The world's 3rd richest man, Warren Buffett, owns about a quarter of the company. Berkshire Hathaway owns stakes of $1 billion or more in many companies including American Express, The Coca-Cola Company, Procter & Gamble, Sanofi, Wells Fargo, and IBM. Acquired half of Heinz in 2013.
|Berkshire Hathaway Inc||USA||website|
|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]
This company is listed as having worst practice on a report card on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality in corporate America.
[Source 2014][More on Workers Rights]
As You Sow's 2017 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 2017][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 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||Public company|
|Revenue||US$162 billion in 2012|
|# Employees||288,500 in 2012|
|Subsidiaries||Fruit of the Loom Ltd
- Russell Brands LLC
Kraft Heinz Company (25% owned)
- Cerebos (Australia) Ltd
- H.J. Heinz Company
- Kraft Foods Group Inc
|Address||Omaha, Nebraska, USA|
Products / BrandsFruit of the Loom
Fruit of the Loom Menswear (casual)
Fruit of the Loom Womens Fashion
Fruit of the Loom Childrenswear
Vanity Fair Intimate Apparel
Kraft Heinz (25% owned)
Asian Home Gourmet Asian
Ezy-Sauce Pickles, Chutney & Relish
Foster Clark's Pudding & Custard
Fountain Salad Dressing/Mayonnaise
Fountain Tomato/BBQ Sauce
Fountain Soy/Asian Sauce
Fountain Pickles, Chutney & Relish
Fountain Chilli/Hot Sauce
Tandaco Yeast & Baking Agents
Tandaco Packet Meals
White Crow Tomato/BBQ Sauce