Formerly owned by Procter & Gamble. Acquired by Berkshire Hathaway in late 2014.
| Berkshire Hathaway Inc
owns 100% of Duracell Inc
|No assessment data currently available for Duracell Inc|
|Berkshire Hathaway Inc|
The Forest 500 identifies, ranks, and tracks the governments, companies and financial institutions worldwide that together could virtually eradicate tropical deforestation. Rankings are based on their public policies and commitments and potential impacts on tropical forests in the context of forest risk commodities (palm oil, soya, beef, leather, timber, and pulp and paper). This financial institution received a score of 0/5.
[Source 2017][More on Forests]
The Unfriend Coal campaign by a group of NGOs has ranked the world's leading insurance companies on underwriting coal projects, coal divestment, and other climate action. This company ranked poorly across every criteria assessed.
[Source 2018][More on Climate Change]
As You Sow's 2018 report, Mining the Disclosures, is a deep analysis of 206 companies' human rights performance in relation to sourcing conflict minerals from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). This company's score was below 40% (Weak).
[Source 2018][More on Human Rights]
This company received a score of 0/100 in the Newsweek Green Ranking 2017, 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 2017][More on Sustainability Reporting]
This company received a SAM Rank of 10/100 in the Diversified Financial Services and Capital Markets category of the 2018 SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment. The index is based on an analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, environmental reporting, climate strategy, human rights and labour practices.
[Source 2018][More on Sustainability Reporting]
This 2009 report by the International Labor Rights Forum outlines several areas in which Berkshire Hathaway faces significant environmental, labor rights and human rights issues. [Listed under information due to age of report]
[Source 2009][More on Human Rights]
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||Wholly-owned subsidiary|
|# Employees||2,700 in 2015|
|Address||Bethel, Connecticut, USA|
Products / BrandsDuracell