Summit Materials, Inc.
Corprate Bias Ratings
Summit Materials 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. Its CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge and the company participates in unconscious bias training. However, it does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving and has not used its corporate funds for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Summit Materials, Inc 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.
The Summit Materials Code of Vendor Conduct likely vets vendors for LGBTQ policies since its internal Code of Business Conduct and Ethics includes sexual orientation and gender identity in its nondiscrimination policy. “The Company expects its suppliers to comply with all laws relating to discrimination in hiring or employment practices” (1). “Harassment includes verbal or physical conduct that denigrates or shows hostility toward an individual because of his/her race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or other status protected by federal, state or local laws” (2).
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.
The CEO of Summit Materials has signed the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion Pledge, which includes a commitment to promote DEI through bias education training in the workplace (1). The company participates in unconscious bias training (2). Summit Materials also celebrates LGBT causes through its social media posts (3).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Summit Materials has not used corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies (1).
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October 17, 2023
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