Company ESG Risk Ratings

Amazon.com Inc

Industry Group: Retailing

Country/Region: United States

Identifier: NAS:AMZN

Full time employees: 1,608,000

ESG Risk Rating

Comprehensive
30.2
High Risk
0-10
10-20
20-30
30-40
40+

Ranking

Industry Group (1st = lowest risk)

Retailing 446 out of 454


Universe

Global Universe 9250 out of 14735


Last Update: Feb 17, 2022
Sustainalytics ESG Risk Ratings are typically updated once per year. However, scoring and qualitative assessments can be updated more frequently due to events assessment changes and corporate governance assessment changes, which are updated according to more frequent and different update cycles.

What are the ESG Risk Ratings?

Industry Comparison

Company ESG Risk Rating Industry Rank
Zalando SE
13.8
 
 
 
 
 
Low
87 out of 454
Coupang, Inc.
26
 
 
 
 
 
Medium
405 out of 454
JD.com, Inc.
27.7
 
 
 
 
 
Medium
417 out of 454
Chewy, Inc.
28.4
 
 
 
 
 
Medium
429 out of 454
Amazon.com Inc
30.2
 
 
 
 
 
High
446 out of 454

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Our Approach to Calculating ESG Risk

The ESG Risk Ratings measure a company's exposure to industry-specific material ESG risks and how well a company is managing those risks.

Exposure

Exposure refers to the extent to which a company is exposed to different material ESG issues. Our exposure score takes into consideration subindustry and company-specific factors such as its business model.

Amazon.com Inc's Exposure is Medium

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Management

Management refers to how well a company is managing its relevant ESG issues. Our management score assesses the robustness of a company's ESG programs, practices and policies.

Amazon.com Inc's Management of ESG Material Risk is Average

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How do the ESG Risk Ratings work?

Top Material ESG Issues for Amazon.com Inc

Understand how exposed companies are to specific material ESG issues and how well companies are managing these issues.

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What are Material ESG Issues?

Material ESG issues are issues that are considered to be financially material to a given company in a relevant sub-industry.

Controversy Rating

Highest Controversy level that has impacted Amazon.com Inc's ESG Risk Rating in the last three years

Highest Controversy Level

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Contributing Events

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Highest Controversy Events Locations

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Banks and lenders can use our ESG Risk Ratings and data as a part of a broader analysis of their clients as well as for innovative product solutions such as sustainability linked loans.

Investors

The ESG Risk Ratings can help investors to identify, understand and manage ESG risks at the security and portfolio level with the aim of improving the long-term performance of their equity and fixed income securities.