American Century Investments
Corprate Bias Ratings
American Century Investments does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees. However, it has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. The company is a signatory of the Principles for Responsible Investment, incorporating ESG issues into investment analysis, decision-making, and other business practices. Its CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge and has a corporate partnership with the LGBT Great and the Diversity Project. However, it does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. For these reasons, American Century Investments 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.
American Century Investments is a signatory of the Principles for Responsible Investment, incorporating ESG issues into investment analysis, decision-making, and other business practices (1). The company integrates ESG into all of its business practices, “making the integration of ESG factors into the investment process more important than ever” (2)(3). However, the company 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.
American Century Investments CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, which includes a commitment to promote DEI through bias education training in the workplace (1). The company is a member of LGBT Great, an organization that provides companies with advice on how to be more inclusive to the LGBTQ community (2)(3). American Century Investments Multi-Asset Strategies Chief Investment Officer Rich Weiss was recognized by LGBT Great as one of its Top 50 Executive Allies (4). LGBT Great also announced Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Thomas and Victor Zhang as two of the Global Top 100 Executive Allies for 2021 (5).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
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October 31, 2023
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