Corprate Bias Ratings
Texas Instruments, a calculator manufacturer and technology company, has not publicly terminated any relationships due to views or beliefs. It also lacks viewpoint protections for its employees, despite its pledge to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. However, TI does support the Equality Act while prohibiting PAC donations to Republican election objectors. Texas Instruments is a signatory of the Business Roundtable's 2019 Statement on the Purpose of Corporation, which promotes stakeholder capitalism. The company is a copper sponsor of Out & Equal. Texas Instruments has a perfect score on the HRC's 2022 Corporate Equality Index, which indicates the company covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care" for its employees and their children. For these reasons, Texas Instruments 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.
Texas Instruments has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on political views or religious beliefs. The company received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index. Among other requirements, this means Texas Instruments has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies (1)(2).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Texas Instruments focuses its charitable giving on education, disaster relief, and arts & cultural institutions. It does not discriminate against faith-based schools or charitable groups through its giving (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Texas Instruments has signed an open letter supporting the Equality Act (1). It also opposed the North Carolina biological bathroom law in 2017 (2). CEO Haviv Ilan is a member of the Business Roundtable and Former CEO Richard Templeton signed its 2019 Statement on the Purpose of Corporation, which promotes stakeholder capitalism over traditional obligations to shareholders and customers (3)(4).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Texas Instruments has a perfect score on the HRC’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index. This score indicates the company covers the cost of “medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children (1)(2). Texas Instruments has contributed $1 million to the Black Lives Matter organization and related causes (3)(4)(5). The company is a copper sponsor of Out & Equal (6).
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November 30, 2023
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|Date||ESG Category||Proponent||Summary of Resolution||Mgmt Rec||Total Vote % in Favor|
|4/27/23||Governance||John Chevedden||Special Meetings - Reduce Ownership Req. to 10%||Against||41.30%|
|4/27/23||Social||Friends Fiduciary Corp.||Report on Due Diligence Efforts to Trace Customer Misuse of Products||Against||20.80%|
|4/28/22||Governance||John Chevedden||Special Meetings - Ownership Req. at 10%||Against||43.39%|