United Natural Foods (UNFI)
Corprate Bias Ratings
United Natural Foods (UNFI) vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children. UNFI has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on political views or religious beliefs. The company discriminates against religious organizations in its charitable giving guidelines, but does provide viewpoint protections for its employees. UNFI frequently uses its reputation and corporate dollars to support LGBT issues and organizations. For these reasons, UNFI 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.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
UNFI discriminates against religious organizations in its charitable giving guidelines (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
UNFI is an advocate for the Equality Act and UNFI‘s CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge. (1)(2). UNFI advocates for LGBTQ policy through its participation in Pride events, including Pride parades (3). The company has also advocated for LGBT causes on its social media accounts (4).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
UNFI 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). During Pride Month, UNFI matched employee donations to the Trevor Project and is a corporate partner of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (3)(4).
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December 5, 2023
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