AvalonBay Communities

Real Estate

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High Risk


AvalonBay Communities scored a 100 on the 2023 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), a political stakeholder group. By complying with the HRC’s controversial demands, AvalonBay Communities increases the risk of dividing employees, alienating customers and harming shareholders. The company covers transgender-related medical costs for its employees and their children and provides specific sexual orientation and gender identity-based benefits. It also uses sex and gender ideology criteria in employee recruitment, vendor selection, marketing, and philanthropic support. AvalonBay Communities forces employees to undergo multiple ideological trainings and uses its reputation, corporate funds, and political influence to support controversial sex and gender ideologies, organizations, and legislation. AvalonBay Communities CEO signed the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge. The company supports the Equality Act and 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". For these reasons, AvalonBay receives a High Risk rating.

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