Corprate Bias Ratings
Verisk, a data analytics and risk assessment firm, vets vendors for LGBTQ policies and does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees. However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. Its CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge and is a signatory of the Business Roundtable's 2019 Statement on the Purpose of Corporation, which promotes stakeholder capitalism. The company regularly supports LGBTQ Pride. However, it does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. For these reasons, Verisk Analytics 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.
Verisk has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. Its Supplier Code of Conduct requires suppliers to include sexual orientation and gender identity in its nondiscrimination policy (1). However, the company 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.
Verisk Analytics does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. The company focuses on funding organizations that support “museums to youth organizations, hospitals to homeless shelters, and organizations serving domestic violence victims, disabled veterans, first responders, and more” (1)(2).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Verisk’s CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, which includes a commitment to promote DEI through bias education training in the workplace (1). Its CEO also signed the Business Roundtable’s 2019 Statement on the Purpose of Corporation, which promotes stakeholder capitalism over traditional obligations to shareholders and customers (2). Verisk regularly supports LGBTQ Pride (3)(4).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Verisk Analytics supported Reimagining Inclusion for Social Equity which brings together LGBTQ+ IT specialists. It also supported AnitaB.org Grace Hopper Celebration which focuses on bringing together women and non-binary technologists globally. The company has also given to the Equal Justice Initiative (1).
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November 30, 2023
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