Industry Group: Pharmaceuticals
Country/Region: United States of America
Pfizer is one of the world's largest pharmaceutical firms, with annual sales close to $50 billion (excluding COVID-19 product sales). While it historically sold many types of healthcare products and chemicals, now, prescription drugs and vaccines account for the majority of sales. Top sellers include pneumococcal vaccine Prevnar 13, cancer drug Ibrance, cardiovascular treatment Eliquis, and immunology drug Xeljanz. Pfizer sells these products globally, with international sales representing close to 50% of its total sales. Within international sales, emerging markets are a major contributor.
ESG Risk Rating
Industry Group (1st = lowest risk)
Pharmaceuticals 178 out of 901
Global Universe 7263 out of 15359
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Pfizer Inc.'s Exposure is Medium
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Pfizer Inc.'s Management of ESG Material Risk is Strong
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