Company ESG Risk Ratings

Barrick Gold Corp

Industry Group: Precious Metals

Country: Canada

Identifier: TSE:ABX

ESG Risk Rating

34
High Risk
0-10
10-20
20-30
30-40
40+

Ranking

Industry Group

Precious Metals 33 out of 122


Universe

Global Universe 10469 out of 14469


Last Update: Oct 5, 2021
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.
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Industry Comparison

ESG RISK RATING INDUSTRY RANK
Franco-Nevada Corp.
9.5
 
 
 
 
 
Negligible
2 out of 122
Newmont Corp.
23.2
 
 
 
 
 
Medium
7 out of 122
Polyus PJSC
26.8
 
 
 
 
 
Medium
10 out of 122
Barrick Gold Corp
34
 
 
 
 
 
High
33 out of 122
Newcrest Mining Ltd.
28.9
 
 
 
 
 
Medium
17 out of 122
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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.

Barrick Gold Corp's Exposure is High

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Medium
High

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.

Barrick Gold Corp's Management of ESG Material Risk is Strong

Weak
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Strong
How do the ESG Risk Ratings work?

Top Material ESG Issues for Barrick Gold Corp

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

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 Barrick Gold Corp's ESG Risk Rating in the last three years

Highest Controversy Level

Contributing Events

Our controversies research identifies companies involved in incidents that may negatively impact stakeholders, the environment or the company's operations.

Controversies form an important component of the ESG Risk Ratings as they can act as signals that management initiatives were insufficient or ineffective.

Learn how the ESG Risk Ratings are used by our clients

Corporates

Leverage Sustainalytics' ESG Risk Ratings to understand and promote your corporate ESG performance with internal and external stakeholders.

Banks and Lenders

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.