CharityWatch's rating of Alight also includes the financial activities of its related entities, which are consolidated in the Alight audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020. The related entities include: Questscope, LTD. (U.S.) and Questscope (UK); Organization for Refuge, Asylum and Migration (ORAM); Eastern Congo Initiative and Affiliate (ECI); and Upwardly Global. All material intercompany accounts and transactions have been eliminated in the audit consolidation.
According to the Alight consolidated audit of March 31, 2020 (Note 1 re: Organization):
"The [audited] consolidated financial statements include the operations of Alight...and several other non-profit organization (collectively, related entities) in which Alight's Board of Directors maintain control through governance arrangements with each organization. The agreements with the related entities allow each of the organizations to retain their unique identities, values and leadership, while leveraging each entities [sic] strengths and unique qualities...
"Questscope, LTD. is a non-profit organization with registration in the United States. Questscope is a UK registered charity under the United Kingdom Articles of Charitable Companies. Questscope is also legally registered to conduct business in the Hashimite Kingdom of Jordan (Jordan). Both Questscope, LTD. and Questscope receive grants and contributions to manage educational refugee programs in Jordan and Syria.
"ORAM – Organization for Refuge, Asylum and Migration (ORAM), is a non-profit organization incorporated in 2008 in the state of California and registered in Germany. ORAM advocates for the protection and well-being of extremely vulnerable LGBTIQ asylum seekers and refugees globally and is recognized as the first international non-profit to assist people fleeing persecution based on their sexual orientation or gender identity and has since become a thought leader in LGBTIQ migration...
"ECI – Eastern Congo Initiative and Affiliate (ECI) is a public charity incorporated in 2011 in the state of Washington and registered in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). ECI is the first U.S. based advocacy and grant making initiative wholly focused on working with and for the people of the DRC.
"...ECI joined the Alight organization on September 30th, 2019 with Alight established as the sole voting member. By this agreement, Alight moved the Asili project into the ECI organization. Asili is a social enterprise organization in the DRC that supports water, medical care, and agricultural services to local communities. ECI's mission is to increase the quality and quantity of investments into DRC through Congolese led solutions, collaborative partnerships, and by promoting public policy changes through grassroots advocacy.
"Upwardly Global is a registered non-profit benefit corporation in the state of California. Upwardly Global provides immigrants, refugees, and political asylees the tools and training they need to rebuild their professional careers in the USA and promotes immigrant inclusion in the workplace... Upwardly Global was a consolidated entity for part of each of the two years ending March 31, 2020 and 2019 [for the period July 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019]..."