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2nd Amendment

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Environment

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Marriage

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Life

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Immigration

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Religious Liberty

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2nd Amendment
No information can be found to indicate advocacy for or against 2nd Amendment issues.

Environment
Converse’s parent company, Nike, is a member of the Ceres Company Network and the Ceres BICEP Network, which is a business coalition that supports cap-and-trade; Nike is also a signer of the Ceres Climate Declaration, Accessed 05/17/17.
Converse’s parent company, Nike, supports the 2015 Paris climate deal, Accessed 04/25/17.
Converse’s parent company, Nike, has pledged to continue to support the Paris agreement despite the U.S. withdrawal, Accessed 06/12/17.

Marriage
Converse’s parent company, Nike, is a corporate sponsor of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and received a score of 100 on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index. See more on HRC’s position on marriage here, Accessed 04/25/17.
Converse’s parent company, Nike, supported same-sex marriage by signing an amicus brief asking the Supreme Court to overturn state marriage laws in Obergefell v. Hodges (2015), Accessed 6/5/17.

Life
Converse’s parent company, Nike, is listed as a company that matches gifts to Planned Parenthood, 10/05/16.
Converse’s parent company, Nike, contributes to the Population Council, which promotes safe abortion worldwide as a way to reduce poverty in densely populated countries around the world, Accessed 8/24/16.
Converse’s parent company, Nike, matches gifts to Susan G. Komen NYC and MN chapters, which fund Planned Parenthood, Accessed 8/24/16.

Education
No information can be found to indicate advocacy for or against education issues.

Immigration
No information can be found to indicate advocacy for or against immigration issues.

Religious Liberty
Converse’s parent company, Nike, is a corporate sponsor of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and received a score of 100 on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index. See more on HRC’s position on religious liberty here, Accessed 04/25/17.
Converse’s parent company, Nike, was part of a group of companies opposing religious liberty protections in Indiana in 2015. Indiana’s 2015 RFRA law affirmed religious liberty protections, Accessed 8/24/16.
Converse’s parent company, Nike, is a member of a business coalition supporting passage of the Equality Act, which advocates for sweeping sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) protections at the federal level and undermines 1st Amendment protections for religious liberty, Accessed 04/25/17.

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