Media and Entertainment

Corporate Bias Rating

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Rating - Danger
High Risk


Spotify refused to cancel the Joe Rogan experience after alleged "vaccine misinformation". By complying with the HRC’s controversial demands, Spotify 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 employee recruitment, vendor selection, marketing, and philanthropic support. Spotify 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. The company is part of the Global Alliance for Responsible Media (GARM) and supports the Equality Act. Spotify hosted fundraisers for Color of Change and created a "Safety Advisory Council". The company has lobbied for the "George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2021". For these reasons, Spotify receives a High Risk rating.

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