Corprate Bias Ratings
Sysco vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination. However, it 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. Sysco supports the Equality Act and is a corporate partner of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Sysco does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving and has not used its PAC contributions for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Sysco 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.
Sysco vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies. However, it has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs (1).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Sysco does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. Sysco’s charitable giving is aimed at preventing hunger through food security, and there is no language about preventing donations to religious organizations (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Sysco signed an open letter supporting the Equality Act (1). Sysco has not otherwise used its corporate reputation to support ideological causes. It even resisted pressure to issue a comment on the Texas election security law (2). CEO Kevin Hourican is a member of the Business Roundtable, but has not supported ideological initiatives (3).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
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December 7, 2023
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