Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)
Corprate Bias Ratings
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination, thought he company has not publicly terminated business relationships due to views or beliefs. The company covers the cost of abortion-related travel expenses and "medically necessary transition-related care" for its employees and their children. AMD supports the Equality Act, is a corporate sponsor of Out & Equal, and is committed to carbon neutrality by 2040. The company also discriminates against religious groups in its charitable giving policies. For these reasons, AMD receives a Medium 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.
AMD received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index, meaning that, among other criteria, AMD has pledged to vet vendors for support of LGBTQ policies (1). However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships due to views or beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
AMD’s giving policy explicitly bans religious groups from receiving funds. It remains unclear if donations to a faith-based charity for a secular or community purpose are also prohibited (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
AMD has a perfect score on the HRC’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index. This score indicates the company covers the cost of “medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children (1)(2). The company is a supporter of the Equality Act and a Ceres Network Member, committed to net zero carbon emissions by 2040 (3)(4)(5).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
AMD has pledged to reimburse employees for expenses occurred when seeking abortions (1). AMD CEO Lisa Su has stated that the company would pledge money to the Black Lives Matter movement and related causes, though the amount of money pledged is unclear (2)(3). AMD is a corporate sponsor of Out & Equal (4).
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August 9, 2023
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