Corprate Bias Ratings
Axon Enterprise, a technology and weapons manufacturing company, does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees. However, it has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. Axon released a public statement on being anti-racist and fighting systemic racism following the death of George Floyd. It frequently uses its reputation to promote LGBTQ issues and offers company-wide unconscious bias training. Axon has lobbied to fight "systemic racism". However, it does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving and has not used its corporate funds for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Axon Enterprise 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.
Axon has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies. Its Supplier Code of Conduct requires vendors to include sexual orientation and gender identity in their nondiscrimination policy (1). The company prioritizes diversity in its hiring and promotion (2). However, Axon has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on views or 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.
Axon released a public statement on being anti-racist and fighting systemic racism following the death of George Floyd It also offers company-wide unconscious bias training (1). The company promotes its LGBTQ+ affinity group “Axon Allies” and celebrates its board diversity including members of the LGBTQ+ community (2). Axon shares LGBTQ+ employee stories of inclusion and diversity in the workplace (3)(4). Axon celebrates Pride Month, participated in Pride parades and other pride celebrations in the month of June, and hosted an educational brunch on LGBTQ+ issues (5). Axon offers educational opportunities on LGBTQIA+ history, rights, and conversations to all its employees (6)(7).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Axon does not use corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies (1).
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November 8, 2023
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