Corprate Bias Ratings
Sanoma Group vets vendors for LGBTQ policies but has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. The company discriminates against religious organizations in its charitable giving and uses its reputation and corporate funds to support LGBTQ Pride. Sanoma Group prioritizes diversity in its leadership composition and is a signatory of the UN Global Compact. However, it protects its employees against viewpoint discrimination. For these reasons, Sanoma Group 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.
Sanoma has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. Its Supplier Code of Conduct/Code of Business Ethics requires vendors to include sexual orientation in their nondiscrimination policy (1). The company prioritizes diversity in its leadership composition, seeking 50/50 gender equality in all managerial positions (2). However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships due to political views or religious beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Sanoma Group does not donate to “religious movements or representatives” (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Sanoma Group supports ESG within its business practices. Sanoma Group is a signatory of the UN Global Compact, committed to carbon Neutrality by 2050. Sanoma Learning monitors “sensitive topics” and reports them to the Local Management Team for approval (1). Sanoma Learning celebrates “International Pride Month” and its employees marched in the largest Pride parade in Finland. Sanoma Group implements and Sanoma Learning requires unconscious bias training (2). Sanoma condemns Russia and supports Ukraine in the war (3).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
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November 22, 2023
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