Corprate Bias Ratings
By complying with Human Rights Campaign's controversial demands, Tenneco increases the risk of dividing employees, alienating customers and harming shareholders. The company covers transgender-related medical costs for its employees and their children and provides specific sexual orientation and gender identity-based benefits. It also uses sex and gender ideology criteria in vendor selection. Tenneco forces employees to undergo multiple ideological trainings and uses its corporate funds to support controversial sex and gender ideologies and organizations. Tenneco is a corporate sponsor of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) but does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. For these reasons, Tenneco 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.
Tenneco has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. Its Supplier Code of Conduct requires vendors to include sexual orientation and gender identity in its nondiscrimination policy (1). However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious beliefs or political views.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Tenneco does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Tenneco has not supported ideological causes or policies (1).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Tenneco‘s HRC 2023 CEI rating indicates the company covers transgender related costs for its employees and their children, including paid short-term leave, puberty blockers, cross-sex hormones, chest surgeries, genital surgeries, medical visits and lab monitoring, travel and lodging. Additionally, the company has pledged philanthropic support of at least one organization or event that promotes sex and gender ideology (1)(2). By allowing a political stakeholder group to dictate operations, the company increases health care costs and risks dividing employees, alienating customers and harming shareholders. Tenneco is a corporate sponsor of the National LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) (3).
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January 10, 2024
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