Corprate Bias Ratings
TIAA vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination, but has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. The firm is a corporate partner of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce. It also supports the Equality Act. However, it does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving and has not used its PAC contributions for ideological purposes. For these reasons, TIAA 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.
TIAA has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious beliefs or political views. The company received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this means TIAA has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies (1).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
TIAA does not have restrictions on donations to religious organizations (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
TIAA has signed an open letter in support of the Equality Act (1). TIAA’s CEO has spoken out against the Georgia voting reform law as well (2). CEO Thassunda Brown Duckett is a member of the Business Roundtable, but has not supported ideological initiatives (3). Nuveen is an investment signatory for Climate Action 100+ (4). Nuveen is also a part of the Ceres Network (5).
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August 9, 2023
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