The Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious or political beliefs, though it vets suppliers according to LGBTQ policies and implements ESG criteria. The company does not have viewpoint protection for its employees. The Carlyle Group supports the Equality Act. It also funds out-of-state abortion travel for employees. For these reasons, The Carlyle Group 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.
The Carlyle Group received a score of 100 from the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index, meaning that, among other categories, it has pledged to vet vendors for support of LGBTQ policies (1). The Carlyle Group incorporates ESG criteria, net-zero goals, and DEI frameworks into its investing and ownership strategies (2)(3). These screens, accompanied by its goal of “energy transition,” might exclude certain clients and industries from business.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
The Carlyle Group does not publish guidelines for matching donations.
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
The Carlyle Group does not protect employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
The Carlyle Group signed an open letter in support of the Equality Act (1).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
The Carlyle Group funds employees’ out-of-state travel costs to get an abortion (1).
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
The Carlyle Group’s PAC gives in a bipartisan manner and does not donate to ideologically-driven PACs (1).
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March 21, 2023
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