Sephora, a subsidiary of LVMH, vets suppliers according to LGBTQ policies but has not terminated business relationships due to religious or political beliefs. The company prohibits all forms of discrimination against its employees. The company's leadership has spoken out against the overturn of Roe v. Wade and uses company funds to support employee travel for an abortion. For these reasons, Sephora 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.
Sephora received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign (1). Among other requirements, this means the company has pledged to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. However, Sephora has not publicly terminated business relationships due to purely political or religious differences.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Sephora has no written rule prohibiting donations to religious organizations (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Sephora follows parent company LVMH’s Code of Conduct. LVMH’s Code of Conduct “prohibits all forms of discrimination” without any limiting or exhaustive language, although the company does not list any forms explicitly (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Sephora’s leadership has publicly spoken out against the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade (1).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Sephora does not operate a PAC.
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March 24, 2023
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