LGBTQ equality
B (69)
Screens
Advertising
No
Alcohol
No
Animal treatment
Yes
Anti-abortion support
No
Cannabis
No
Carbon emissions intensity
No
Coal
No
Contraceptives
No
Deforestation - financing
No
Deforestation - supply chain
No
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
Yes
Misleading communication
No
Music
No
Myanmar
Yes
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
Yes
Stem cell research
No
Sudan
Yes
Sugar
Yes
Syria
Yes
Tobacco
No
Undermining US elections
No
Weapons
No
Impact

Cause KO
Peer rank
LGBTQ equality

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Screens
Advertising
No
Alcohol
No
Animal treatment
Yes
Anti-abortion support
No
Cannabis
No
Carbon emissions intensity
No
Coal
No
Contraceptives
No
Deforestation - financing
No
Deforestation - supply chain
No
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
Yes
Misleading communication
No
Music
No
Myanmar
Yes
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
Yes
Stem cell research
No
Sudan
Yes
Sugar
Yes
Syria
Yes
Tobacco
No
Undermining US elections
No
Weapons
No
Top metrics
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Controversies
Controversies associated with Coca-Cola. Click on a controversy for more info
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AdeS
Brand of drinking water available in Indonesia.
Soda
Ambasa
Milk-based soft drink sold by The Coca-Cola Company in Japan.
Soda
Ameyal
Brand of fruit sodas available only in Toluca, Cuernavaca, and Mexico D.F.
Soda
Amita
Brand of fruit juices, nectars and drinks available in Greece.
Soda
Apollinaris
German naturally sparkling mineral water, owned by Coca-Cola.
Soda
Appletiser
Sparkling fruit juice created by blending fruit juice with carbonated water.
Soda
Aquarius
Sports drink manufactured by The Coca-Cola Company.
Soda
Arwa
Bottled water brand produced by Dubai-based Al Ahlia Group, the licensed bottler and distributor of Coca-Cola brands in the UAE and Oman.
Soda
Ayataka
Brand of iced green tea produced by The Coca-Cola Company and sold in Japan, Malaysia and Singapore (under the Heaven and Earth brand).
Soda
Barq's
American root beer-flavored soft drink.
Soda
Beat
Citrus-flavored soft drink brand.
Soda
Beverly
Carbonated soft drink brand marketed as a non-alcoholic aperitif.
Soda
Cannings Foods Limited
Soda brand.
Soda
Cappy
Fruit juice and fruit-flavored soft drink brand in over 25 countries.
Soda
Ciel
Brand of bottled water bottled and sold in Mexico, Angola, and Morocco.
Soda
Dasani
Bottled water brand launched in 1999.
Bottled Water
Deep River Rock
Brand of water bottled in County Antrim and sold throughout the island of Ireland.
Soda
Delaware Punch
Fruit-flavored soft drink brand.
Soda
Enviga
Carbonated, canned green-tea drink.
Soda
Fairlife
Brand of ultrafiltered milk distributed in Canada and the United States.
Soda
Fanta
Brand of fruit-flavored carbonated drinks.
Soda
Far Coast
Specialty coffee, tea and premium roast & ground coffee brand.
Soda
Five Alive
Line of fruit juice blends.
Soda
Fresca
Grapefruit-flavored citrus soft drink brand.
Soda
Frescolita
Venezuelan cola brand.
Soda
Frisco
Flavored cider brand.
Soda
Frutonic
Lightly carbonated soft drink brand.
Soda
Full Throttle
Energy drink brand.
Soda
Fuze Beverage
Brand of teas and non-carbonated fruit drinks enriched with vitamins.
Soda
Glaceau Smartwater
Brand of bottled water.
Bottled Water
Gladiator
Lucha libre-themed line of energy drink sodas.
Soda
Gold Peak Tea
Brand of ready-to-drink iced tea.
Soda
Gold Spot
Brand of carbonated soft drink.
Soda
Hi-C
Fruit juice-flavored drink.
Soda
Hit
Carbonated soft drink brand in Venezuela.
Soda
Honest Tea
Bottled organic tea brand.
Tea
Inca Kola
Soft drink created in Peru in 1935.
Soda
Innocent Drinks
Brand of smoothies and juice sold in supermarkets, coffee shops and various other outlets.
Soda
Iron Brew
Caramel-coloured carbonated soft drink sold in South Africa.
Soda
Joya
Brand of fruit sodas.
Soda
Kinley
Brand of still or carbonated water sold in many large European and Asian countries.
Soda
Krest
Soft drink brand, local to the island of Malta.
Soda
Kuat
Brand of guarana beverage sold in Brazil.
Soda
Lift
Range of soft drinks.
Soda
Lilt
Brand of soft drink sold in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Gibraltar, and the Seychelles.
Soda
Limca
Lemon- and lime-flavoured carbonated soft drink made primarily in India and certain parts of the United States.
Soda
Live+
Soda brand.
Soda
Maaza
Fruit drink brand from India, marketed in the Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe and Asia.
Soda
Malvern Water
Bottled drinking water made in England.
Soda
Mare Rosso
Non-alcoholic soft drink brand with a "bitter herb" flavor.
Soda
Mello Yello
Highly caffeinated, citrus-flavored soft drink brand.
Soda
Minute Maid
Product line of beverages, usually associated with lemonade or orange juice.
Soda
Mother
Energy drink marketed to Australians and New Zealanders.
Soda
Nalu
Energy drink sold in the Benelux.
Soda
Nestea
Swiss brand of iced tea and cold beverage solutions.
Soda
Nordic Mist
Line of soft drink mixers.
Soda
Oasis
Non-carbonated bottled soft drink.
Soda
Odwalla
American food brand selling fruit juices, smoothies and food bars.
Soda
Powerade
Sports drink brand.
Soda
Qoo
Non-carbonated beverage brand.
Soda
Red Flash
Soft drink brand.
Soda
Relentless
Brand of energy drink.
Energy Drinks
RimZim
Brand of masala soda marketed in India.
Soda
Royal Tru
Carbonated fruit-flavored soft drink brand.
Soda
Senzao
Carbonated drink made with guarana and sold in Mexico.
Soda
Simply Orange Juice Company
Brand of not-from-concentrate orange juices and other juice drinks.
Soda
Sokenbicha
Japanese blended tea brand.
Soda
Sprite
Colorless, lemon and lime-flavored soft drink.
Soda
Stoney
Ginger beer soft-drink sold in several countries across the African continent.
Soda
Surge
Citrus-flavored soft drink.
Soda
Tanora
Tangerine flavoured carbonated drink.
Soda
Topo Chico
Brand of sparkling mineral water.
Soda
Tum-E Yummies
Line of fruit flavored water drinks.
Soda
ZICO
American brand of coconut water beverages.
Soda
KO Price
$63.38
Last available end-of-day price. Full disclosure
Revenue
$38.66 billion
Market cap
$260.75 billion
Public/private
Public
Hypothetical growth of $10,000
Historical performance
Company
Founded
1886
Employees
79,000
Sector
Food & Beverage
Industry
Beverages
Peer group
Soft Drinks
Headquarters
Ga, United States
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Mission
To refresh the world in mind, body and spirit. To inspire moments of optimism and happiness through our brands and actions. To create value and make a difference.
Description
The Coca-Cola Company, a beverage company, manufactures, markets, and sells various nonalcoholic beverages worldwide. The company provides sparkling soft drinks; flavored and enhanced water, and sports drinks; juice, dairy, and plant"based beverages; tea and coffee; and energy drinks. It also offers beverage concentrates and syrups, as well as fountain syrups to fountain retailers, such as restaurants and convenience stores. The company sells its products under the Coca-Cola, Diet Coke/Coca-Cola Light, Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, Fanta, Fresca, Schweppes, Sprite, Thums Up, Aquarius, Ciel, dogadan, Dasani, glacéau smartwater, glacéau vitaminwater, Ice Dew, I LOHAS, Powerade, Topo Chico, AdeS, Del Valle, fairlife, innocent, Minute Maid, Minute Maid Pulpy, Simply, Ayataka, BODYARMOR, Costa, FUZE TEA, Georgia, and Gold Peak brands. It operates through a network of independent bottling partners, distributors, wholesalers, and retailers, as well as through bottling and distribution operators. The company was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
Material causes
Ethos considers the following causes material for Coca-Cola, based on its industry peer group Soft Drinks. Learn more about material causes in our methodology overview.

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