Glencore (GLEN.L)

Overall impact
D (26)

Commentary

Glencore is a below-average overall performer. With a 'D' rating of 26.4 for overall impact (bottom 25% of all companies), Glencore ranks 110th out of 119 industry peers, behind Freeport-Mcmoran, Cameco, Hudbay Minerals and 106 others, and ahead of Compass Minerals International, Covia, Northern Dynasty Minerals and 6 others. On top material causes for Glencore's industry (Metals & Mining), Glencore performs well in Fair Labor Practices (97.2 score) and Decent, Safe Work Opportunities (92.3) and performs poorly in Reduced Green House Gas Emissions (0.0 score), Terrestrial Biodiversity (7.3), Accountable Institutions (17.3) and 7 other causes where it received a 'D' or 'F' score.
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Deforestation - financing
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Factory farming
Fast food
Firearms
For-profit health care
Fur
Gambling
Genetic engineering
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Human rights controversies
Human trafficking
Interest-based products
Interest-bearing securities
Military contracting
Misleading communication
Music
Myanmar
Northern Ireland (Macbride)
North Korea
Nuclear
Oil and gas
Opioid controversies
Pharma controveries
Pork
Pornography
Predatory lending
Prison involvement
Privacy breaches
Pro-life
Single-use plastic
Stem cell research
Sugar
Syria
Tobacco
Undermining US elections
Weapons
Impact

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Screens
Advertising
Alcohol
Animal treatment
Anti-abortion support
Cannabis
Carbon emissions intensity
Contraceptives
Deforestation - financing
Deforestation - supply chain
Discrimination controversies
Environmental controversies
Factory farming
Fast food
Firearms
For-profit health care
Fur
Gambling
Genetic engineering
Health-related controversies
Human rights controversies
Human trafficking
Interest-based products
Interest-bearing securities
Military contracting
Misleading communication
Music
Myanmar
Northern Ireland (Macbride)
North Korea
Nuclear
Oil and gas
Opioid controversies
Pharma controveries
Pork
Pornography
Predatory lending
Prison involvement
Privacy breaches
Pro-life
Single-use plastic
Stem cell research
Sugar
Syria
Tobacco
Undermining US elections
Weapons
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Controversies
Controversies associated with Glencore. Click on a controversy for more info
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GLEN.L Price
$533.80
Last available end-of-day price. Full disclosure
Revenue
$244.38 billion
Market cap
$78.63 billion
Public/private
Public
Hypothetical historical growth of $10,000
Historical performance
Company
Employees
135,000
Sector
Basic Materials
Industry
Metals & Mining
Peer group
Industrial Metals and Minerals
Headquarters
Switzerland
Share classes
GLNCY
GLEN.L
Description
Glencore plc produces, refines, processes, stores, transports, and markets metals and minerals, and energy products in the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Oceania. It operates through two segments, Marketing Activities and Industrial Activities. The company produces and markets copper, cobalt, nickel, zinc, lead, chrome ore, ferrochrome, vanadium, alumina, aluminum, tin, and iron ore. It also engages in the oil exploration/production, distribution, storage, and bunkering activities; and offers coal, crude oil and oil products, refined products, and natural gas. In addition, the company markets and distributes physical commodities sourced from third party producers and its production to industrial consumers in the battery, electronic, construction, automotive, steel, energy, and oil industries. Further, it provides financing, logistics, and other services to producers and consumers of commodities. The company was formerly known as Glencore Xstrata plc and changed its name to Glencore plc in May 2014. Glencore plc was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Baar, Switzerland.
Material causes
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