Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc.
Corprate Bias Ratings
Sally Beauty does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees but 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. Sally Beauty integrates ESG into all of its business practices and discriminates against some religious organizations in its charitable giving. Its CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge. However, it has not used its PAC contributions for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Sally Beauty 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.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Sally Beauty’s philanthropy is “guided… by [its] purpose and core values”, which are “reflected in [its] Code of Business Conduct and Ethics. This means that Sally Beauty’s charitable giving guidelines require that organizations abide by its nondiscrimination policy, including on the basis of sexual orientation, thereby excluding some religious charities (1)(2).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Sally Beauty CEO Chris Brickman signed the “CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion Pledge”, which includes a commitment to promote DEI through bias education training in the workplace (1). Sally Beauty has partnered with THe Nova Collective for a diversity training program that will go “beyond the required or common anti-discrimination and anti-harassment training” and is planning training on topics like “unconscious bias” (2).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
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October 6, 2023
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