Overall impact
C (52)

Commentary

US Bank is an average overall performer. With a 'C' rating of 52.4 for overall impact (50th percentile compared to all companies), US Bank ranks 16th out of 16 industry peers, behind Bank of America, Citigroup, JP Morgan Chase and 12 others. On top material causes for US Bank's industry (Banking), US Bank performs well in Reduced Green House Gas Emissions (85.5 score), Sustainable Use of Natural Resources (80.3), Equal Pay and Opportunity (97.2) and 2 other causes where it received an 'A' score and performs poorly in Accountable Institutions (30.7 score), Free, Secure Flow of Information (0.0), No Poverty (26.9) and 3 other causes where it received a 'D' or 'F' score.
Screens
Advertising
No
Alcohol
No
Animal treatment
Yes
Anti-abortion support
No
Cannabis
No
Carbon emissions intensity
Yes
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
Yes
Interest-bearing debt
Yes
Interest-bearing securities
No
Iran
No
Military contracting
Yes
Misleading communication
Yes
Music
No
Myanmar
No
Northern Ireland (Macbride)
No
North Korea
No
No SBTI commitment
Yes
Nuclear
No
Oil and gas
No
Opioid controversies
No
Oppressive governments
No
Pharma controversies
No
Pork
No
Pornography
No
Predatory lending
Yes
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
Yes
Weapons
No
Impact

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Screens
Advertising
No
Alcohol
No
Animal treatment
Yes
Anti-abortion support
No
Cannabis
No
Carbon emissions intensity
Yes
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
Yes
Interest-bearing debt
Yes
Interest-bearing securities
No
Iran
No
Military contracting
Yes
Misleading communication
Yes
Music
No
Myanmar
No
Northern Ireland (Macbride)
No
North Korea
No
No SBTI commitment
Yes
Nuclear
No
Oil and gas
No
Opioid controversies
No
Oppressive governments
No
Pharma controversies
No
Pork
No
Pornography
No
Predatory lending
Yes
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
Yes
Weapons
No
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Controversies
Controversies associated with US Bank. Click on a controversy for more info
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USB Price
$47.39
Last available end-of-day price. Full disclosure
Revenue
$23.89 billion
Market cap
$88.60 billion
Public/private
Public
Hypothetical growth of $10,000
Historical performance
Company
Founded
1968
Employees
70,000
Sector
Financial
Industry
Banking
Peer group
Major US and Canadian Banks
Headquarters
Mn, United States
Share classes
USB
Mission
To meet our customers' business and personal banking needs with competitive products and services, convenient access to their accounts, and proven stability backed by industry-leading financial metrics.
Description
U.S. Bancorp, a financial services holding company, provides various financial services to individuals, businesses, institutional organizations, governmental entities and other financial institutions in the United States. It operates in Corporate and Commercial Banking, Consumer and Business Banking, Wealth Management and Investment Services, Payment Services, and Treasury and Corporate Support segments. The company offers depository services, including checking accounts, savings accounts, and time certificate contracts; lending services, such as traditional credit products; and credit card services, lease financing and import/export trade, asset-backed lending, agricultural finance, and other products. It also provides ancillary services comprising capital markets, treasury management, and receivable lock-box collection services to corporate and governmental entity customers; and a range of asset management and fiduciary services for individuals, estates, foundations, business corporations, and charitable organizations. In addition, the company offers investment and insurance products to its customers principally within its markets, as well as fund administration services to a range of mutual and other funds. Further, it provides corporate and purchasing card, and corporate trust services; and merchant processing services, as well as investment management, ATM processing, mortgage banking, insurance, and brokerage and leasing services. As of December 31, 2021, the company provided its products and services through a network of 2,230 banking offices principally operating in the Midwest and West regions of the United States, as well as through on-line services, over mobile devices, and other distribution channels; and operated a network of 4,059 ATMs. The company was founded in 1863 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Material causes
Ethos considers the following causes material for US Bank, based on its industry peer group Major US and Canadian Banks. Learn more about material causes in our methodology overview.

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