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Medium Risk


By complying with the HRC’s controversial demands, Volkswagen 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. Volkswagen uses its corporate funds to support controversial sex and gender ideologies and organizations. Volkswagen is part of the Global Alliance for Responsible Media and it has been alleged that the company mandates gender and sexuality training for its employees. Volkswagen and Audi have engaged in public LGBTQ advocacy and Volkswagen is a brass sponsor of Out & Equal. However, the company has not lobbied for ideological purposes. For these reasons, Volkswagen receives a Medium Risk rating.

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