ policies and does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees. However, it 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. The company frequently uses its reputation to promote gender ideology and its CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge. However, it does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. For these reasons, PTC 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.
PTC has received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index. Among other requirements, this means the company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies (1)(2). PTC’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics requires vendors to include sexual orientation and gender identity in its nondiscrimination policy (3). However, PTC has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on political views or religious beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
PTC does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
PTC participates in DEI recruiting and hiring, has a gender affirmation guideline, and participates in awareness training (1)(2). It also created a gender transition resource guide to help those who were or are transitioning genders (3). PTC celebrates pride through its social media and through its website (4)(5)(6). PTC’s CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, which includes a commitment to promote DEI through bias education training in the workplace (7).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
PTC offers transgender healthcare, including surgery, as a part of its benefits package (1). The company has a perfect score on the HRC’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index. This score indicates the company covers the cost of “medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children (2)(3).
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November 28, 2023
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