Corprate Bias Ratings
AES Corporation, a global energy company, does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees. However, it has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. The company covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children. Its CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge, which includes a commitment to promote DEI through bias education training in the workplace. The company regularly uses its reputation to support LGBTQ Pride, has lobbied for LGBTQ causes, and discriminates against some religious organizations in its charitable giving. For these reasons, AES 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.
AES has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on political views or religious beliefs (1).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
AES’s CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, which includes a commitment to promote DEI through bias education training in the workplace (1). The company requires all its employees to complete unconscious bias training and regularly supports LGBTQ Pride (2)(3)(4). AES is aiming to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 (5). AES Indiana has publicized its support and participation in the Indy Pride Parade (6). The CEO of AES Corporation, Andes Gluski, is a member of the Business Roundtable and signed its 2019 Statement on the Purpose of Corporation, which promotes stakeholder capitalism over traditional obligations to shareholders and customers (7)(8).
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November 28, 2023
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