Sirius XM, which is mostly owned by Liberty Media, has pledged to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies, and the company does not provide viewpoint protections for employees. However, Sirius XM has not terminated business relationships or news shows due to ideological differences in recent years. Sirius XM has committed to public advocacy for LGBTQ and DEI-related causes. Sirius XM has not discriminated against religious organizations in its charitable giving or used its PAC dollars for ideological causes. For these reasons, Sirius XM 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.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Sirius XM does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. “The mission of SiriusXM Cares, a $25 million donor-advised philanthropic fund, is to contribute to organizations and take actions that promote and further social equality, education, hiring, and combat racial injustice” (1). Sirius XM and its subsidiaries have an employee matching program, but nonprofit eligibility details are not publicly available (2).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Sirius XM and its subsidiaries have committed to public advocacy for or engagement with LGBTQ causes, such as celebrating Pride Month with music channels and specials (1). Sirius XM and its subsidiaries hold mandatory employee unconscious bias training (2). Sirius XM incorporates ESG into all of its business practices. Sirius XM and its subsidiaries committed to public advocacy for or engagement with DEI causes, such as asking audio brands to “make a measurable commitment to casting more Black voices on our collective platforms” (3)(4).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Sirius XM does not fund ideological organizations.
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Sirius XM and its subsidiaries have not used PAC donations for ideological purposes (1).
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May 10, 2023
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