Corprate Bias Ratings
Samsung vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not protect its employees against viewpoint discrimination. However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. Samsung covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children. The company supports the Equality Act and implements D&I training for its employees. Samsung's CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge and regularly uses its reputation to support LGBTQ pride. Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance is part of Glasgow's Net Zero Alliance. However, the company does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. Samsung has not used its political contributions for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Samsung 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.
Samsung received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index. Among other requirements, this means the company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies (1)(2). 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.
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Samsung created The Samsung Equality Alliance and signed an open letter in support of the Equality Act (1). The company joined the business coalition Texas Competes in support of the LGBTQ movement (2). Samsung has hosted speakers for its Pride Month events encouraging an intersectional worldview and advocating for progressive social justice views (3). Samsung implements diversity and inclusivity training for new employees and operates “D&I Campaigns” on topics such as microaggressions and unconscious bias (4)(5). Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance is part of the Net Zero Insurance Alliance, which is committed to carbon neutrality by 2050 (6). The companies CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, which includes a commitment to promote DEI through bias education training in the workplace (7) The company and its subsidiaries regularly support LGBTQ Pride (8)(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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