Company Record Display Screen
The Company Record Display Screen displays the record of the selected company as a series of "tabs." Each record includes a Company Profile Tab, a Grantmaker(s) Tab, and up to two additional tabs depending on the company selected. Click on a tab to access that part of the record. Descriptions of the content of each tab are provided below:
Company Profile Tab
The content of the Company Profile Tab varies based on the nature of the company and the availability of information. The Company Profile Tab contains an At A Glance section displaying basic information about the company and individual sections for other information. Use the Jump To links on the left side of the screen at the top of the Company Profile and the Top of Page links at the top of each individual section to navigate within the Company Profile. The date on which Foundation Center editorial staff last updated the Company Profile appears on the right side of the screen at the top of the Company Profile. A link at the bottom of the Company Profile can be used to e-mail the Foundation Center's editorial staff with updated information on the company.
The At A Glance section of the Company Profile might contain any of the following:
Company Name: The full legal name of the company and the "Doing Business As," "Also Known As," and/or former name of the company, if applicable.
Company Address: The street address, city, state, and ZIP code of the company's headquarters.
Telephone: The telephone number of the company's headquarters.
URL: The URL address of the company.
Establishment Information: Establishment data, including the year in which the company, or its predecessor company, was established and other background information. Year of establishment is not necessarily the same as the year in which the company was incorporated.
Company Type: Classifications include public company, private company, subsidiary of a public company, subsidiary of a private company, subsidiary of a foreign company, etc.
Parent Company: The name of the company's immediate parent company.
Ultimate Parent Company: The name of the company's top-level parent company.
Ticker Symbol and Exchange: If a public company, the stock market ticker symbol of the company and the common abbreviation of the company's stock exchange.
Business Type (SIC): A list of terms reflecting the company's business activities based on the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system. The SIC system was originally developed by the U.S. government in the 1930s and updated on a periodic basis. The system is a four-level hierarchical structure organized into ten major industry divisions that are further divided by major group, industry group, and industry. For the purpose of classifying sponsoring companies, the Foundation Center uses the terms associated with the first three levels of the SIC structure. For a general description of the company's business activities from which these terms are derived, see the individual Business Activities section of the Company Profile.
EIN: The Employer Identification Number (EIN) of the company, as assigned by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
In addition to the At A Glance section, the Company Profile might contain any of the following individual sections of information:
Business Activities: A general description indicating the principal products and services provided or the types of business conducted by the company.
Financial Data: Includes the fiscal year of the accounting period for which financial data is supplied and any of the following: Number of Employees, Assets, Sales Volume, Pre-Tax Net Income, Expenses, and Liabilities. See the Types of Financial Data definitions list for a short description of each one. Also included here is the ranking of the company's revenues, profits, and assets among the 1,000 largest U.S. companies as published by Fortune Magazine and the ranking of the company's sales, profits, and assets among the 2,000 largest global companies as published by Forbes Magazine as of the years of the most recent compilations.
Corporate Social Responsibility: Criteria measuring corporate performance in various areas, including environmental sustainability, committment to diversity, and ethics. All scores and rankings are reported by third-party institutions, not by the Foundation Center. Below is a full list of corporate social responsibility fields with links to full descriptions:
Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship CSR Index: A list of the top 50 companies in corporate citizenship, governance, and workplace practices. Companies are scored from 1-100 based on consumer feedback gathered through the Reputation Institute's Global Pulse Survey. More information.
CDP: Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index: A list of the highest scoring companies for the comprehensiveness of the carbon data they provide, as a reflection of their awareness of business-specific risks related to climate change and good internal data management practices regarding GHG emissions. Methodology.
CDP: Carbon Performance Leadership Index: Companies with a disclosure score of 50 percent or higher receive a performance band from A to E for work to promote climate change mitigation, adaptation, and transparency. Those without performance scores did not submit sufficient information to be evaluated. More information.
CDP: Scope 1 Greenhouse Gas Emissions: The measure of a company's direct greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (emissions from sources that are owned or controlled by the company) in metric tons, reported to CDP. More information.
CDP: Scope 2 Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (those that are related to company activities but occur at sources owned or controlled by other entities) from the generation of electricity, heating, cooling, or steam that the company has purchased; measured in metric tons. More information.
CDP: Scope 3 Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (those that are related to company activities but occur at sources owned or controlled by other entities) that are not included in scope 2; measured in metric tons. Scope 3 emissions may result from transportation using non-company vehicles, outsourced activities, extraction and production of purchased materials and fuels, and waste disposal. More information.
CDP: Total Energy Consumption: The measure of a company's consumption of fuel, electricity, heat, steam, and cooling in megawatt hours (Mwh). Information derived from company reports to CDP. More information.
CDP: Total Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of scopes 1, 2, and 3, encompassing direct and indirect emissions. Companies report emissions to CDP in metric tons. More information.
Corporate Responsibility Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens: A selection of companies from the Russell 1000 Index that exhibit accountability and responsibility in the areas of climate change, human rights, the environment, employee relations, corporate governance, philanthropy, and finance, according to CR Magazine and the Corporate Responsibility Officers Association. Methodology.
DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity: Selections are based on answers to 300 empirical questions by companies and nonprofits with a minimum of 1,000 employees. The survey covers four areas of diversity-and-inclusion management: CEO commitment, human capital, supplier diversity, and internal and external communications. Methodology.
Dow Jones Sustainability Index (North America): The first global sustainability benchmark, by RobecoSAM Indexes and S&P Dow Jones Indices. This index selects the top 20% of the 600 largest U.S. and Canadian companies in the Dow Jones Global Total Stock Market Index based on economic, environmental, and social criteria, for investors and companies with interest in sustainable best practices. More information.
Dow Jones Sustainability Index (World): The first global sustainability benchmark, by RobecoSAM Indexes and S&P Dow Jones Indices. This index selects the top 10% of the 2,500 largest companies in the Dow Jones Global Total Stock Market Index based on economic, environmental, and social criteria, for investors and companies with interest in sustainable best practices. More information.
Employee Volunteer Hours: Hours reported by companies through citizenship, sustainability, and annual reports, and company websites. Monetary value of volunteer time estimated by Independent Sector.
Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index: Provides analysis and ratings of large U.S. employers and their policies and practices affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees. Ratings are based on survey responses on the topics of human resources, diversity, staffing, counsel/ legal, marketing/ communications, and corporate giving/ foundation relations. Survey Process.
Minorities as % of Directors: Information derived from the company's citizenship, responsibility, and annual reports.
Newsweek's Green Rankings (Global): Newsweek ranks and assigns scores to the largest publicly traded companies in the world on their environmental impact (45%), environmental management (45%), and environmental disclosure (10%), using more than 700 metrics. Research by Trucost uses a benchmarking system of 464 sectors to estimate impacts; research is also provided by Sustainalytics. Methodology.
Newsweek's Green Rankings (U.S.): Newsweek ranks and assigns scores to the largest publicly traded companies in the U.S. on their environmental impact (45%), environmental management (45%), and environmental disclosure (10%), using more than 700 metrics. Research by Trucost uses a benchmarking system of 464 sectors to estimate impacts; research is also provided by Sustainalytics. Methodology.
Women as % of Directors: Information derived from citizenship, sustainability, and annual reports, boards of directors as listed on company websites, and the Working Mother 100 Best Companies lists.
Working Mother 100 Best Companies: Selections are based on surveys with more than 500 questions on topics including workforce representation, child care, flexible scheduling options, and leave policies. Companies that rank below the top 100 are kept confidential. Methodology.
World's Most Ethical Companies: Selections by Ethisphere represent core competencies in the following areas: ethics and compliance program; reputation, leadership, and innovation; governance; corporate citizenship and responsibility; and culture of ethics. Information is gathered through surveys and independently verified. Methodology.
A Billion + Change: Company has promised to initiate or enhance pro-bono work as part of a national effort to mobilize billions of dollars worth of pro-bono and skill-based volunteer services for nonprofit organizations to address community issues around the world. An initiative of the Corporation for National and Community Service, the campaign is housed and managed by the Points of Light Institute. More information.
CDP Water Disclosure: Company has reported or disclosed water usage and re-usage information to CDP. More information.
Global Reporting Initiative: Company uses the Sustainability Reporting Framework established by GRI for corporate reporting. The Framework's mission is to increase transparency in the measurement of economic, environmental, social, and governance performance. More information.
United Nations Global Compact: A strategic policy initiative for businesses to align their operations and strategies with a set of ten UN principles in the areas of human rights, labor, the environment, and anti-corruption on a voluntary basis. More than 10,000 corporate participants and other stakeholders from more than 130 countries have joined. More information.
Women's Empowerment Principles — Equality Means Business: Company has signed a CEO Statement of Support for seven principles that provide guidance to businesses to empower women in the workplace, marketplace, and community, and emphasize the business case for corporate action to promote gender equality. The principles were established by UN Women and UN Global. More information.
Certified B Corp: Company meets a specific set of standards for social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency to generate public benefits in addition to profits. There are almost 700 Certified B Corps from 24 countries and 60 industries. More information.
L3C Company: A low-profit, limited liability company (L3C) is a new type of limited liability company (LLC) that is a cross between a for-profit business and a nonprofit organization. An L3C company, as designated by state governments, has a socially beneficial mission while also allowing for profit distribution to owners. More information.
Corporate Officers: The names and titles of principal officers of the company. An asterisk following an individual's name indicates an officer who is also a director.
Board of Directors: The names of directors of the company, including an indication of the board chairperson.
Subsidiaries and/or Divisions: The names, cities, and states of the company's domestic top-tier subsidiaries and divisions. Subsidiaries are separately incorporated wholly- or majority-owned companies. Divisions are formally named unincorporated business units.
Plants and/or Offices: The cities and states of the company's domestic plants and offices. Plants and offices are unnamed company facilities.
Joint Ventures: The names, cities, and states of the company's joint ventures. Joint ventures are separately incorporated companies that are 50 percent owned by the company.
International Operations: The countries in which the company operates top-tier subsidiaries and/or joint ventures.
Historic Mergers: The names of companies that have merged into the company and the date on which the merger was completed. Mergers are not the same as acquisitions. Mergers occur when one company merges with and absorbs another. Acquisitions occur when one company purchases another and retains it as a wholly- or majority-owned subsidiary.
Additional Location Information: The county, metropolitan area, if applicable, and congressional district in which the company's headquarters is located.
The People Tab provides access to expanded information on people associated with a particular company: the names, titles, and affiliations of corporate officers; and the names and affiliations of directors, including an indication of the board chairperson. An asterisk following an individual's name indicates an officer who is also a director.
Clicking on the 10-K Tab launches the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) web site in a new browser window providing links to the latest available SEC Form 10-K filings by a particular company. A Form 10-K is a detailed annual report about a company's business. All publicly traded companies are required by the SEC to file a Form 10-K each year.
The Grantmaker(s) Tab provides access to the record(s) of the corporate grantmaker(s) through which a particular company gives. If a company gives through one grantmaker, clicking on the Grantmaker Tab launches the Grantmaker Record Display Screen of the corporate grantmaker associated with the company. If a company gives through multiple grantmakers, clicking on the Grantmakers Tab provides a list of grantmakers associated with the company; to view a grantmaker record, click on a grantmaker name to open the Grantmaker Record Display Screen. For more information on the Grantmaker Record Display Screen, please see the Grantmaker Record Display Screen section.
Company Record Display Screen Tools
The Company Record Display Screen provides a number of utilities used to manage company data in and extract company data from FDO. Descriptions of each tool are provided below:
To e-mail the text of the Company Profile of a company record, click the E-mail link. On the following screen, enter your name, your e-mail address, the recipient's e-mail address, and any comments you wish to include in the e-mail. Click the Show Highlighting check box to preserve the highlighting of any text that might have resulted based on your search criteria. Click the Send button to send the e-mail. Click the Go Back button to cancel the e-mail and return to the Company Record Display Screen. After sending an e-mail, you can send another or click the Go Back button to return to the Company Record Display Screen.
To print the text of the Company Profile of a company record, click the Print/Save link. Printing requires the use of the most recent version of the free Adobe Reader. Download the latest version of the Reader. A .pdf file will be generated in Adobe Reader displaying the text of the Company Profile of the company record. Use the tools at the top of the screen to print the file. For help, please refer to the documentation included with the Adobe Reader application.
To save the text of the Company Profile of a company record, click the Print/Save link. Saving requires the use of the most recent version of the free Adobe Reader. Download the latest version of the Reader. A .pdf file will be generated in Adobe Reader displaying the text of the Company Profile of the company record. Use the tools at the top of the screen to save the file. For help, please refer to the documentation included with the Adobe Reader application.
Tagging is a method by which records are categorized under any number of keywords or key phrases created by the user. For example, a user might identify several different companies that manufacture computers. Those company records could be tagged as "Computer manufacturers" for future reference and quick and easy retrieval.
To tag a company record, you can create a new tag or use a tag you previously created. To create a new tag, type the name of the tag into the box under "Tag this record" and click the Submit button. To use a tag you previously created, click Choose From Your Tags to view a list of your previously created tags, click on a tag to automatically insert it into the submission box, and click the Submit button. Note that the list of previously created tags might contain tags currently associated only with grantmaker and/or grant records. You can also type the name of a previously created tag into the submission box and click the Submit button.
For reference, a list of tags associated with a particular company record is shown under "Tags for this record." To remove a tag from a particular company record, click the "x" to the right of the tag. To access the Tagged Companies Screen and view a list of all company records associated with a particular tag, click on a tag.
For information on accessing and managing your tagged grantmaker, company, and grant records, see the My FDO section.
Use the Previous Record and Next Record links at the top and bottom of the screen to navigate among company records displayed on the Company Search Results Screen. The Company Record Display Screen remains in view as you navigate among records or select a new record from the search results screen. Click the Close Window link to close the Company Record Display Screen.