Vox Media, the parent company of Vox news and various entertainment sites, has not terminated business relationships due to religious or political beliefs, though it vets suppliers for LGBTQ policies and does not have explicit political viewpoint protections for employees. Vox Media has not donated to ideological organizations but does have a clear left-leaning slant in its reporting. For these reasons, Vox Media receives a "Lower 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.
Vox Media received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign (1). Among other requirements, this means Vox Media vets suppliers according to LGBTQ policies. There are no publicly known instances of Vox Media terminating business relationships due to ideological differences.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Vox does not engage in direct charitable giving, although the company maintains volunteer programs, brand partnerships, and a pro bono advertisement program. These services primarily focus on racial equity, and there is no written rule prohibiting collaboration with religious organizations (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Vox Media protects employees from discrimination due to religious affiliation and “beliefs” (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Independent reviews of Vox Media’s news content unanimously suggest that the organization has a strong left-wing slant in its reporting (1)(2). Vox’s content has echoed and endorsed organizations such as the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation and the American Civil Liberties Union (3)(4). The founders of Vox, the news and opinion publication of Vox Media, are vocally left-wing (5)(6).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
There are no publicly known cases of Vox Media funding ideological organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Vox Media does not operate a PAC.
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December 22, 2022
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