The Mosaic 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.
The Mosaic Co. mines materials used to produce fertilizers, which helps the world grow the food it needs. Its clients are agriculture companies that need potash and phosphates for more robust crop growth. This, in turn, helps to feed the people of the world.
(All values are in US Dollars, where M=Million, B=Billion, T=Trillion.)
The Mosaic Co. creates positive Humankind Value, with positive value coming from Crop Production ($136.5 B), Economic Value ($3.5 B), and Water ($789.5 M). Our modern food systems do not always reflect the life-sustaining value of food. The value associated with Crop Production and Water contains an estimated 2,848,193.9 equivalent years of life. These are years not lost to death or a reduced quality of life. It also creates economic value in the form of goods and services that consumers value, paying employees for their labor in producing these goods and services, and providing value for shareholders. The Mosaic could improve in the areas of Calorie Conversion (-$6.4 B) and Air Pollution (-$5.6 B). Its impact on Crop Production, Water, Economic Value, Calorie Conversion, and Air Pollution are largely consequences of the actions of supply chain partners. The direct Humankind Value for this firm, in a vacuum, is negative. But with our supply-chain methodology, we can see a more complete and positive picture of its total impact.