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Rating - Caution
Medium Risk


Tegna scored a 65 on the 2023 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), a political stakeholder group. By complying with the HRC’s controversial demands, Tegna increases the risk of dividing employees, alienating customers and harming shareholders. The company covers transgender-related medical costs for its employees and their children. It also uses sex and gender ideology criteria in employee recruitment, vendor selection, and philanthropic support. Tegna uses its corporate funds to support controversial sex and gender ideologies and organizations. Tegna supports the Equality Act and a signatory of the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge. However, Tegna has not publicly terminated business relationships based on political views or religious beliefs. For these reasons, Tegna receives a Medium Risk rating.

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