Xylem, Inc.

Xylem, 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.

Xylem, Inc. provides infrastructure needed to provide water services and treat wastewater. In addition, it helps businesses manage their water in the context of manufacturing, agriculture, commercial buildings, water parks, power production, food production, and more.

Ticker: XYL

Humankind Value: $72.7 B

Revenue: $5.3 B

Market Cap: $14.5 B

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

Globally, the annual benefit of clean water can be measured in millions of avoided deaths. Xylem, Inc. is a net-positive Humankind Value company. The greatest contributors to this positive outcome are Water ($58.6 B), Sanitation ($13.8 B), and Economic Value ($1.2 B). Positive value from Water includes the impact of an estimated 1,215,980.6 equivalent years of life not lost to death or reduction in quality of life. 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. Downsides for this company are associated with Greenhouse Gases (-$951.1 M) and Air Pollution (-$407.1 M). Water, Sanitation, and Economic Value are attached to this company as a result of its direct business activities. Greenhouse Gases and Air Pollution are mostly or entirely a result of supply-chain relationships.

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