Corprate Bias Ratings
Uber 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. Uber signed the Business Coalition for the Equality Act and supports transgender participation in women's sports. Uber has denounced the Texas abortion law and the North Carolina bathroom bill. Uber pledged $1 million to BLM and related causes and funds multiple LGBTQ organizations. However, it does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. For these reasons, Uber 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.
Uber received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this means Uber has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies (1)(2). Uber has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on political views or religious beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Uber is a member of the Business Coalition for the Equality Act and signed legislation that supports transgender participation in youth sports (1)(2). Uber also stated that it will pay legal fees for drivers fined under the Texas abortion law for transporting women to abortion clinics (3)(4). In Uber’s 2021 People and Culture Report, Uber promotes progressive transgender ideology (5). Uber opposed the 2016 North Carolina bathroom bill and the Florida Parental Rights in Education Act, which prohibits teaching gender identity and sexual orientation in schools to kids in K-3rd grade (6)(7). Uber’s CEO Dara Khosrowshahi signed the CEOs For Gun Safety (8).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Uber is a Titanium sponsor of Out and Equal and its subsidiary Drizly is a corporate partner of the NGLCC (1)(2). Uber pledged $1 million to the Black Lives Matter movement and related causes (3)(4). Uber 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 (5)(6).
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September 3, 2023
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|Date||ESG Category||Proponent||Summary of Resolution||Mgmt Rec||Total Vote % in Favor|
|5/8/23||Social||Stichting Bewaarder Achmea Beleggingspools||Audit on Driver Health and Safety||Against||8.70%|