The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

The Goldman Sachs Group, 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.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., is a global financial institution that delivers a broad range of financial services across investment banking, securities, investment management, and consumer banking to a large and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments, and individuals.

Ticker: GS

Humankind Value: $26.7 B

Revenue: $48.9 B

Market Cap: $104.4 B

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

In our analysis, the combined Humankind Value of the entire economy is positive. Well-capitalized financial institutions, by funding a net-positive economy, can facilitate positive outcomes. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. operates in a manner that is a net positive for humanity. This outcome is largely driven by Economic Value ($19.0 B), Healthcare R&D ($2.6 B), and Medical Services ($2.6 B). Its 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. The value associated with Healthcare R&D and Medical Services is linked to an estimate of 107,171.7 additional years lived by people worldwide. This firm can increase its Humankind Value by addressing Workplace Injuries (-$744.4 M) and Greenhouse Gases (-$623.3 M). Economic Value and Workplace Injuries are attached to this company as a result of its direct business activities. Healthcare R&D, Medical Services, and Greenhouse Gases are mostly or entirely a result of supply-chain relationships. For this firm, supply chain partners increase an already positive Humankind Value.

How the Humankind Value Methodology Drives the Rankings

We take a quantitative, data-driven approach to estimating the economic impact that companies have on investors, customers, employees, and society at large, rolling social responsibility into a single dollar value that we use to represent what a company is contributing to humanity. As far as we can tell, we're the first ones doing it this way.

How Methodology Drives the Rankings