LGBTQ equality
A (97)
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
No
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
No
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 NKE
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
No
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
No
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 Nike. Click on a controversy for more info
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Air Force
Range of athletic shoes made by Nike that began with the Air Force 1 and went on to include the Air Force 2, Air Force 3, Air Force STS, Air Force 5, Air Force XXV and Air Force 09.
Athletic Shoes
LeBron
Athletic shoe brand named for the professional basketball player LeBron James.
Athletic Shoes
Converse
American shoe brand, including sneakers, skating shoes, lifestyle brand footwear, apparel, and accessories.
Athletic Shoes, Casual Shoes, and Casual Shoes
Chuck Taylor
Model of casual shoe manufactured by Converse (a subsidiary of Nike).
Athletic Shoes
Air Jordan
Brand of basketball shoes, athletic, casual, and style clothing produced by Nike. Created for former NBA player and six-time NBA Finals MVP Michael Jordan.
Athletic Shoes
NKE Price
$113.87
Last available end-of-day price. Full disclosure
Revenue
$46.31 billion
Market cap
$221.67 billion
Public/private
Public
Hypothetical growth of $10,000
Historical performance
Company
Founded
1972
Employees
79,100
Sector
Consumer Goods
Industry
Retail
Peer group
Outdoor and Athletic Apparel
Headquarters
Or, United States
Share classes
NKE
Mission
To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete in the world. Our mission is what drives us to do everything possible to expand human potential
Description
NIKE, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, markets, and sells men's, women's, and kids athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessories worldwide. The company provides athletic and casual footwear, apparel, and accessories under the Jumpman trademark; and casual sneakers, apparel, and accessories under the Converse, Chuck Taylor, All Star, One Star, Star Chevron, and Jack Purcell trademarks. In addition, it sells a line of performance equipment and accessories comprising bags, socks, sport balls, eyewear, timepieces, digital devices, bats, gloves, protective equipment, and other equipment for sports activities under the NIKE brand; and various plastic products to other manufacturers. The company markets apparel with licensed college and professional team, and league logos, as well as sells sports apparel. Additionally, it licenses unaffiliated parties to manufacture and sell apparel, digital devices, and applications and other equipment for sports activities under NIKE-owned trademarks. The company sells its products to footwear stores; sporting goods stores; athletic specialty stores; department stores; skate, tennis, and golf shops; and other retail accounts through NIKE-owned retail stores, digital platforms, independent distributors, licensees, and sales representatives. The company was formerly known as Blue Ribbon Sports, Inc. and changed its name to NIKE, Inc. in 1971. NIKE, Inc. was founded in 1964 and is headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon.
Material causes
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