Across America and the world, companies are making employees feel free to bring their faiths and beliefs with them to work, creating more inclusive, productive and profitable environments. We’d love to have your company join this excitingly inclusive movement! For a fuller overview, see “Let us know how we can help!” Please be in touch!
Brian J. Grim, Ph.D.
– President and Founder
Regardless of politics, religion, gender, race, ethnicity, economic status, sexual orientation, or any other factors, all Americans value freedom of religion, faith, spirituality and conscience. These freedoms are a central part of what has made America the country which it is today.
Our various denominations and faiths impact not only our individual and family lives, but also our work lives. Indeed, there is growing recognition that having a faith-friendly business and work environment is not only good for people’s wellbeing, but it is also good for the bottom line.
To become a certified Faith-Friendly Workplace, a company must sign the Religious Freedom & Business Foundation’s Corporate Pledge (below) and annually provide their staff with our Workplace Religious Literacy Training. To get certified, contact us today!
Promoting Sustainable and Innovative Business Through Protecting Workplace Freedom of Religion or Belief*
[COMPANY] affirms that freedom of religion or belief (“FoRB”) is a fundamental right. [COMPANY] also recognizes that religious freedom promotes sustainable and innovative businesses, contributes to human flourishing, and results in peaceful and stable societies. For these reasons, and with a vision of a future of innovative and sustainable economies where FoRB and diversity are respected, [COMPANY] strives to be a leader in promoting and protecting FoRB in its workplace and communities.
Non-Discrimination and Non-Harassment on the Basis of Religion or Belief
[COMPANY] respects each individual’s rights to freedom of religion or belief, provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and prohibits discrimination on the basis of religion or belief. This prohibition on religious discrimination applies to all aspects of employment including, without limitation, recruitment, interviewing, hiring, training, job assignments, promotions, demotions, compensation, benefits, transfers, terminations. [COMPANY] will take appropriate action upon receiving a report consistent with its general non- harassment and non-discrimination policy.
Religious Accommodation and Inclusion
[COMPANY] promotes a religiously inclusive environment where each employee’s beliefs are recognized and respected, but where religion or belief is not a matter of force or coercion. Consistent with this policy, an employee may seek, and [COMPANY] will provide, a reasonable religious accommodation that does not create an undue hardship on [COMPANY]’s business if his or her religious beliefs, observances, practices, or requirements conflict with his or her job, work schedule, [COMPANY]’s policy or practice on dress and appearance, or with other aspects of employment.
Protecting and Promoting Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB) in Our Communities
[COMPANY] strives to be a leader in promoting and protecting freedom of religion or belief (FoRB) among its stakeholders and in the broader community. Among other practices that are consistent with this policy, [COMPANY] will strive to support local, national and global initiatives that promote FoRB.
* Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB) is an internationally recognized human right protecting people’s right to practice, change or have no religion (see Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights).
Corporate Pledge Signed Internationally