Corprate Bias Ratings
RSM US, an accounting firm, has not terminated business relationships due to religious or political beliefs. The company does not provide its employees with viewpoint protections. It advocates for LGBTQ causes and signed onto the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge. The company uses its corporate funds to support various ideological causes as well. RSM US lobbies for ideological policies unrelated to its business. For these reasons, RSM US 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.
RSM has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on views or beliefs. RSM has received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this indicates the company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies (1). However, RSM has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious beliefs or political views.
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.
RSM‘s CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, which includes a commitment to promote DEI through bias education training in the workplace (1). RSM has also signed the Business Statement for Transgender Equality (2). To celebrate Pride Month, RSM held a virtual parade and posted a Pride Month celebration video on its Youtube channel (3). RSM has changed its profile picture to a pride-themed logo in celebration of Pride Month (4). RSM US partners with Out & Equal and attends the Out & Equal Workplace Summit each year (5). Brian Becker, CEO of RSM, participated in the CEO Action for Racial Equity panel (6). RSM chose four representatives for the CEO Action for Racial Equity Fellowship Program (7). RSM’s Inclusion program includes a ten step guide titled “Allies in Racial Understanding and Inclusion” (8). RSM implemented racial and inclusion training as part of its Day of Understanding, and the company hosts a virtual parade for Pride Month (9)(10).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
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November 28, 2023
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