Corprate Bias Ratings
SAP vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination. However, it has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. SAP funds employee abortion travel costs and covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children. The company is a sponsor of Out and Equal and a signatory of the Business Roundtable's 2019 Statement on the Purpose of Corporation, which promotes stakeholder capitalism. However, it has not discriminated against religious organizations in its charitable giving and has not used its PAC contributions for ideological purposes. For these reasons, SAP 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.
SAP does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
SAP has advocated for the Equality Act and transgender participation in youth sports (1)(2). SAP opposed the Florida Parental Rights in Education Act, which prohibits teaching gender identity and sexual orientation in schools to kids in K-3rd grade (3). CEO Christian Klein is a member of the Business Roundtable and Former CEO Bill McDermott signed its 2019 Statement on the Purpose of Corporation, which promotes stakeholder capitalism over traditional obligations to shareholders and customers (4)(5).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
SAP funds abortion travel for its employees (1). SAP has a perfect score on the HRC’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index. This score indicates the company covers the cost of “medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children (2)(3). SAP is a Silver sponsor of Out and Equal (4).
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August 25, 2023
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