Corprate Bias Ratings
Solvay does not provide viewpoint protections for employees, though the company has not publicly terminated business relationships due to views or beliefs. Solvay has engaged in Pride-related advocacy on its site and repeatedly emphasized its heavy focus on DEI strategies. Solvay has also joined multiple WEF coalitions that advocate for climate-related legislation worldwide. Solvay has partnered with Out & Equal and GenderCool to promote gender-affirming policies. However, the company has not discriminated against religious organizations in its charitable giving or used its PAC spending for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Solvay 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.
Solvay 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.
Solvay does not have a written rule against donating to religious organizations that engage in nonsectarian community work (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Solvay has advocated for LGBTQ Pride-related causes on its corporate blog (1). Solvay has thoroughly integrated DEI into its overall ESG strategy, stating that, “DEI should be treated with the same urgency as the global climate crisis” (2)(3). Solvay is a member of numerous World Economic Forum communities that advocate for climate-related legislation, including the Paris Climate Agreement (4).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
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October 21, 2023
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