Procter & Gamble Company

Procter & Gamble Company 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.

Procter & Gamble Co. is a consumer goods company known for cleaning and personal care products. Its brands include household names such as Tide, Gain, Ariel, Pampers, Charmin, Bounty, Tampax, Gillette, Head & Shoulders, Febreze, Crest, Oral-B, Vicks, Pepto-Bismol, ZzzQuil, Olay, and Old Spice. Procter & Gamble also conducts research & development in its business areas.

Ticker: PG

Humankind Value: $326.9 B

Revenue: $60.0 B

Market Cap: $385.2 B

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

We attribute considerable positive value to Procter & Gamble’s impact on Hygienic products ($276.2 B), Healthcare R&D ($28.4 B), and Economic Value ($19.5 B). 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. The company produces economic value by 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. With respect to the Hygienic products category, Procter & Gamble is our top company. In the Hygienic Products category, its positive Humankind Value includes the impact of an estimated 5,731,187.11 additional life years worldwide. However, there is room for improvement as Greenhouse Gases (-$6.1 B) and Air Pollution (-$4.9 B) from Procter & Gamble have a significant negative impact. Hygienic products, Healthcare R&D, Economic Value, Greenhouse Gases, and Air Pollution are attached to this company as a result of its direct business activities.

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