Southwest Airlines Co.
Industry Group: Transportation
Country/Region: United States
Southwest Airlines is the largest domestic carrier in the United States, as measured by the number of originating passengers boarded. Southwest operates over 700 aircraft in an all-Boeing 737 fleet. Despite expanding into longer routes and business travel, the airline still specializes in short-haul leisure flights, using a point-to-point network. Southwest operates a low-cost carrier business model.
ESG Risk Rating
Industry Group (1st = lowest risk)
Transportation 324 out of 357
Global Universe 10321 out of 14735
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Southwest Airlines Co.'s Exposure is Medium
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Southwest Airlines Co.'s Management of ESG Material Risk is Average
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