Online social networking service and website founded in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg and fellow Harvard students. It had 1.86 billion monthly active users at end of 2016. Acquired Instagram in 2013 and WhatsApp in 2014.
Greenpeace's 2017 report 'Clicking Clean' looks at the energy footprints of large data centre operators and popular websites and applications, and calls on these companies to power their data centres on renewable energy. Companies are graded (A,B,C,D,F) on their commitment to and procurement of renewable energy, as well as energy efficiency, transparency and advocacy. This company's final grade was A.
[Source 2017][More on Climate Change]
This company received a score of 23.7/100 in the Newsweek Green Rankings 2016, which ranks the world's largest publicly traded companies on eight indicators covering energy, greenhouse gases, water, waste, fines and penalties, linking executive pay to sustainability targets, board-level committee oversight of environmental issues and third-party audits. Ranking methodology by Corporate Knights and HIP Investor.
[Source 2016][More on Sustainability Reporting]
Rank a Brand searches the websites of brands for the answers to carefully targeted questions. From this they calculate sustainability scores based on the themes of environment, climate, labor issues, and transparency. Brands owned by this company received a 'D'.
[Source 2014][More on Sustainability Reporting]
Climate Counts compares companies on their commitment to tackling global warming. The scoring ranges from A (best) to E (worst) and assesses the level of action taken on climate change using CDP's climate performance score as the primary indicator of company performance on climate change. This company received a score of 'NR' (No Response), for failing to publicly respond to the CDP climate change questionnaire.
[Source 2016][More on Climate Change]
OpenSecrets.org tracks the influence of money on U.S. politics, and how that money affects policy and citizens' lives. Follow link to see this company's record of political donations, lobbying, outside spending and more.
Facebook has received criticism on a wide range of issues, including its treatment of its users, online privacy, child safety, hate speech, and the inability to terminate accounts without first manually deleting the content.
|Company Structure||Public company|
|Revenue||US$7.9 billion in 2013|
|# Employees||6337 in 2013|
|Subsidiaries||Facebook Australia Pty Ltd|
|Address||Menlo Park, California, USA|