Vimeo, a video hosting and sharing platform, has canceled business relationships with Christian content producers and allies of former President Trump. Vimeo removed a video that documented real life stories about experiences with transgender ideology. Vimeo executives have also voiced pro-abortion views and have used their HR policies to provide travel benefits for an abortion. Vimeo does not have viewpoint protections for its employees. For these reasons, Vimeo receives a "High 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.
Vimeo has banned a number of accounts for political or religious reasons. These include the pages of a Christian content producer who questioned vaccine efficacy (1), as well as the account of Mike Lindell, a prominent businessman and supporter of former President Trump (2). Vimeo removed a documentary on January 24, 2023 called “Dead Name” that “profiled families upended by transgender ideology” (3).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Vimeo does not have a charitable giving program at this time (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Vimeo does not protect employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
A Vimeo executive has issued statements criticizing the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade and claiming that abortion is a “fundamental human right”(1). Vimeo has a longstanding partnership with an LGBTQ movie festival (2). Vimeo has promoted films that promote postmodern gender ideology (3). Other videos encouraged narratives around systemic racism and reparations (4).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Vimeo has pledged to provide travel benefits for abortion (1).
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Vimeo does not operate a PAC or engage in lobbying.
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March 24, 2023
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