SONOS has pledged to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies, and the company does not provide viewpoint protections for employees. SONOS has integrated ESG practices into its business, including climate pledges. SONOS has engaged in LGBTQ-related advocacy and donated to organizations such as the ACLU. However, SONOS has not discriminated against religious organizations in its charitable giving or terminated business relationships due to views or beliefs. For these reasons, SONOS 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.
SONOS has received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index (1). Among other requirements, this means the company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. Although SONOS has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on views or beliefs, the company has published diversity criteria for suppliers. SONOS integrates ESG into all of its business practices (2).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
SONOS’s charitable giving is restricted to a limited number of foundations, and there is not a written policy discriminating against religious organizations (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Sonos does not provide protections against viewpoint discrimination for employees (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
SONOS has implemented a variety of ESG practices, including required DEI training for employees and supervisors and a 2030 carbon neutrality pledge (1)(2). SONOS rearranged its flagship location in New York City into a chapel to officiate same-sex weddings as a part of a Pride Month event in 2022 (3).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
SONOS has donated to the ACLU and Equality Texas, which engages in state-level LGBTQ+ legislation advocacy (1).
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
SONOS does not have a PAC.
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May 15, 2023
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