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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 B.
[Source 2017][More on Climate Change]
This company received a score of 33.9/100 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 an 'E', the lowest possible score.
[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]
A class action lawsuit against this company has reached a preliminary settlement for a data breach in 2012. Despite assurances to joining members that the company provided industry standard security it was in fact outdated. A breach occurred in June 2012 when a hacker posted 6.5 million user passwords on the internet. LinkedIn will set up a $1.25m fund from which class members could receive as much as $50.
[Source 2014][More on Finance]
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.
|Company Structure||Public company|
|Revenue||US$1.53 billion in 2013|
|# Employees||5,045 in 2013|
|Subsidiaries||LinkedIn Australia Pty Ltd|
|Address||Mountain View, California, USA|
Products / BrandsLinkedIn Australia