Grade D+
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3M

3M is an American multinational conglomerate corporation that produces over 60,000 products under several brands, including adhesives, abrasives, laminates, passive fire protection, personal protective equipment, window films, paint protection films, dental and orthodontic products, electrical and electronic connecting and insulating materials, medical products, car-care products, electronic circuits, healthcare software and optical films. It is based in Saint Paul, Minnesota. In 2018 3M ranked number 95 in the Fortune 500 list of the largest United States corporations by total revenue. As of 2018, the company had approximately 93,500 employees, and had operations in more than 70 countries.
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Total score
9 / 48

Grade Summary

3M has a large production of hazardous chemicals and data tells us that it is producing 43 highly hazardous chemicals, including seven persistent chemicals. This large production of very problematic chemicals is a big reason behind the company’s…

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Overall rank
42 / 50
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Total score
9 / 48
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Product Portfolio
- / 18
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Development of Safer Chemicals
- / 12
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Management & Transparency
- / 12
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