Corprate Bias Ratings
Virgin Group has not terminated business relationships due to views or beliefs. Company founder Richard Branson has been public in his support for LGBTQ agendas and his opposition to Donald Trump in pieces published on the company's site. Virgin Money UK is committed to carbon neutrality by 2050. The company has not used corporate dollars to support ideological organizations hostile to freedom of expression. The company does not discriminate against faith-based charities in its giving. For these reasons, Virgin Group 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.
Virgin Group has not publicly terminated business relationships due to views or beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Virgin Unite, the charitable foundation of Virgin Group, does not have a written policy prohibiting donations to faith-based charities (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Virgin Group founder Richard Branson issued a statement on the company website expressing his support for pro-choice policies (1). The Virgin Unite site has urged users to support organizations such as the Human Rights Campaign and the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network and to oppose state-level LGBTQ bills in North Carolina and Mississippi (2). Virgin Money UK is a PCAF member, committed to net zero carbon emissions by 2050 (3)(4).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Virgin Group has not donated to any ideological organizations hostile to free expression (1).
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September 20, 2023
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