LGBTQ equality
C (59)
Screens
Advertising
No
Alcohol
No
Animal treatment
Yes
Anti-abortion support
Yes
Cannabis
No
Carbon emissions intensity
No
Coal
No
Contraceptives
No
Deforestation - financing
No
Deforestation - supply chain
Yes
Discrimination controversies
No
Environmental controversies
No
Factory farming
Yes
Fast food
No
Firearms
No
For-profit health care
No
Fossil fuel
No
Fur
No
Gambling
No
Genetic engineering
No
Health-related controversies
No
Human rights controversies
No
Human trafficking
No
Interest-based products
No
Interest-bearing debt
No
Interest-bearing securities
No
Iran
No
Military contracting
No
Misleading communication
No
Music
No
Myanmar
No
Northern Ireland (Macbride)
No
North Korea
No
No SBTI commitment
No
Nuclear
No
Oil and gas
No
Opioid controversies
No
Oppressive governments
No
Pharma controversies
No
Pork
No
Pornography
No
Predatory lending
No
Prison involvement
No
Privacy breaches
Yes
Pro-life
No
Russia
No
Single-use plastic
No
Stem cell research
No
Sudan
No
Sugar
No
Syria
No
Tobacco
No
Undermining US elections
No
Weapons
No
Impact

Cause TGT
Peer rank
LGBTQ equality

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Screens
Advertising
No
Alcohol
No
Animal treatment
Yes
Anti-abortion support
Yes
Cannabis
No
Carbon emissions intensity
No
Coal
No
Contraceptives
No
Deforestation - financing
No
Deforestation - supply chain
Yes
Discrimination controversies
No
Environmental controversies
No
Factory farming
Yes
Fast food
No
Firearms
No
For-profit health care
No
Fossil fuel
No
Fur
No
Gambling
No
Genetic engineering
No
Health-related controversies
No
Human rights controversies
No
Human trafficking
No
Interest-based products
No
Interest-bearing debt
No
Interest-bearing securities
No
Iran
No
Military contracting
No
Misleading communication
No
Music
No
Myanmar
No
Northern Ireland (Macbride)
No
North Korea
No
No SBTI commitment
No
Nuclear
No
Oil and gas
No
Opioid controversies
No
Oppressive governments
No
Pharma controversies
No
Pork
No
Pornography
No
Predatory lending
No
Prison involvement
No
Privacy breaches
Yes
Pro-life
No
Russia
No
Single-use plastic
No
Stem cell research
No
Sudan
No
Sugar
No
Syria
No
Tobacco
No
Undermining US elections
No
Weapons
No
Top metrics
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Controversies
Controversies associated with Target. Click on a controversy for more info
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TGT Price
$166.13
Last available end-of-day price. Full disclosure
Revenue
$103.35 billion
Market cap
$101.36 billion
Public/private
Public
Hypothetical growth of $10,000
Historical performance
Company
Founded
1902
Employees
450,000
Sector
Consumer Goods
Industry
Retail
Peer group
Discount, Variety Stores
Headquarters
Mn, United States
Share classes
TGT
Mission
To help all families discover the joy of everyday life.
Description
Target Corporation operates as a general merchandise retailer in the United States. The company offers food assortments, including perishables, dry grocery, dairy, and frozen items; apparel, accessories, home décor products, electronics, toys, seasonal offerings, food, and other merchandise; and beauty and household essentials. It also provides in-store amenities, such as Target Café, Target Optical, Starbucks, and other food service offerings. The company sells its products through its stores; and digital channels, including Target.com. As of March 09, 2022, the company operated approximately 2,000 stores. Target Corporation was incorporated in 1902 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Material causes
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