Whirlpool Corporation has not publicly terminated any business relationships due to religious or political views. However, the company has worked with the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) by funding the organization, pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies, and advocating for the LGBTQ community. Whirlpool will not match employee donations to churches like it will for secular organizations. It lacks viewpoint protections for employees but requires them to undergo unconscious bias training. For these reasons, Whirlpool Corporation 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.
Whirlpool has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious beliefs or political views. The company received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the HRC. Among other requirements, this means Whirlpool has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies (1).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Whirlpool’s employee match program does not match donations made to “churches or religious denominations or theological schools or other religion-related groups,” in addition to a host of other eligibility restrictions (1). It does match donations made to certain religious groups.
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Whirlpool does not protect its employees against viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
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March 23, 2023
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