Arizona Public Service Company
Corprate Bias Ratings
Arizona Public Service Company 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. APS signed the UNITY pledge and regularly supports LGBTQ Pride. APS participated in the Phoenix Pride Parade and supports the Greater Phoenix Gay, Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, and One 'N Ten. For these reasons, Arizona Public Service 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.
Arizona Public Service Company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. Its Supplier Ethical Conduct requires vendors to include sexual orientation and gender identity in their nondiscrimination policy (1). However, it has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on political views or religious beliefs.
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.
APS UNITY Pledge in support of equality for gay and transgender housing (1). The company committed to achieving net zero emissions by 2050 (2). APS publicly supports Pride Month and POND, an LGBTQIA+ youth housing program (3). APS hosts a series advocating for the LGBT community and participated in the annual Phoenix Pride Parade (4).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
APS supports Greater Phoenix Gay, Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, and One ‘N Ten. The LGBT Alliance contributed directly to APS through recruitment, inclusion, retention, and leadership (1).
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November 17, 2023
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