Corprate Bias Ratings
By complying with Human Rights Campaign's controversial demands, AMC Networks 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. AMC Networks forces employees to undergo multiple ideological trainings and uses its reputation, corporate funds, and political influence to support controversial sex and gender ideologies, organizations, and legislation and does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees. AMC Networks supports LGBTQ Pride and has partnered with the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). For these reasons, AMC Networks 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.
AMC Networks has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on political views or religious beliefs.
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.
AMC Networks’ HRC 2023 CEI rating indicates the company agrees to allow a controversial stakeholder group focused on sexual identity issues to dictate marketing or advertising strategy (1)(2). By doing so, the company risks dividing employees, alienating customers and harming shareholders. AMC Networks supports LGBTQ Pride (3)(4).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
AMC Networks’ HRC 2023 CEI rating indicates the company covers transgender related costs for its employees and their children, including paid short-term leave, puberty blockers, cross-sex hormones, chest surgeries, genital surgeries, medical visits and lab monitoring, travel and lodging. Additionally, the company has pledged philanthropic support of at least one organization or event that promotes sex and gender ideology (1)(2). By allowing a political stakeholder group to dictate operations, the company increases health care costs and risks dividing employees, alienating customers and harming shareholders. In 2022, AMC Networks began a partnership with the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) (3). Otherwise, there are no publicly known cases of AMC Networks using its corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies (4).
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January 9, 2024
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