USAA (United Services Automobile Association)
USAA has not canceled clients or fired employees because of their beliefs; however, it does require vendors to commit to a nondiscrimination policy for LGBTQ identities. USAA has sponsored the San Antonio Pride Parade. The firm does not protect against discrimination based on political affiliation in its hiring practices. USAA does not use its charitable or PAC giving or other corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies. For these reasons, USAA 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.
USAA 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 USAA 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.
USAA will contribute to faith-based groups as long as the services do not require religious conversion or adherence; however, the group will not contribute to “any charitable organization that discriminates against a person or group of people in its hiring and employment practices” (1) USAA will match up to $1,000 in employee donations to eligible charities (2). According to tax records, USAA is enabling ministries to receive funds (3).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
USAA does not provide protections against viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
USAA has not used its corporate reputation to support ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression. The company has even resisted requests to come out in opposition to the Texas voting reform bill (1). However, the company has instituted various DEI trainings and programs targeted at employees (2).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
USAA has not used political donations for ideological purposes (1).
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March 8, 2023
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