Canadian National Railway Co.
Industry Group: Transportation
Canadian National's railway spans Canada from coast to coast and extends through Chicago to the Gulf of Mexico. In 2022, CN generated roughly CAD 17.1 billion in revenue by hauling intermodal containers (29% of consolidated revenue), petroleum and chemicals (19%), grain and fertilizers (16%), forest products (12%), metals and mining (11%), automotive shipments (5%), and coal (5%). Other items constitute the remaining revenue.
ESG Risk Rating
Industry Group (1st = lowest risk)
Transportation 13 out of 392
Global Universe 1215 out of 15623
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Canadian National Railway Co.'s Exposure is Medium
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Canadian National Railway Co.'s Management of ESG Material Risk is Strong
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