Corprate Bias Ratings
Radius Recycling, formerly Schnitzer Steel, 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 is a signatory of the Business Roundtable's 2019 Statement on the Purpose of Corporation, which promotes stakeholder capitalism. It CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge. However it does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving and has not used its corporate funds for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Radius Recycling 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.
Radius Recycling has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. Its Supplier Code of Conduct requires vendors to abide by its Code of Conduct which requires them to include sexual orientation and gender identity in their nondiscrimination policy (1)(2). However, the company 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.
Radius Recycling does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. The company focuses on funding organizations that are “advancing local workforce development, promoting Schnitzer’s role in sustainability and environmental stewardship, and cultivating enduring partnerships with our communities” (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Schnitzer Steel CEO Tamara L. Lundgren signed the Business Roundtable’s 2019 Statement on the Purpose of Corporation, which promotes stakeholder capitalism over traditional obligations to shareholders and customers (1). Its CEO also signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, which includes a commitment to promote DEI through bias education training in the workplace (2). The company participates in DEI training for all of its employees (3)(4).
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November 3, 2023
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