Church & Dwight Co., Inc.

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. is a Humankind 100 company whose ranking is based on its Humankind Value, a proprietary metric that provides an estimate of the overall dollar amount a company creates for investors, consumers, employees, and society at large.

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. is an American household goods manufacturer. The company is best known for its line of baking soda-based products but also owns brands that produce essential goods like contraceptives.

Ticker: CHD

Humankind Value: $24.8 B

Revenue: $4.1 B

Market Cap: $23.7 B

(All values are in US Dollars, where M=Million, B=Billion, T=Trillion.)

Companies that offer hygienic products receive a positive Humankind Value in our research, as these products extend life expectancies by reducing the burden of infectious disease. Church & Dwight Co., Inc. has earned a spot in our top 100, primarily due to its Hygienic Products production ($23.9 B) and Economic Value ($1.3 B). Out of every company we have analyzed, Church & Dwight Co., Inc. is in the top ten for Hygienic Products. Its added economic value comes from offering to consumers goods and services that they value, paying employees for their labor in producing these goods and services, and providing value for shareholders. Downsides for this company are associated with Greenhouse Gases (-$378.0 M) and Food Waste (-$168.1 M). Hygienic Products, Economic Value, and Greenhouse Gases are attached to this company as a result of its direct business activities, while Food Waste is mostly or entirely a result of supply-chain relationships.

How the Humankind Value Methodology Drives the Rankings

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