Corprate Bias Ratings
American Tower vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination, though the company has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. American Tower donates to Planned Parenthood and the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). The company covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children. It is a signatory of the Business Roundtable's 2019 Statement on the Purpose of Corporation, which promotes stakeholder capitalism. For these reasons, American Tower 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 Tower received a score of 95 on the Corporate Equality Index from the HRC (1). Among other requirements, this means American Tower vets suppliers according to LGBTQ policies. However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships due to views or beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
American Tower does not publish any rules against giving to faith-based charities (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
American Tower has donated directly to Planned Parenthood (1). In the company’s 2021 Sustainability Report, the company revealed that it has financially supported the HRC’s foundation (2). American Tower is a corporate partner of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (3). American Tower’s HRC CEI profile indicates the company covers the cost of “medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children (4)(5).
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November 28, 2023
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