Corprate Bias Ratings
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, known to the public as Amtrak, is a quasi-public transportation service headquartered in Washington, D.C. Amtrak 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. As a corporation with public funding, Amtrak's individual involvement in social advocacy has been limited. Amtrak covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children. However, Amtrak has not discriminated against religious organizations in its charitable giving or used corporate dollars for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Amtrak receives a Lower 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.
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, known to the public as Amtrak, received a score of 90% on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign (1). Among other requirements, this means the company has pledged to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. However, Amtrak has not terminated any business relationships due to ideological differences.
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.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Amtrak has not corporately funded ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression (1).
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August 18, 2023
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