Corprate Bias Ratings
Webflow, an online website builder and host, has not publicly terminated business relationships due to views or beliefs. However, it retains the right to cancel its contracts "for any reason," including for dissemination of anything that "contradicts local health authorities, the WHO, or CDC..." or "may manipulate or interfere in elections or other civic processes." The company does not provide viewpoint protection for its employees. Webflow has introduced unconscious bias trainings and inclusion seminars for employees. It has not externally advocated for or funded ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression. For these reasons, Webflow 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.
There are no publicly known cases of Webflow terminating business relationships due to views or beliefs. However, Webflow retains the right to terminate licenses it distributes “at any time for any reason or no reason” according to its Terms of Service (1). Its updated Terms of Service includes a “Misinformation” section that classifies misinformation as anything that “(i) includes or promulgates false or misleading information about COVID-19; (ii) may manipulate or interfere in elections or other civic processes; (iii) has been technically manipulated or doctored in a way that may deceive or confuse others; (iv) may create a risk of harm to crisis-affected populations; (v) promotes substances or treatments that present a risk of bodily harm or death; or (vi) contradicts local health authorities, The Who, or the CDC guidance on established safe medical practices” (2). However, it is unclear to what degree Webflow has enforced these guidelines.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Webflow offers community grants without explicitly discriminating against faith-based charities (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Webflow has pledged to be an “anti-racist” company and hosts “company-wide anti-racism and inclusion trainings.” Webflow has also hosted speeches by noted pro-critical race theory thinker Ibram X. Kendi (1).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
There are no publicly known cases of Webflow using corporate funds to advance ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression (1).
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August 9, 2023
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