Ameren vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination, 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. Ameren is a corporate partner of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce and uses its corporate reputation to advance ideological causes. For these reasons, Ameren 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.
Ameren has received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index. Among other requirements, this means the company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies (1). Ameren has not terminated business relationships due to religious or political beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
According to Ameren’s charitable giving guidelines, “religious or similar groups generally do not qualify for Ameren grants” (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Ameren does not protect its employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Ameren 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 committed to public advocacy for LGBTQ causes, including the Metro Trans Umbrella Group (3). Ameren’s CEO, Warner L Baxter, signed onto the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion and created the Inclusion Cruiser (4). Ameren implements the ESG framework into all of its business practices through its Sustainable Value Proposition (5).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Ameren is a corporate partner of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (1).
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Ameren has used its PAC donations in a bipartisan manner consistent with its business interests (1).
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June 5, 2023
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