Schneider Electric SE is an energy and automation corporation based in Rueil-Malmaison, France. Schneider provides protections against political viewpoint discrimination. Though Schneider has pledged to vet vendors for LGBTQ policy, the company not publicly terminated business relationships due to ideological differences. Schneider's social impact initiatives maintain an ESG focus: the company has required unconscious bias training for all its employees, endorsed partisan climate plans in the United States, and pushed for stricter climate policy in Europe. However, Schneider has not dispensed corporate funds to groups hostile to freedom of expression, and the company has not discriminated against religious organizations in its charitable giving For these reasons, Schneider Electric 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.
Schneider Electric received a score of 95 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign (1). Among other requirements, this means Schneider pledges to vet its vendors for LGBTQ policies. However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships due to ideological differences.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Schneider Electric does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Schneider Electric prohibits discrimination and harassment based on political affiliation (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Schneider requires unconscious bias training for all employees annually (1). The company’s blog posted an article encouraging people to read White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo (2). Schneider CEO Jean-Pascal Tricoire has signed the CEO Action Group for the European New Deal, and the company has endorsed and outlined a plan of action to support the Biden administration’s climate plan (3)(4).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Schneider has not given corporate funds to ideological organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Schneider Electric does not have a PAC.
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February 23, 2023
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