Corprate Bias Ratings
Alliant Energy vets vendors for LGBTQ policies but 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. Alliant Energy discriminates against religious organizations in its charitable giving and frequently uses its reputation to advocate for LGBT issues. Its CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge and is a member of The Business Roundtable. However, it provides viewpoint protections for its employees and does not use its PAC contributions for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Alliant Energy 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.
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.
Alliant Energy’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). Its CEO is a member of The Business Roundtable but has not supported any ideological initiatives (2). Alliant Energy advocates for the LGBTQ+ community by publishing articles and sharing resources of LGBTQ+ innovators in the energy field (3). Alliant Energy promotes its LGBTQ+ ERG by implementing new voluntary gender and sexuality self-identification options and flying the rainbow flag during Pride Month (4). Alliant Energy lit up its “Cedar Rapids Tower” rainbow in recognition of Pride Month and hosted a conversation on DE&I practices including Unconscious Bias (5)(6). Alliant Energy aspires to achieve net-zero emissions from utility operations by 2050 (7).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
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November 27, 2023
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