Safeway, a supermarket chain, does not protect its employees against viewpoint discrimination. The company has used its corporate reputation and funds to support LGBTQ policies, though the company avoids other ideological issues. Safeway does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. Safeway has not publicly terminated any business relationships due to beliefs. For these reasons, Safeway 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.
Safeway has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies (1). The company has not publicly terminated business relationships due to political or religious differences.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Safeway’s Community Giving Program does not discriminate against religious organizations (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Safeway does not protect its employees against viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Safeway advocates for LBGTQ causes through its participation in Pride events and employee resource group, GALA Safeway LGBT and Allies (1).
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Safeway has not operated its PAC since 2014 (1).
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March 23, 2023
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