Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM)
Corprate Bias Ratings
Archer-Daniels-Midland company 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. The company covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children. However, it has not used its reputation or PAC contributions for ideological purposes. For these reasons, ADM 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.
ADM’s gift matching program will not match employee donations to houses of worship or church-affiliated programs but will donate to “multi-denomination, faith-based organizations with a U.S. 501(c)(3) registration, primarily engaged in providing social services.” As such, ADM will match donations to companies such as Habitat for Humanity, Salvation Army, and Girl Scouts (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
CEO Juan Luciano is a member of the Business Roundtable but has not supported any ideological initiatives (1).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
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December 5, 2023
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|Date||ESG Category||Proponent||Summary of Resolution||Mgmt Rec||Total Vote % in Favor|
|5/4/23||Governance||John Chevedden||Independent Board Chairman||Against||31.10%|
|5/5/22||Social||As You Sow||Report on Pesticide Use in Supply Chains||Against||31.74%|
|5/5/22||Governance||John Chevedden||Special Meetings- Remove 1-Year Holding Req.||Against||5.12%|