Corprate Bias Ratings
Avalon Bay Communities vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination, though the company 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. The company has supported the Equality Act. For these reasons, AvalonBay 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.
AvalonBay Communities received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this means the company has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies (1). However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships due to views or beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
AvalonBay Communities does not discriminate against faith-based charities in its giving and partners with faith-based groups such as the Salvation Army and Habitat for Humanity (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
AvalonBay Communities has a perfect score on the HRC’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index. This score indicates the company covers the cost of “medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children (1)(2). The company advocates for the Equality Act (3). Its CEO, Ben Schall, has signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge (4).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
AvalonBay Communities donates to Los Angeles LGBT Center JVS SoCal, an organization that provides “transgender” people with “Hormone therapy, including education and management” and “Pre- and post-surgical care” (1).
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November 28, 2023
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