American Axle & Manufacturing
Corprate Bias Ratings
American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM), vets vendors for LGBTQ policies and does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees. However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. AAM's CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, which includes a commitment to promote DEI through bias education training in the workplace. The company has given $7 million in charitable giving to DEI organizations since 2017, but it is unclear which organizations have been supported. However, AAM does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. For these reasons, AAM 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.
AAM has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. Its Supplier Code of Conduct requires vendors to include sexual orientation and gender identity in its nondiscrimination policy (1). However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
AAM does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
AAM’s training includes teaching its associates to “detect and mitigate bias through trainings and seminars” (1). The company committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2040 and was named among Forbes Best Employers for Diversity of 2023 (2)(3). AAM’s CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, which includes a commitment to promote DEI through bias education training in the workplace (4).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
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November 21, 2023
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