Corprate Bias Ratings
SBA Communications, a real estate investment trust, vets vendors for LGBTQ policies and does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees. However, it has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. Its CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge and the company provides unconscious bias and inclusive training for all of its employees. SBA Communications regularly supports LGBTQ Pride. However, it does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving and has not used corporate funds for ideological purposes. For these reasons, SBA Communications 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.
SBA Communications has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. Its Vendor Code of Conduct requires vendors to include sexual orientation and gender identity in their nondiscrimination policy (1). However, 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.
SBA Communications does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. The company focuses on funding organizations that support “Animal Welfare and the Environment, Children-focused, Health-related and Social Services” (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
SBA Communication’s CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, which includes a commitment to promote DEI through bias education training in the workplace (1). The company provides unconscious bias training and inclusive training for all of its employees. It celebrates “LGBTQI+ Workplace Development and Awareness” Day (2). SBA Communications regularly supports LGBTQ Pride (3)(4)(5).
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November 7, 2023
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