The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, known to the public as Amtrak, is a quasi-public transportation service headquartered in Washington, D.C. As a corporation with public funding, Amtrak's individual involvement in social advocacy has been limited. Amtrak has participated in some Pride events and made broad statements in favor of racial justice, although the company has not become directly involved with any ideological organizations. Furthermore, Amtrak has not fired employees for political differences or discriminated against religious organizations in its charitable giving. 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 political differences.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Amtrak does not provide political viewpoint protections (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Amtrak has not corporately supported ideological causes or policies.
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).
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation does not have a PAC or make political contributions.
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December 22, 2022
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