SEI Investments Company
Corprate Bias Ratings
SEI Investments is a financial services firm headquartered in Pennsylvania. SEI has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on political views or religious beliefs. SEI Investments does not offer political viewpoint protections. SEI's CEO has signed the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge, and the company has promoted LGBTQ+ Pride Month, and other DEI initiatives. SEI is committed to net zero emissions by 2050. For these reasons, SEI Investments 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.
SEI Investments has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on political views or religious beliefs (1). SEI does practice ESG screening conducted by BMO Global Asset Management’s responsible engagement overlay (reo©) service for screening, engagement, and voting overlay (2). This screening could lead to the possibility of removing otherwise profitable investments from customer portfolios in the name of ESG. However, the firm also offers additional screens, such as religious screens removing companies providing abortion services (3)(4).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
SEI Investment‘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). SEI does practice ESG screening conducted by BMO Global Asset Management’s responsible engagement overlay (reo©) service for screening, engagement, and voting overlay (2). This engagement and voting using ESG metrics likely involve supporting ideological and non-pecuniary measures at the companies within SEI’s funds. SEI promotes the UN’s Principles for Responsible Investing, LGBTQ Pride Month, and several other diversity initiatives based on gender and race (3). SEI is a signatory of Climate Action 100+, committed to net zero carbon emissions by 2050 (4). SEI implemented two new DEI positions, the “Director of DEI” and “Program Manager of DEI Reporting and Outreach”, as part of its diversity initiatives (5).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
SEI Investments has donated $109,000 to partnerships “focused on expanding the impact of global diversity and creating opportunities for youth of color” (1).
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September 19, 2023
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