Corprate Bias Ratings
Stepan Company, a specialty chemical manufacturer, vets vendors for LGBTQ policies and does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees. However, it has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. The company requires that employees participate in equity and inclusion training. However, it does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving and has not used its corporate funds for ideological purposes. For these reasons Stepan Company receives a Lower 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.
Stepan Company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. Its Third Party Code of Conduct requires vendors to include sexual orientation and gender identity in its nondiscrimination policy (1).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Stepan Company does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving (1).
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.
Stepan Company has not used corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies (1).
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October 17, 2023
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