Corprate Bias Ratings
Westwood does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees but has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. The company is a signatory for the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment and integrates ESG into its business practices. However, it does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving and has not used its corporate funds for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Salient 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.
Westwood integrates ESG into all of its business practices. It claims to be “committed to the successful integration and promotion of ESG at both the corporate level and investment level” (1). However, the company has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on political views or religious beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
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October 27, 2023
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