Corprate Bias Ratings
Amgen vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination. However, it has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. Amgen covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children. The company donated $7.5 million to BLM and related causes and matches employee donations to Planned Parenthood. Amgen is a corporate partner of the National LGBT Commerce. For these reasons, Amgen 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.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
The Amgen Foundation gives to organizations that work to “advance science education, improve quality of care and access for patients, and create sound communities where Amgen staff members live and work” (1). The foundation does not give grants to religious organizations “unless the gift is designated to a program that is secular in nature” (2).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Amgen does not use its corporate image to involve itself in politics (1).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Amgen 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). Amgen also matches employee donations to Planned Parenthood (3). Amgen pledged $7.5 million to the Black Lives Matter movement and related causes (4)(5). The company is a corporate partner of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (6).
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November 28, 2023
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