Corprate Bias Ratings
Sage Publications does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination, but has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. The company is a brass sponsor of Out & Equal and has frequently used its reputation to advocate for LGBTQ issues. However, the company does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. For these reasons, SAGE 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.
Sage Publications has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on views or beliefs.
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.
Sage Publications is a signatory of the Human Rights Commission Statement on Anti-LGBTQ State Legislature, opposing anti-LGBTQ legislature and supporting transgender youth. In a post on their website, they also outline other commitments to celebrate Pride Month (1). Sage Publications created an “LGBTQIA+ Research Microsite” in 2021 which compiled LGBT content, literature, research, etc. to highlight and further facilitate research on LGBT topics (2). Sage Publications has posted multiple times to its corporate Facebook and LinkedIn accounts in support of LGBT causes, including Pride Celebrations and bisexual information panels (3)(4).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Sage Publications is a brass corporate partner of Out & Equal (1).
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August 4, 2023
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