Vista Equity Partners

Texas
Diversified Financials

Corprate Bias Ratings

Risk Level:

Rating - Clear
Lower Risk

Vista Equity Partners is an American investment firm. It has not publicly terminated business relationships due to ideological beliefs, though it does not protect employees from viewpoint discrimination. Vista Equity is a signatory of the Business Roundtable's 2019 Statement on the Purpose of Corporation, which promotes stakeholder capitalism. Vista Equity Partners is part of Glasgow's Net Zero Alliance, however, it has not used its corporate dollars to promote ideological agendas. For these reasons, Vista Equity Partners receives a "Lower Risk" rating.

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Corporate Weaponization
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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.

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Vista Equity Partners has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on political views or religious beliefs.

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Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.

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Vista Equity Partners does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving (1).

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Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.

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Rationale

Vista Equity Partners does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees (1).

Corporate Governance and Public Policy
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Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.

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Vista Equity Partners Management LLC is part of the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative, committed to carbon neutrality with its investments by 2050 (1). CEO Robert F. Smith is a member of the Business Roundtable and signed its 2019 Statement on the Purpose of Corporation, which promotes stakeholder capitalism over traditional obligations to shareholders and customers (2)(3).

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Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.

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Vista Equity Partners has not used corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies (1).

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Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.

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N/A
Rationale

Vista Equity Partners does not operate a PAC at this time.

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February 9, 2024

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