Anschultz Entertainment Group
Corprate Bias Ratings
Anschutz Entertainment Group, Inc. vets vendors for LGBTQ policies and does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees. However, it has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. The company covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care" for its employees and their children. Anschultz Entertainment discriminates against some religious organizations in its charitable giving and its CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge. The company has funded the Elton John AIDS Foundation LGBT Fund and pledged to support the development of an LGBTQ+ anti-bias training. However, it has not lobbied for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Anschutz Entertainment Group 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.
Anschutz Entertainment has received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index (1). Among other requirements, this means the company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies (2). However, Anschutz Entertainment has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious beliefs or political views.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Anschutz Entertainment’s charitable giving guidelines require no discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, thereby excluding some religious charities (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Anschutz Entertainment has committed to public advocacy for or engagement with LGBTQ causes, including honoring the Stonewall Uprising at an event (1). Anschutz Entertainment’s CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, which includes a commitment to promote DEI through bias education training in the workplace (2). Anschutz Entertainment is aiming for net zero carbon emissions by 2050 (3).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Anschutz Entertainment has a perfect score on the HRC’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index (1). This score indicates the company covers the cost of “medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children (2). Anschutz Entertainment funded the Elton John AIDS Foundation LGBT Fund, and pledged to support the Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative’s LGBTQ+ anti-bias training (3)(4).
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October 31, 2023
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