Valero Energy

San Antonio, Texas

Corporate Bias Rating

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Risk Level:

Rating - Clear
Lower Risk


By complying with the HRC’s controversial demands, Valero Energy increases the risk of dividing employees, alienating customers and harming shareholders. The company covers transgender-related medical costs for its employees and their children. It also uses sex and gender ideology criteria in vendor selection. Valero Energy uses its corporate funds to support controversial sex and gender ideologies and organizations. However, it has not used its PAC donations for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Valero Energy receives a Lower Risk rating.

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Board Bias

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CEO of Valero Energy

Joe Gorder

Joe Gorder


Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, Valero Energy is a member of the Fortune 250 operating in the Energy industry. Joe Gorder and Joe Gorder serve as CEO/President and Chairman, respectively, leading the company’s C-suite executive team and the board of directors. Amongst these teams, the collective leadership is responsible for $879,610 to Republican causes and $79,099 to Democratic causes. Under their tenure, Valero Energy currently holds a 'Lower Risk' risk rating.

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Shareholder Proposals

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ESG Category
Summary of ResolutionMgmt RecTotal Vote % in Favor
5/9/23EnvironmentalMercy Investment Services, Inc.Proposal to Set Different GHG Emissions Reductions TargetsAgainst31.80%
5/9/23SocialService Employees International Union Master TrustProposal to Oversee and Issue an Additional Racial Equity Audit and ReportAgainst11.70%
4/28/22EnvironmentalMercy Investment ServicesDisclose Climate Action Plan and GHG Emissions Reduction TargetsAgainst42.40%
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