Akamai Technologies

Cloud & Data Storage, Data Security

Corporate Bias Rating

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Rating - Caution
Medium Risk


By complying with the HRC’s controversial demands, Akamai increases the risk of dividing employees, alienating customers and harming shareholders. The company provides a benefits package for employees which covers transgender medical procedures for covered employees and dependents, including children. It also uses sex and gender ideology criteria in employee recruitment, vendor selection, marketing, and philanthropic support. Akamai uses its reputation, corporate funds, and political influence to support controversial sex and gender ideologies, organizations, and legislation. However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. Akamai supports the Equality Act and is a Ceres Network Member, committed to carbon neutrality by 2040. The company denounced various states’ legislative efforts to protect election integrity and security. However, Akamai has not lobbied for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Akamai Technologies receives a Medium Risk rating.

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