Sumitomo Heavy Industries
Corprate Bias Ratings
Sumitomo Heavy Industries does not protect its employees against viewpoint discrimination and has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. Sumitomo vets business partners for "ESG risks," and implements diversity management training for its employees. The company regularly supports LGBTQ Pride and implemented benefits for its employees who are in same-sex relationships. Symetra is a corporate partner of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). However, the company does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. For these reasons, Sumitomo Heavy Industries 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.
Sumitomo received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index. Among other requirements, this means the company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies (1)(2). conducts ESG surveys with business partners to assess “ESG risks” within its supply chain (3). The company 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.
Sumitomo 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.
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January 25, 2024
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