American Family Insurance (AmFam)
Corprate Bias Ratings
American Family Insurance (AmFam) vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination. It has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs, though. The company covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care" for its employees and their children and pledged $105 million to BLM and related causes. AmFam is a corporate partner of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce. However, the company does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving and has not used its PAC contributions for ideological purposes. For these reasons, AmFam 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 Family Insurance has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on political views or religious beliefs. The company received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index. Among other requirements, this means American Family Insurance has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies (1)(2).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
American Family Insurance’s foundation will not donate to houses of worship through its corporate grants (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
The company spoke out in support of the Supreme Court’s 2020 ruling incorporating sexual identity into federal nondiscrimination employment laws (1). AmFam is a part of CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion (2). CEO Bill Westrate is a member of the Business Roundtable (3). The company has also posted blog posts that highlight support for LGBT causes (4).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
American Family Insurance 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). American Family Insurance has pledged $105 million to the Black Lives Matter movement and related causes (3)(4). The company is a corporate partner of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (5).
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December 5, 2023
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