The Home Depot, Inc.

The Home Depot, 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 Home Depot, Inc. is an American multinational home improvement retail company which sells tools, construction products, appliances, and installation services. It is the largest home improvement retailer in the United States.

Ticker: HD

Humankind Value: $34.8 B

Revenue: $108.9

Market Cap: $310.4 B

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

Many life essentials such as food, water, and good health can only be enjoyed in the context of access to suitable shelter. This complementarity supports the economic value for large consumer-facing companies that offer a variety of home improvement products. Notable sources of positive value are Economic Value ($28.7 B) and Medical Services ($3.5 B). The Home Depot creates 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. This firm can increase its Humankind Value by addressing Air Pollution (-$1.0 B) and Greenhouse Gases (-$773.7 M). Economic Value is attached to this company as a result of its direct business activities. Medical Services, Air Pollution, and Greenhouse Gases are mostly or entirely a result of supply-chain relationships.

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