Live Nation, a forum used to sell tickets to concerts and sporting events, has not terminated business relationships due to ideological beliefs, though it vets suppliers according to LGBTQ policies. It protects employees from viewpoint discrimination and does not fund ideological groups. However, Live Nation did oppose Georgia's election reform laws. For these reasons, Live Nation 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.
Live Nation received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index, meaning that, among other criteria, it has pledged to vet vendors for support of LGBTQ policies (1).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Live Nation does not publish philanthropy guidelines but is focused on supporting local communities, veterans, and underserved youth (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Live Nation protects employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Live Nation signed a letter published in The New York Times attacking Georgia’s voting integrity measures (1). Its subsidiary, Ticketmaster, released a resource guide for Black Lives Matter supporters, urging individuals to donate to groups that paid bail for those arrested during the Summer 2020 riots (2). Live Nation partnered with Michelle Obama’s voter registration drive, as well as the New Georgia Project, which advocates for redistricting proposals that would benefit Democrats, founded by Stacey Abrams (3)(4).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
There are no publicly known instances of Live Nation using corporate dollars to support ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Live Nation does not operate a PAC.
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March 24, 2023
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