Corprate Bias Ratings
Suffolk Construction, vets vendors for LGBTQ policies and does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees. However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. The company covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children. Its CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, which includes a commitment to promote DEI through bias education training in the workplace. The company regularly supports LGBTQ Pride. However, it does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving and has not used its PAC donations for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Suffolk Construction 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.
Suffolk Construction received a 75 on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index. Among other commitments, the company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies (1)(2). The company prioritizes diversity in its recruitment (3). However, Suffolk Construction 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.
Suffolk Construction does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. Its charitable giving focuses on neighborhoods, STEM education, and supporting healthcare and social services organizations (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Suffolk Construction’s CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, which includes a commitment to promote DEI through bias education training in the workplace (1). The company regularly supports LGBTQ Pride within its business practices (2)(3)(4). The CEO of Suffolk, John Fish, is a member of the Business Roundtable and signed its 2019 Statement on the Purpose of Corporation, which promotes stakeholder capitalism over traditional obligations to shareholders and customers (5)(6).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
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November 30, 2023
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