Automatic Data Processing (ADP)

New Jersey
Accounting Payroll & HR Services

Corporate Bias Rating

Expand Summary

Risk Level:

Rating - Danger
High Risk


Automatic Data Processing (ADP) scored an 85 on the 2023 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), a political stakeholder group. By complying with the HRC’s controversial demands, ADP Increases the risk of dividing employees, alienating customers and harming shareholders. The company covers transgender-related medical costs for its employees and their children and provides specific sexual orientation and gender identity-based benefits. It also uses sex and gender ideology criteria in employee recruitment, vendor selection, marketing, and philanthropic support. ADP uses corporate funds, and political influence to support controversial sex and gender ideologies, organizations, and legislation. ADP has supported the Equality Act and transgender participation in girls' sports. It is a corporate partner of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce. ADP has funded the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Amnesty International. ADP is a signatory of the Business Roundtable's 2019 Statement on the Purpose of Corporation, which promotes stakeholder capitalism. ADP has not lobbied for ideological causes, though. For these reasons, ADP receives a High Risk rating.

Generate Reports