iHeartMedia

iHeartRadio, Clear Channel UK, Katz Media Group, Inc., Premiere Networks, Mediabase
Texas
Media and Entertainment

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Medium Risk

Summary:

By complying with Human Rights Campaign’s controversial demands, iHeartMedia 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 marketing and philanthropic support. iHeartMedia 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. iHeartMedia integrates ESG into all of its business practices. The company advocates for LGBTQ causes by hosting "Pride Radio" on its platform and Abortion: The Body Politic podcast. iHeartMedia has donated over $12 million to LGBTQ organizations including GLAAD and donated to the National Urban League. For these reasons, iHeartMedia receives a "Medium Risk" rating.

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