Colgate-Palmolive (CL)

Decent, safe work
B (74)
Screens
Advertising
Alcohol
Anti-abortion support
Cannabis
Carbon emissions intensity
Coal
Contraceptives
Deforestation - financing
Deforestation - supply chain
Discrimination controversies
Environmental controversies
Factory farming
Fast food
Firearms
For-profit health care
Fossil fuel
Fur
Gambling
Genetic engineering
Health-related controversies
Human rights controversies
Human trafficking
Interest-based products
Interest-bearing debt
Interest-bearing securities
Iran
Misleading communication
Music
Norges Bank exclusion list
Northern Ireland (Macbride)
North Korea
No SBTI commitment
Nuclear
Oil and gas
Opioid controversies
Oppressive governments
Pharma controveries
Pork
Pornography
Predatory lending
Prison involvement
Privacy breaches
Pro-life
Single-use plastic
Stem cell research
Sudan
Sugar
Syria
Tobacco
Undermining US elections
Weapons
Impact

Cause CL
Peer rank
Decent, safe work

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Screens
Advertising
Alcohol
Anti-abortion support
Cannabis
Carbon emissions intensity
Coal
Contraceptives
Deforestation - financing
Deforestation - supply chain
Discrimination controversies
Environmental controversies
Factory farming
Fast food
Firearms
For-profit health care
Fossil fuel
Fur
Gambling
Genetic engineering
Health-related controversies
Human rights controversies
Human trafficking
Interest-based products
Interest-bearing debt
Interest-bearing securities
Iran
Misleading communication
Music
Norges Bank exclusion list
Northern Ireland (Macbride)
North Korea
No SBTI commitment
Nuclear
Oil and gas
Opioid controversies
Oppressive governments
Pharma controveries
Pork
Pornography
Predatory lending
Prison involvement
Privacy breaches
Pro-life
Single-use plastic
Stem cell research
Sudan
Sugar
Syria
Tobacco
Undermining US elections
Weapons
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Controversies
Controversies associated with Colgate-Palmolive. Click on a controversy for more info
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Ajax
Brand of household cleaning products and detergents made by Colgate-Palmolive.
Household Goods
Vel Soap
Soap liquid detergent.
Household Goods
Ultra Brite
American toothpaste and tooth-whitener brand.
Household Goods
Tom's of Maine
Brand name and manufacturing company of personal care products with only natural ingredients.
Household Goods
Suavitel
Brand of fabric softener.
Household Goods
Speed Stick
Brand of deodorant/antiperspirant.
Household Goods
Softsoap
Trade name of liquid hand soap and body wash.
Household Goods
Skin Bracer
Brand of aftershave lotion.
Household Goods
Science Diet
Brand of cat and dog foods.
Household Goods
Sanex
Brand of personal care products.
Household Goods
Protex
Brand of soap.
Household Goods
Palmolive
American brand of household goods, including soap, shampoo, hair conditioner, body wash and liquid hand-wash.
Household Goods
Murphy Oil Soap
Cleaning product brand.
Household Goods
Mennen
Brand of deodorant and antiperspirant.
Household Goods
Irish Spring
Brand name of a deodorant soap.
Household Goods
Hill's Pet Nutrition
American pet food brand.
Household Goods
Fresh Start
Powdered detergent brand.
Household Goods
Darlie
Toothpaste brand.
Household Goods
Colgate
Brand including oral hygiene products such as toothpastes, toothbrushes, mouthwashes and dental floss.
Household Goods
Cold Power
Brand of laundry detergent.
Household Goods
Cibaca
Oral hygiene brand in India.
Household Goods
Bambeanos
A snack brand developed by Colgate-Palmolive and consisting of roasted and flavored whole soybeans.
Household Goods
Baby Magic
Brand name of baby care products marketed by Naterra in the United States.
Household Goods
Axion
Brand of dishwashing liquid product marketed by Colgate-Palmolive.
Household Goods
CL Price
$76.77
Last available end-of-day price. Full disclosure
Revenue
$17.74 billion
Market cap
$61.13 billion
Public/private
Public
Hypothetical historical growth of $10,000
Historical performance
Company
Founded
1806
Employees
33,800
Sector
Consumer Goods
Industry
Consumer Discretionary Products
Peer group
Household and Personal Products - Major Diversified
Headquarters
New York, United States
Share classes
CL
Mission
To be the best truly global consumer products company. We are committed to doing business with integrity and respect for all people and for the world around us.
Description
Colgate-Palmolive Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells consumer products worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Oral, Personal and Home Care; and Pet Nutrition. The Oral, Personal and Home Care segment offers toothpaste, toothbrushes, mouthwash, bar and liquid hand soaps, shower gels, shampoos, conditioners, deodorants and antiperspirants, skin health products, dishwashing detergents, fabric conditioners, household cleaners, and other related items. This segment markets and sells its products under various brands, which include Colgate, Darlie, elmex, hello, meridol, Sorriso, Tom's of Maine, Irish Spring, Palmolive, Protex, Sanex, Softsoap, Lady Speed Stick, Speed Stick, EltaMD, Filorga, PCA SKIN, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Murphy, Suavitel, Soupline, and Cuddly to a range of traditional and eCommerce retailers, wholesalers, and distributors. It also includes pharmaceutical products for dentists and other oral health professionals. The Pet Nutrition segment offers pet nutrition products for everyday nutritional needs under the Hill's Science Diet brand; and a range of therapeutic products to manage disease conditions in dogs and cats under the Hill's Prescription Diet brand. This segment markets and sells its products through pet supply retailers, veterinarians, and eCommerce retailers. Colgate-Palmolive Company was founded in 1806 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
Material causes
Ethos considers the following causes material for Colgate-Palmolive, based on its industry peer group Household and Personal Products - Major Diversified. Learn more about material causes in our methodology overview.

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