Although Authentic Brands does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees, it has not canceled contracts or fired employees for their views or beliefs. The company has used its corporate image to advance external political and social agendas. Authentic Brands hosts internal pro-LGBTQ events and messaging, but it works with vendors, employees, and clients of all persuasions. For these reasons, Authentic Brands 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.
There are no publicly known examples of Authentic Brands firing employees or canceling contracts based on viewpoints.
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.
Authentic Brands does not protect its employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
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.
There are no publicly known cases of Authentic Brands donating to ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression (1).
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Authentic Brands does not have a PAC.
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May 11, 2023
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