Starwood Capital Group
Corprate Bias Ratings
Starwood, a real estate finance company, does not protect its employees against viewpoint discrimination but has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. The company integrates ESG into all of its business practices, including its underwriting process. Starwood also discriminates against some religious organizations in its charitable giving, requires annual discrimination training, and has lobbied for the Equality Act. However, the company has not used corporate funds for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Starwood 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.
Starwood integrates ESG into all of its business practices. The company stated, “At Starwood Capital Group, we are committed to integrating Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles across our corporate operations and throughout our investment process” (1)(2)(3). Its investment team works “collaboratively to coordinate the integration of select environmental, social and governance value creation opportunities into our underwriting and asset management process” to “advance its commitment to sustainability and responsible corporate citizenship” (4). However, Starwood has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on political views or religious beliefs (5).
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.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Starwood has not used corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies (1).
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October 19, 2023
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