Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
Corprate Bias Ratings
Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees but has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. TVA supports ESG and DEI within its business practices and frequently uses its reputation to promote LGBTQ causes. The company has supported the Nashville LGBTQ Pride parade. However, it does not discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. For these reasons, Tennessee Valley Authority 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.
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Tennessee Valley Authority supports ESG and DEI within its business practices. It has laid out a clear path to carbon neutrality by 2050 and “integrat[es] DEIA into business activities and decision-making processes (1)(2). The company created a “training course that employees can take to become more aware of LGBTQIA+ issues and how to be an ally for family, friends and colleagues” (3). The company also posted a tweet in celebration of Pride month and livestreamed a drag performance for employees (4)(5)(6). Tennessee Valley Authority produced LGBTQ pride videos in 2020 (7).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
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October 10, 2023
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