NextEra Energy

Florida
Energy

Risk Level:

Rating - Clear
Lower Risk

Summary:

NextEra Energy has not used its corporate power to advance ideological agendas hostile to freedom of expression or take sides in sociocultural debates. It has not terminated business relationships due to viewpoints or beliefs. However, NextEra Energy is a member of the activist group Business Roundtable. Nonetheless, the company has not been weaponized to cancel clients for their beliefs. For these reasons, NextEra Energy receives a "Lower Risk" rating.

Criteria
Risk Level
Rationale
Corporate Weaponization
Criteria

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.

Risk Level
Rationale

NextEra Energy has not publicly terminated any business relationships due to religious beliefs or political views.

Criteria

Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.

Risk Level
Rationale

NextEra Energy restricts its charitable giving to local United Way programs, educational institutions, and other local community nonprofits. It does not prohibit donations to religious groups or schools, or other groups based on viewpoints (1).

Criteria

Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.

Risk Level
Rationale

NextEra Energy does not protect its employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).

Corporate Governance and Public Policy
Criteria

Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.

Risk Level
Rationale

NextEra Energy is a member of the Business Roundtable (1). However, the company has not specifically used its corporate reputation to advocate for ideological causes or policies hostile to freedom of expression.

Criteria

Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.

Risk Level
Rationale

NextEra Energy’s foundation does not donate to any ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression (1). The company has not funded partisan ideological organizations.

Criteria

Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.

Risk Level
Rationale

NextEra Energy has made bipartisan business-focused political contributions without ideological intent, as explained on its website (1)(2).

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March 23, 2023

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