PPL Electric Utilities
Corprate Bias Ratings
PPL Electric Utilities vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not protect its employees against viewpoint discrimination. However, it has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. The company covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children. PPL Electric Utilities requires organizations abide by its charitable giving nondiscrimination policies and has made donations to LGBTQ organizations. However, the company does not use its corporate reputation to advance ideological agendas. PPL Electric Utility does not use its PAC donations or lobby for ideological purposes. For these reasons, PPL Electric Utilities 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.
PPL Electric Utilities received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index. Among other requirements, this means the company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies (1)(2). The company has not publicly fired customers, suppliers, or vendors based on political views or religious beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
PPL Electric Utilities charitable giving guidelines require that organizations abide by its nondiscrimination policy, including on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, thereby excluding some religious charities (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
PPL Electric Utilities has not supported ideological causes or policies (1).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
PPL Electric Utility has a perfect score on the HRC’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index. This score indicates the company covers the cost of “medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children (1)(2). The company made a charitable donation in 2021 to the Bradbury-Sullivan LGBTQ Community Center for youth (3).
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November 28, 2023
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|Date||ESG Category||Proponent||Summary of Resolution||Mgmt Rec||Total Vote % in Favor|
|5/17/23||Governance||Kenneth Steiner||Independent Board Chair||Against||16.60%|