Sanofi has not publicly fired employees or customers due to religious or political beliefs, although the company does vet suppliers according to its LGBTQ policies. Sanofi does protect employees from both religious and viewpoint discrimination. Sanofi does not discriminate against faith-based charities and does not donate to ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression. However, Sanofi advocates for the Equality Act and subsidizes abortions for its employees. For these reasons, Sanofi 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.
Sanofi received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this means the company has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies (1). There are no publicly known cases of employees or patients being fired for religious or political beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Sanofi restricts its charitable giving to nonprofits supporting “health equity, STEM education equity, and Local Communities” (1). It does not discriminate against nonprofits for their beliefs.
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Sanofi protects patients and employees from both religious and political viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Sanofi has signed an open letter in support of the Equality Act (1). Sanofi has offered “Challenge your Bias” trainings in order to “raise awareness and reduce prejudices” (2). Sanofi denounced Florida’s law that prevents public schools from teaching young children about gender identity and sexuality (3). The CEO of Sanofi North America has signed the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge (4).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Sanofi funds employee (and dependent) travel and lodging for out-of-state abortions (1).
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Sanofi has not donated to ideological PACs (1).
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February 16, 2023
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