Corprate Bias Ratings
Zurich Financial vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination. Zurich ended business relationships with coal exposed companies and diverted from clients that fell under its coal policy. The company covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children but does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. Zurich Insurance withdrew from the Net Zero Insurance Alliance but has donated to the Equality PAC. For these reasons, Zurich Insurance Group receives a High 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.
Zurich Insurance Group received a score of 95 on the Corporate Equality Index. Among other commitments, the company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies (1)(2). In 2020, Zurich Insurance Group ended business with over one third of coal exposed companies who did not adopt “greener practices” and divested from 41% of its clients that fell under its coal policy (3)(4).
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.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Zurich Insurance does not use corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies.
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December 5, 2023
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