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DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
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Black women struggle to find their way in a job world where diversity is under attack
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Stock market today: Wall Street ticks lower early as attention turns to Fed's Powell, jobs market
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
China seeks ways to revive slowing economy and salvage property market as annual congress convenes
Trader Joe's chicken soup dumplings recalled for possibly containing permanent marker plastic
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Arkhouse and Brigade up Macy's takeover offer to $6.6 billion following rejection of previous deal
OPEC+ production cuts deepen with extensions from Saudi Arabia, Russia and other oil giants
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
An online protest movement exposes corruption in Uganda. Officials and others are rattled
Black women struggle to find their way in a job world where diversity is under attack
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Stock market today: Wall Street ticks lower early as attention turns to Fed's Powell, jobs market
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
China seeks ways to revive slowing economy and salvage property market as annual congress convenes
Trader Joe's chicken soup dumplings recalled for possibly containing permanent marker plastic
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Arkhouse and Brigade up Macy's takeover offer to $6.6 billion following rejection of previous deal
OPEC+ production cuts deepen with extensions from Saudi Arabia, Russia and other oil giants
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
An online protest movement exposes corruption in Uganda. Officials and others are rattled
Black women struggle to find their way in a job world where diversity is under attack
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Stock market today: Wall Street ticks lower early as attention turns to Fed's Powell, jobs market
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
China seeks ways to revive slowing economy and salvage property market as annual congress convenes
Trader Joe's chicken soup dumplings recalled for possibly containing permanent marker plastic
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Arkhouse and Brigade up Macy's takeover offer to $6.6 billion following rejection of previous deal
OPEC+ production cuts deepen with extensions from Saudi Arabia, Russia and other oil giants
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
An online protest movement exposes corruption in Uganda. Officials and others are rattled
Black women struggle to find their way in a job world where diversity is under attack

Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) ESG Score & Sustainability Data

$613,965.00
-2,596.00 (-0.42%)
(As of 03/1/2024 08:51 PM ET)

Key ESG Takeaways for Berkshire Hathaway

The key takeaways are AI-generated and highlight the main contributors behind the net impact scores of Berkshire Hathaway. The insights are based on millions of scientific articles, along with the company-specific product and service portfolio.
  • Berkshire Hathaway seems to create the most significant positive value in categories , , and . The positive contribution in the impact category is mostly driven by its Electricity produced with geothermal power, Electricity produced with hydropower, Electricity produced with coal, Polystyrene foam insulation, Air sealant insulation, and Private residential care for mental health products.
  • On the other hand, these positive outcomes are achieved by using resources or causing negative impacts in categories , , and . The largest negative impact of Berkshire Hathaway in category seems to be driven mostly by its Gasoline busses, Oil and gas industry chemicals, Construction screws, Construction nails, Diamond jewellery, and Cast stainless steel components products.
  • To improve its net impact, a company can either grow its positive impacts, or reduce its negative impacts. For example, by doubling its Educational e-learning platforms and environments business, Berkshire Hathaway would improve its net impact ratio by 1 percentage points.

BRK.A Impact Ratio

Net impact ratio represents the net impact of a company. It is defined as the (positive impacts - negative impacts) / positive impacts. The maximum value for net impact ratio is 100%, representing a theoretical company with no negative impacts. The minimum value is -∞. Net scores depend on the value sets that determine the importance of different impact categories.
+1.4%
The default value set, where each category is given the same weight.

Value Sets Value sets can be used to assess how different stakeholder values or emphasis on certain values might affect the net impact ratio.

Millennials
Value set of millennials (b. 1980 - 1999), based on Upright's annual Impact at Work survey.
+27.1%
Most Wanted Workforce
Value set of the most wanted workforce, based on Upright's annual Impact at Work survey.
-16.9%
Society First
Value set that emphasizes society impacts over other impacts.
-2.7%
Knowledge First
Value set that emphasizes knowledge impacts over other impacts.
+25.1%
Health First
Value set that emphasizes health impacts over other impacts.
+16.2%

Berkshire Hathaway ESG Score + Net Impact Profile

ImpactNegativeScorePositive
+0.83
+0.83
+1.54
+1.54
+0.55
+0.55
-0.05
-0.01
+0.04
-0.06
-0.04
+0.03
+0.06
+0.06
+0.10
+0.10
-0.00
+0.15
+0.15
-1.04
-1.04
-0.45
-0.05
+0.40
-0.03
+0.06
+0.09
+0.17
+0.17
-0.01
+0.08
+0.08
-0.04
+0.22
+0.26
-1.63
-1.46
+0.17
-0.36
-0.29
+0.07
-0.23
-0.21
+0.02
-0.16
-0.16
+0.00
-0.48
-0.44
+0.04

Upright Model Version 0.4.0
ESG Data Last Updated: March 29, 2022


About Upright's Net Impact Model

Upright's Net Impact Data quantifies the holistic value creation and impact of companies. It details both the negative and positive impacts a company has on the environment, health of people, society and knowledge, and forms a net sum of these costs and gains based on the economic costs of each impact category. The data is produced by Upright's Net Impact model, which is a mathematical model of the economy that produces continuously updated estimates of the net impact of companies by means of an information integration algorithm. The data is primarily sourced from the CORE open access database, which contains over 200 million scientific papers. Other sources of data include open databases published by the World Bank, IMF, WHO, OECD, IPCC, CDC and USDA.













Berkshire Hathaway ESG Score - Frequently Asked Questions

How is Berkshire Hathaway doing in terms of sustainability?

According to The Upright Project, which measures holistic value creation and impact of companies, Berkshire Hathaway has a net impact ratio of 1.4%, indicating an overall positive sustainability impact. Berkshire Hathaway seems to create the most significant positive value in the categories of Taxes, Jobs, and Societal infrastructure. On the other hand, these positive outcomes are achieved by using resources or causing negative impacts in the categories of GHG emissions, Scarce human capital, and Waste. Learn more on the sustainability of Berkshire Hathaway.


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This page (NYSE:BRK.A) was last updated on 3/4/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff