Moral Rating Agency

The Good, Bad and Ugly

Indelible Ledger of 5-dimension moral ratings of top global corporations’ response to the invasion of Ukraine 
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Ahumada

Rated as its parent Walgreens Boots Alliance
USA

Associated brands: Walgreens Boots Alliance, No. 7, Soltan and Botanics, Waltrust Properties, Inc., Benavides, Duane Reade

Shameless without having to make a sacrifice
i
-6

'Shameless' for continued involvement with Russia;'without having to make a sacrifice' for a 3 to below Exposure Score.

Pre-invasion Status
1.0
De minimus Exposure
Potential sacrifice
1.0
De minimus Power
Potential economic impact
Post-invasion Events
0.0  Degree
What?
0.0  Speed
When?
0.0  Attitude
How?

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) sold its Russian business, Alliance Healthcare Russia, to a listed Russian health and beauty retailer named "36.6" in 2016. In return, it received a 15% stake in 36.6.

The company confirmed to the Moral Rating Agency (MRA) on 5 June 2022 that its ownership in 36.6 has been reduced to less than 5% as of 5 June. It did not disclose whether any of this reduction was made after the invasion.

The company also told MRA that it has not carried on any activities in the local market or made any investments since this sale in 2016 and that its continuing stake in 36.6 is a "legacy of the sale".

Prior to its response to MRA, on 10 March, the company said its thoughts were with the people of Ukraine, as well as "all those affected" by the "humanitarian crisis". It also said it was giving humanitarian support to Ukraine, including a donation of over $1 million.

Our Moral Verdict

WBA has to all intents and purposes moved out of Russia many years ago. According to our rating rules, it should have sold its remaining stake in Russian company 36.6. In the absence of information to show that this stake has been reduced since the invasion in its Announcement to us, we cannot give it credit for withdrawing.

The rating is low but if the company confirms that it has sold its stake, or that this is in process, we will re-rate it accordingly. Unlike other pharma and pharma retail groups involved in Russia, WBA is not a direct participant in the market and is a de minimis financial player.

Rating as of: 5 June 2022

Airbus

Public
Netherlands

Associated brands: ATR (Airbus, Alenia Aeronautica, Leonardo), Stelia Aerospace

Faint-hearted Seriously-exposed without Attitude but with Power
i
39

'Faint-hearted' for a 1 to 4 Degree Score; 'Seriously exposed' for a 4 to 10 Exposure Score; 'without Attitude' for a 0 in Attitude Score; 'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Pre-invasion Status
7.0
High Exposure
Potential sacrifice
10.0
Extreme Power
Potential economic impact
Post-invasion Events
4.0  Degree
What?
6.0  Speed
When?
0.0  Attitude
How?
It said it would suspend support services to Russian airlines, as well as the supply of spare parts to the country. The statement also said that The Airbus Engineering Center in Russia (ECAR) has "put on hold all its operations for Airbus" and is "analyzing" export control sanctions to determine whether engineering services, which ECAR provides to its Russian customers, can be maintained. According to Business Insider, the company will keep importing titanium from Russia, since Russia provides half of Airbus' needs.
Date of Announcement: 2 March 2022
Our Moral Verdict
Airbus' behavior doesn't match up to Boeings'. The company is trying to do the least possible against the realities and pressures it has faced. Let's start with the timing. It made its Announcement on 2 March. Boeing had already moved on 28 February, for which Airbus gets a Chicken Penalty of 2 points in its Speed Score. To make matters worse, it only made a Partial move: it will continue importing Russian titanium, directly and indirectly. It was also figuring out if its Airbus Engineering Center in Russia would be allowed to continue to serve Russian customers under export control sanctions. This shows where its heart really is and makes its move not only Partial but also Incomplete. The company is clearly trying not to cut off Russia, and instead is simply doing what it practically must rather than morally should do. As a case of Partial & Incomplete, it gets only 4 points for Degree. The shortfall on both dimensions seems intentional. Of course, it has its commercial reasons – it is more dependent on Russian titanium than Boeing is – but it was Airbus' choice to be dependent on a regime-run nation that has been heading in the wrong direction for years, so the reason is no valid excuse. Against this behavior, it is no surprise we saw no statement against Russia – silence compared to Boeing's middle-of-the-road comment – the absence of which landed Airbus in the Strong Silent Type category. The way to understand and condone Airbus' behavior is to look at its Exposure, which we calculated at 7 compared to 2 for Boeing. The principal point is the very high dependency on Russian titanium, which, unlike Russian dependency on the West, is one of the few Russian exports that can interrupt Western production. As a rough guide, we judge this makes a total withdrawal from Russia 3.5 times more painful for Airbus than Boeing. Airbus, as the world's largest aircraft producer, needs to step up to a moral leadership position and make a Full and Complete withdrawal from Russia.
Rating as of: 13 April 2022

Akpa A.Ş.

Rated as its parent Koç Holding
Turkey

Associated brands: Koç Holding, Arçelik, Beko, Divan Group, Grundig, Otokar, Ark İnşaat, Aygaz, Birmot, Defy Appliances (Pty) Ltd, Demir-Export, Düzey, Elektra Bregenz, Flavel, Lipetgaz, Mogaz, Opet, Pürsu, RMK Marine, Sendeo, Setair, Setur, Setur Duty Free, Setur Marinas, Setur Select, Seturbiz.com, Seturmice, Tanı, THY Opet, Tofaş, Token Financial Technologies, Tüpraş, TürkTraktör, Yapı Kredi

Shameless without having to make a sacrifice
i
-5

'Shameless' for continued involvement with Russia;'without having to make a sacrifice' for a 3 to below Exposure Score.

Pre-invasion Status
2.0
Low Exposure
Potential sacrifice
1.0
De minimus Power
Potential economic impact
Post-invasion Events
0.0  Degree
What?
0.0  Speed
When?
0.0  Attitude
How?
Koç is linked to Russia via numerous subsidiaries, such as Arcelik and Tupras, which have local production facilities. We have not monitored any withdrawal Announcement.
Our Moral Verdict
Koç is Turkey’s only representative in Fortune’s Global Top 500 companies. It’s a shame, therefore, that it hasn’t even made it off the starting blocks in the world’s slow race to leave Russia. If it disposed of its Russian production facilities, it could rescue Turkey’s reputation in a single shot, from 0% failure to 100% success out of this sample of one.
Rating as of: 11 May 2022

Albuquerque Studios

Rated as its parent Netflix
USA

Associated brands: Netflix, Boss Flight Entertainment, Millarworld, Night School Studio, Scanline VFX

Sprinting Boycotter with Power
i
89

'Sprinting' for a 9 to 10 Speed Score; 'Boycotter' for a 9 to 10 Degree Score; 'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Pre-invasion Status
1.0
De minimus Exposure
Potential sacrifice
10.0
Extreme Power
Potential economic impact
Post-invasion Events
10.0  Degree
What?
9.0  Speed
When?
2.5  Attitude
How?
Netflix first Announced it would "pause" all future projects and acquisitions, as reported by the BBC, before subsequently announcing on 7 March it would "pull its streaming service in Russia" due to the "circumstances on the ground". Russian-origin cartoons such as Masha and the Bear are still accessible to users outside Russia.
Date of Announcement: 7 March 2022
Our Moral Verdict

After timidly saying it would only pause future and current Russian projects, Netflix quickly realized this wasn't enough and cut Russian access to its streaming services. Since there were only five days between the two events, we have given the company the benefit of the doubt and scored the whole package of actions but scored Speed when the package was complete. This is therefore a case of a Full & Complete. Netflix does continue to stream Russian-made content to the world. If, by doing so, it is generating royalties to the Russian licenser, according to our rules it should withhold payments under our concept of Moral Force Majeure and take any legal consequences on the chin. If there are none, it should then pass on the cost savings to Ukraine, so it doesn't boost Netflix profits at all.

Referring to the war as "the situation on the ground" makes the company a Mealy-Mouther. Netflix broadcasts movies every day about good and evil but can't broadcast those words itself.

An estimated 1 million Russian subscribers sound like a lot of customers for the company to lose, but it will be left with over 200 million. It's a pity the company needed a few days to think about doing the right thing for 0.5%. Even so, Netflix got an Oscar for Speed, reaching 9 points because it got a Leader of Pack Bonus for coming out three days ahead of Walt Disney and a week ahead of ViacomCBS.

The low Sacrifice contrasts with a huge psychological impact on Russia because of the Ostracizing effect of pulling entertainment from a million Russians. Netflix addiction may be bad for the health but yanking the Russian people off something they are addicted to is exactly what the doctor ordered right now. Perhaps Russians will have a bit more time to think about what's going on in the real world outside, across the border in Ukraine. Netflix's Exposure and Power scores produce a 1,000% Return on Sacrifice. Thanks Netflix, for implementing that moral-commercial trade-off.

Rating as of: 11 May 2022

Alenza

Rated as its parent Bridgestone
Japan

Associated brands: Bridgestone, BANDAG, FIRESTONE, FUZION, TIRES PLUS, WHEEL WORKS, Blizzak, DriveGuard, Dueler, Turanza

Laggard Near-Boycotter
i
58

'Laggard' for a 0 to 5 Speed Score; 'Near Boycotter' for a 7 to 8 Degree Score.

Pre-invasion Status
2.0
Low Exposure
Potential sacrifice
1.0
De minimus Power
Potential economic impact
Post-invasion Events
8.0  Degree
What?
4.0  Speed
When?
4.0  Attitude
How?
It made an Announcement on 14 March that it would stop "all exports to Russia with immediate effect", and is "suspending" manufacturing activities in Russia "until further notice", a decision that took effect from 18 March. The company also decided to "freeze any new investments". The statement also said it will continue to financially support its employees in its "passenger tire production plant in Ulyanovsk and sales offices."
Date of Announcement: 14 March 2022
Our Moral Verdict
Bridgestone was at the back of the pack of auto parts producers pulling out of Russia, along with Bosch. It trailed companies such as Tata Motors, Hyundai, Mazda, Magna, ZF Freidrichshafen, Continental, and even Chinese producer Zhejiang Geely. So it was awarded a Chicken Penalty. Under our rating rules, freezing new investments is considered a Red Herring. Anyone would be crazy to be investing in Russia today. Anyway, we are interested in existing businesses being stopped rather than things that haven't happened not happening! Suspending production until further notice doesn't make the grade – and continuing to support employees makes the Announcement doubly incomplete, the former making Bridgestone a Mothballer and the latter making it a Nibbler. Moreover, the company's statement about the war didn't admonish Russia enough, so it was also classified as a Mealy-Mouther. Bridgestone needs to pull out of Russia properly and not leave us in limbo any longer.
Rating as of: 18 March 2022

Alibaba Group Holding

Public
China

Associated brands: AliExpress, Lazada, Taobao, Tmall, Ant Financial, Auctiva, Cainiao, DingTalk, Feizhu, Gaode Map, Koubei, UC Browser, Xianyu, Zhima Credit

Shameless failing to use its power
i
-13

'Shameless' for continued involvement with Russia;'failing to use its Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Pre-invasion Status
3.8
Average Exposure
Potential sacrifice
10.0
Extreme Power
Potential economic impact
Post-invasion Events
0.0  Degree
What?
0.0  Speed
When?
0.0  Attitude
How?
The company classifies its activities in Russia as an investment, called AliExpress Russia (a joint venture, of which it owns 48%). AliExpress Russia currently controls about 10% of Russia's e-commerce market. Nikkei Asia first reported via an "employee with knowledge on the matter" that "its joint venture in Russia has laid off about 40% of employees since the invasion of Ukraine". This is believed to be a result of Western sanctions' impact on the Russian market, leaving these positions untenable for the company.
Our Moral Verdict
We were not sure whether we should compare Alibaba morally with Amazon, to show the contrast, or with fellow-Chinese company JD.com, to show the moral similarity. One is a comparison of apples and oranges and the other a comparison of two rotten apples. Comparing a company from a democracy with one from a totalitarian state is dramatic but perhaps obvious. We will look at Alibaba both ways. Amazon is one of a handful of companies in the world that has been able to get out of Russia completely. We graded it Full & Complete twelve days after the invasion. Alibaba is at the opposite end of the spectrum. It's a pity that the two companies don't have the same customers because the moral difference might win Amazon a lot of new users. Like JD.com, Alibaba operates in Russia with its strong local partner, with Alibaba owning 48% in AliExpress. Both JD.com and Alibaba ship Chinese and foreign goods into Russia from their own China-based platforms. Both have the Chinese government as cover for their inactions and both stand to gain from Russia's increasing dependence on trade with China. Indeed, we could say one is copying the other, were it not for the fact that inaction has no date to show which failed to act first. The only difference we see is in Exposure level. Alibaba's 48% stake in AliExpress is worth $3.2bn (1.25% of Alibaba's own market value), which translates to a 3.8 Exposure Score. This compares to JD's Exposure level of 2. So, mathematically, we can say that Alibaba is 75% less likely, or at least less motivated, to leave Russia. Unless of course one chooses to be more moral than the other!
Rating as of: 13 May 2022

AliExpress

Rated as its parent Alibaba Group Holding
China

Associated brands: Alibaba Group Holding, Lazada, Taobao, Tmall, Ant Financial, Auctiva, Cainiao, DingTalk, Feizhu, Gaode Map, Koubei, UC Browser, Xianyu, Zhima Credit

Shameless failing to use its power
i
-13

'Shameless' for continued involvement with Russia;'failing to use its Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Pre-invasion Status
3.8
Average Exposure
Potential sacrifice
10.0
Extreme Power
Potential economic impact
Post-invasion Events
0.0  Degree
What?
0.0  Speed
When?
0.0  Attitude
How?
The company classifies its activities in Russia as an investment, called AliExpress Russia (a joint venture, of which it owns 48%). AliExpress Russia currently controls about 10% of Russia's e-commerce market. Nikkei Asia first reported via an "employee with knowledge on the matter" that "its joint venture in Russia has laid off about 40% of employees since the invasion of Ukraine". This is believed to be a result of Western sanctions' impact on the Russian market, leaving these positions untenable for the company.
Our Moral Verdict
We were not sure whether we should compare Alibaba morally with Amazon, to show the contrast, or with fellow-Chinese company JD.com, to show the moral similarity. One is a comparison of apples and oranges and the other a comparison of two rotten apples. Comparing a company from a democracy with one from a totalitarian state is dramatic but perhaps obvious. We will look at Alibaba both ways. Amazon is one of a handful of companies in the world that has been able to get out of Russia completely. We graded it Full & Complete twelve days after the invasion. Alibaba is at the opposite end of the spectrum. It's a pity that the two companies don't have the same customers because the moral difference might win Amazon a lot of new users. Like JD.com, Alibaba operates in Russia with its strong local partner, with Alibaba owning 48% in AliExpress. Both JD.com and Alibaba ship Chinese and foreign goods into Russia from their own China-based platforms. Both have the Chinese government as cover for their inactions and both stand to gain from Russia's increasing dependence on trade with China. Indeed, we could say one is copying the other, were it not for the fact that inaction has no date to show which failed to act first. The only difference we see is in Exposure level. Alibaba's 48% stake in AliExpress is worth $3.2bn (1.25% of Alibaba's own market value), which translates to a 3.8 Exposure Score. This compares to JD's Exposure level of 2. So, mathematically, we can say that Alibaba is 75% less likely, or at least less motivated, to leave Russia. Unless of course one chooses to be more moral than the other!
Rating as of: 13 May 2022

Align

Rated as its parent Procter & Gamble
USA

Associated brands: Procter & Gamble, Always, Ambi Pur, Ariel, Aussie, Bold, Braun, Clearblue, Daz, Fairy, Fairy Non Bio, Febreze, Fixodent, Gillette, Head & Shoulders, Herbal Essences, Lenor, Olay, Old Spice, Oral-B, Pampers, Pantene, Seven Seas, SK-II, Tampax, Venus, Viakal, Vicks, All Good, Bonux, Bounce, Bounty, Cascade, Charlie Banana, Charmin, Cheer, Crest , Downy, Dreft, Flash, Gain , Ivory, joy+glee, This is L., Luvs, Metamucil, Microban 24, Mif, Mr.Clean, My black is beautiful, Nasivin, Native, Neurobion, New Chapter dietary supplements, Pepto-Bismol, Puffs, Rindex 3en1, Safeguard, Salvo, Sangobion, Scope, Snowberry, Swiffer, The Art of Shaving, UltraDowny, Zevo, ZzzQuil

Speedy Faint-hearted with Power
i
37

'Speedy' for a 7 to 8 Speed Score; 'Faint-hearted' for a 1 to 4 Degree Score; 'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Pre-invasion Status
2.0
Low Exposure
Potential sacrifice
8.5
Extreme Power
Potential economic impact
Post-invasion Events
2.5  Degree
What?
7.0  Speed
When?
2.5  Attitude
How?

The company discontinued "new capital investments" in Russia, and suspended media, advertising, and promotion. It reduced its Russian activities "significantly" to "focus" on providing "basic health, hygiene and personal care items" needed by Russians who "depend on them", as per its 7 March Announcement.

The company condemned aggression "in any circumstance" and said its hearts go out to "all people who endure the unspeakable toll of war". It said it would support its employees in Russia.

Date of Announcement: 7 March 2022
Our Moral Verdict
P&G got almost everything wrong except the timing. It beat Unilever and L’Oréal by 24 hours, for which it got a Leader of the Pack bonus. After that, everything went downhill. Its move was Partial & Incomplete. Partial because it excluded health-related products, as a Confused Humanitarian does, and Incomplete by continuing to support employees, as a Nibbler does. Although it used the word "focus" to describe the continuing products, we don't know if it is focused on the majority of what it had. On top of that, after a Red Herring statement about not making future investments, it had poor Attitude, with a Mealy-Mouther statement that didn't clearly take sides. To make matters worse, it would be a small Sacrifice even if the company withdrew from every product because we estimate Russia at less than 1% of profits. To make matters worse still, this small Exposure compares to a Power Score of 8.5 since P&G employs about 5,000 people in Russia and could have had an Ostracizing effect by pulling so many consumer brands from the shelves. This meant P&G was looking at an 850% Return on Sacrifice. It's a pity it made only a slice of this commercial-moral investment. It needs to cut the rest and sell the factories.
Rating as of: 7 March 2022

Alimentation Couche-Tard

Public
Canada

Associated brands: Circle K, Ingo

Laggard Half-hearted with great Attitude & Power
i
48

'Laggard' for a 0 to 5 Speed Score; 'Half-hearted' for a 1 to 4 Degree Score; 'with great Attitude' for a 6 to 10 in Attitude Score; 'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Pre-invasion Status
1.0
De minimus Exposure
Potential sacrifice
5.0
Average Power
Potential economic impact
Post-invasion Events
5.0  Degree
What?
5.0  Speed
When?
5.5  Attitude
How?
The company, which operated 38 stores with over 320 employees, said it is "suspending" its Russian business operations "effective immediately". It stated it will wind down its operations whilst "taking care of employees". It condemned "Russia's aggression" against Ukraine, as well as pledged a donation to the Red Cross to support the Ukrainian people.
Date of Announcement: 7 March 2022
Our Moral Verdict
The company was a step behind TJX and Ingka. It made its move four days later, getting a Chicken Penalty. Also, suspending operations and supporting employees makes it a Nibbler with 5 points for Degree. Like TJX, it was a Denouncer, but in Alimentation's case it is keeping its oar in to re-open while TJX has committed to a total departure. Indeed, it's hard to imagine that it will be easy for Alimentation to reopen in a country it has blamed for aggression in a war. It reminds us of the Unilever and L'Oréal Denouncer statements, which are going to make life difficult for those companies.
Rating as of: 8 March 2022

Alinity

Rated as its parent Abbott Laboratories
USA

Associated brands: Abbott Laboratories, Ele Care, Similac, Zone Perfect, Amplatzer Piccolo Occluder, BinaxNOW, Cardiomems, Confirm Rx, Ensure, FreeStyle Libre, Gallant ICD, Glucerna , Heartmate, i-STAT, Juven, MitraClip, Pedialyte, PediaSure, Proclaim DRG

Laggard Faint-hearted Seriously-exposed with Power
i
17

'Laggard' for a 0 to 5 Speed Score; 'Faint-hearted' for a 1 to 4 Degree Score; 'Seriously exposed' for a 4 to 10 Exposure Score;'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Pre-invasion Status
5.0
Average Exposure
Potential sacrifice
9.5
Extreme Power
Potential economic impact
Post-invasion Events
1.0  Degree
What?
4.0  Speed
When?
5.0  Attitude
How?

Abbott has three laboratories and manufacturing facilities in Russia. It also exports products to the country. On 4 March, the company said it "condemns the war and violence in Ukraine". At the same time, it said it would give financial support to Ukraine.

On 14 March, Abbott made the Announcement that they would be “suspending non-essential business activity in the country, including new investments, business developments and advertising”. They added that healthcare products are “generally exempt from sanctions for humanitarian reasons”.

Date of Announcement: 14 March 2022
Our Moral Verdict

It seems like Abbott and J&J have the same PR firm, or at least announced their very Partial withdrawals from Russia in the same way.

The model seems to work like this. Make an initial statement that reacts in shock to the invasion (both companies did so on 4 March). Say how terrible it is (both companies condemned the war in one way or another, getting Denouncer points from us). Make donations to Ukraine (which they both did). Then, think for a while about what they really should do. Abbott waited ten days versus J&J's three weeks. Otherwise, the actions were similar. Both continue to do business unless the products are deemed non-essential in some words by the company benefitting. Both are Confused Humanitarians. Both also said they would not make new investments, which we classify as Red Herrings because, in these times, it's hardly likely any Western company would pour money into Russia, and it has nothing to do with withdrawing from concrete business.

Like J&J, Abbott's initial generous donation, in the absence of any action, earned it a Do-gooder-do-badder classification. Its initial Denouncer words get the company a Big Talker classification for not putting its money where its mouth is. To make matters worse, when we consider what suspending "non-essential" products means in practice, it may be more of a non-event. The range – including nutritionals, vascular devices, diabetes car, vision care and pharmaceuticals – could all be argued to be essential depending on the definition used and its application. Indeed, we could not identify which of Abbott's products are still on the table. We also spotted no statement about how the non-essential cut would impact the company’s three factories in Russia or its approximately 3,500 Russian employees. Absent further explanation, the commitment to cease all advertising also looks weak since most sales may come from the salesforce and wholesale network. Weighing it all up, we are estimating the Degree of withdrawal at 1 point.

Back to the J&J comparison – Abbott got a slightly better moral rating because it moved faster. Although Abbott has higher Exposure to Russia, it also has more Power over Russia. The ratio of the two approximately equaled out, meaning both companies were looking at Return on Sacrifice opportunities of around 200%.

Rating as of: 14 March 2022

OUR MORAL BADGES

Each of Moral Rating Agency’s Moral Badge is generated by combining words we select to describe bands within each of the five dimension scores to allow a reader to see the components of a company’s behavior in linguistic form. The bands relating to each word or words are shown in the definition of each Moral Badge below.

How do we classify a company or organization?

Moral Badges

Description

Companies & Brands

Count

Sprinting Boycotter with Power

'Sprinting' for a 9 to 10 Speed Score; 'Boycotter' for a 9 to 10 Degree Score; 'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  Acacia Communications, Inc., ACDELCO, Albuquerque Studios, Boss Flight Entertainment, BUICK, CADILLAC, CHEVROLET, Cisco Systems, Deutsche Telekom, Duo Security Inc., General Motors, GMC, GMFINANCIAL, Jasper Technologies, Meraki, Millarworld, Netflix, Night School Studio, ONSTAR., Scanline VFX, T-Mobile, Ultium, Vehicle Intelligence Platform

Count: 

23

Sprinting Boycotter

'Sprinting' for a 9 to 10 Speed Score; 'Boycotter' for a 9 to 10 Degree Score.

Companies/Brands:  British Gas, Centrica, Direct Energy, Dyno, Hive, Local Heroes

Count: 

6

Sprinting Near-Boycotter with great Attitude & Power

'Sprinting' for a 9 to 10 Speed Score; 'Near Boycotter' for a 7 to 8 Degree Score; 'with great Attitude' for a 6 to 10 in Attitude Score; 'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  Boeing, United Parcel Service, UPS Logistics

Count: 

3

Sprinting Near-Boycotter with Power

'Sprinting' for a 9 to 10 Speed Score; 'Near Boycotter' for a 7 to 8 Degree Score; 'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  FedEx

Count: 

1

Sprinting Near-Boycotter without Attitude but with Power

'Sprinting' for a 9 to 10 Speed Score; 'Near Boycotter' for a 7 to 8 Degree Score; 'without Attitude' for a 0 in Attitude Score; 'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  Blue Yonder, JVC, Kawakita Denki Kigyosha, National, Panasonic, Quasar, Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd., Technics

Count: 

8

Sprinting Half-hearted Seriously-exposed with great Attitude & Power

'Sprinting' for a 9 to 10 Speed Score; 'Half-hearted' for a 1 to 4 Degree Score; 'Seriously exposed' for a 4 to 10 Exposure Score; 'with great Attitude' for a 6 to 10 in Attitude Score; 'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  API Connect, Aspera, Atlas, Blueworks Live, CICS, Cloud Pak, Cloudant, Cognos Inc, International Business Machines, Red Hat Inc., SoftLayer Technologies Inc.

Count: 

11

Sprinting Half-hearted Seriously-exposed with Power

'Sprinting' for a 9 to 10 Speed Score; 'Half-hearted' for a 1 to 4 Degree Score; 'Seriously exposed' for a 4 to 10 Exposure Score;'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  Genesis, Hyundai Motor

Count: 

2

Sprinting Half-hearted

'Sprinting' for a 9 to 10 Speed Score; 'Half-hearted' for a 1 to 4 Degree Score.

Companies/Brands:  HomeGoods, HomeSense, Marshalls, Sierra, TJX, TK Maxx, Winners

Count: 

7

Speedy Boycotter without Attitude

'Speedy' for a 7 to 8 Speed Score; 'Boycotter' for a 9 to 10 Degree Score; 'without Attitude' for a 0 in Attitude Score.

Companies/Brands:  Arrezzio, Baker’s Source, Block&Barrel, Buckhead Pride, Butcher’s Block, Casa Solana, Citavo, Earth Plus, Fire River Farms, House Recipe, Jade Mountain, Newport Pride, Pica y Salpica, Portico Seafood, Sysco, Wholesome Farm

Count: 

16

Boycotter with great Attitude & Power

'Boycotter' for a 9 to 10 Degree Score; 'with great Attitude' for a 6 to 10 in Attitude Score; 'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  Alphabet, Calico, DoubleClick, Fitbit, Google, Looker, Loon, Nest, Verily, Waymo LLC, Waze, Wing, YouTube

Count: 

13

Boycotter with Power

'Boycotter' for a 9 to 10 Degree Score; 'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  Acura, Alphabet, ASIMO, BMW Group, Designworks., Honda Motor, John Cooper Works, MINI, Mobilityland, Montesa, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars

Count: 

11

Boycotter without Attitude but with Power

'Boycotter' for a 9 to 10 Degree Score; 'without Attitude' for a 0 in Attitude Score; 'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  AT&T Broadband, Bravo, Chiller, CNBC, Comcast, Daily Candy, DreamWorks Animation, Fandango, Focus Features, G4, Illumination Entertainment, iVillage, Msnbc, NBCUniversal, Sky, Sprout, Syfy, XUMO

Count: 

18

Sprinting Faint-hearted Seriously-exposed with Power

'Sprinting' for a 9 to 10 Speed Score; 'Faint-hearted' for a 1 to 4 Degree Score; 'Seriously exposed' for a 4 to 10 Exposure Score;'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  Bond Street, Chesterfield, Diem, Facebook, Instagram, IQOS, L&M, Mapillary, Marlboro, Messenger, Meta (formerly Facebook), Muratti, Oculus, Parliament, Philip Morris International, TotalEnergies, WhatsApp, Workplace

Count: 

18

Sprinting Faint-hearted with Power

'Sprinting' for a 9 to 10 Speed Score; 'Faint-hearted' for a 1 to 4 Degree Score; 'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  Freightliner, Fuso, Maybach, Mercedes-Benz (formerly Daimler), Setra, Smart, Sterling, Thomas Built Buses, Western Star

Count: 

9

Speedy Near-Boycotter Sacrificer with Power

'Speedy' for a 7 to 8 Speed Score; 'Near Boycotter' for a 7 to 8 Degree Score; 'Sacrificer' for a 4 to 8 Exposure Score;'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  AdGear, Harman International Industries, Joyent, LoopPay , Novaled , Prismview, Proximal Data, Samsung, Simpress, SmartThings 

Count: 

10

Speedy Faint-hearted Seriously-exposed with great Attitude & Power

'Speedy' for a 7 to 8 Speed Score; 'Faint-hearted' for a 1 to 4 Degree Score; 'Seriously exposed' for a 4 to 10 Exposure Score; 'with great Attitude' for a 6 to 10 in Attitude Score; 'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  Amoco, Ampm, Aral, BP, Castrol, Wild Bean Café

Count: 

6

Speedy Faint-hearted with Power

'Speedy' for a 7 to 8 Speed Score; 'Faint-hearted' for a 1 to 4 Degree Score; 'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  Align, All Good, Always, Ambi Pur, Amerisource Bergen, Anderson Packaging, Inc., Ariel, ASD Specialty Healthcare, Inc., Aussie, Bold, Bonux, Bounce, Bounty, Braun, Cascade, Charlie Banana, Charmin, Cheer, Clearblue, Crest, Daz, Downy, Dreft, Fairy, Fairy Non Bio, Febreze, Fixodent, Flash, Gain, Gillette, Head & Shoulders, Herbal Essences, Ivory, joy+glee, Lenor, Luvs, Metamucil, Microban 24, Mif, Mr.Clean, My black is beautiful, Nasivin, Native, Neurobion, New Chapter dietary supplements, Olay, Old Spice, Oral-B, Pampers, Pantene, Pepto-Bismol, Procter & Gamble, Puffs, Rindex 3en1, Safeguard, Salvo, Sangobion, Scope, Seven Seas, SK-II, Snowberry, Swiffer, Tampax, The Art of Shaving, This is L., UltraDowny, Venus, Viakal, Vicks, Zevo, ZzzQuil

Count: 

71

Near-Boycotter with Power

'Near Boycotter' for a 7 to 8 Degree Score; 'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  Deutsche Post DHL Group

Count: 

1

Faint-hearted Seriously-exposed without Attitude but with Power

'Faint-hearted' for a 1 to 4 Degree Score; 'Seriously exposed' for a 4 to 10 Exposure Score; 'without Attitude' for a 0 in Attitude Score; 'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  Airbus, ATR (Airbus, Alenia Aeronautica, Leonardo), Daihatsu, Hino, Lexus, Ranz, Stelia Aerospace, Toyota Motor

Count: 

8

Faint-hearted with great Attitude & Power

'Faint-hearted' for a 1 to 4 Degree Score; 'with great Attitude' for a 6 to 10 in Attitude Score; 'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  Bing, Edge, LinkedIn, Microsoft, MSN, Office, Skype, Windows

Count: 

8

Laggard Boycotter with great Attitude & Power

'Laggard' for a 0 to 5 Speed Score; 'Boycotter' for a 9 to 10 Degree Score; 'with great Attitude' for a 6 to 10 in Attitude Score; 'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  Accenture, Droga5, IMJ Corporation, SinnerSchrader, Trivadis AG

Count: 

5

Laggard Boycotter with Power

'Laggard' for a 0 to 5 Speed Score; 'Boycotter' for a 9 to 10 Degree Score; 'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  alkove, Amazing Baby, Amazon, Amfit Nutrition, Arabella, Arthur Harvey, Basic Care, BELEI, Buttoned Down, Cable Stitch, Coastal Blue, Comfort Denim Outfitters, Daily Ritual, Ella Moon, Emma Riley, Eono, Fabric.com, Franklin Tailored, Goodthreads, Happy Belly, Haven Outerwear, House & Shields, Inkast Denim, Iris & Lily, James & Erin, Lark & Ro, Life Long, Mae, Mama Bear, Movian, Myx Store, NuPro, OWN PWR, Peak Performance Nutrition, Peak Velocity, Pinzon, Presto!, Ravenna Home, Revly, Scout & Ro, Simple Joys by Carter’s, Solimo, Spotted Zebra, Stone & Beam, Tiksounds, Umi, Vedaka, Wag, Wickedly Prime

Count: 

49

Laggard Near-Boycotter with Power

'Laggard' for a 0 to 5 Speed Score; 'Near Boycotter' for a 7 to 8 Degree Score; 'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  Glencore

Count: 

1

Laggard Near-Boycotter

'Laggard' for a 0 to 5 Speed Score; 'Near Boycotter' for a 7 to 8 Degree Score.

Companies/Brands:  Alenza, BANDAG, Blizzak, Bridgestone, DriveGuard, Dueler, FIRESTONE, FUZION, TIRES PLUS, Turanza, WHEEL WORKS

Count: 

11

Laggard Faint-hearted (Upgraded with 20 bonus points for exiting fully and completely)

'Laggard' for a 0 to 5 Speed Score; 'Faint-hearted' for a 1 to 4 Degree Score.

Companies/Brands:  Enel

Count: 

1

Laggard Half-hearted Seriously-exposed with Power

'Laggard' for a 0 to 5 Speed Score; 'Half-hearted' for a 1 to 4 Degree Score; 'Seriously exposed' for a 4 to 10 Exposure Score;'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  LG Electronics

Count: 

1

Laggard Half-hearted with great Attitude & Power

'Laggard' for a 0 to 5 Speed Score; 'Half-hearted' for a 1 to 4 Degree Score; 'with great Attitude' for a 6 to 10 in Attitude Score; 'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  Alimentation Couche-Tard, Circle K, Collins Aerospace, Ingo, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Technologies

Count: 

6

Laggard Half-hearted with great Attitude

'Laggard' for a 0 to 5 Speed Score; 'Half-hearted' for a 5 to 6 Degree Score; 'with great Attitude' for a 6 to 10 in Attitude Score.

Companies/Brands:  Amundi, BforBank, Credit Agricole, IDIA Capital Investment, LCL, SODICA Corporate Finance

Count: 

6

Laggard Half-hearted with Power

'Laggard' for a 0 to 5 Speed Score; 'Half-hearted' for a 5 to 6 Degree Score; 'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  U.S. Postal Service

Count: 

1

Laggard Half-hearted with Power

'Laggard' for a 0 to 5 Speed Score; 'Half-hearted' for a 1 to 4 Degree Score; 'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  Chassis Brakes, Hikoki, Hitachi, Hüco, Keihin, Kit Plus, Maxell, Nisin, Paraut, Tokico, Tuflong

Count: 

11

Laggard Half-hearted without Attitude but with Power

'Laggard' for a 0 to 5 Speed Score; 'Half-hearted' for a 1 to 4 Degree Score; 'without Attitude' for a 0 in Attitude Score; 'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  Elster Group, EMS Technologies, Inc., Honeywell International, Intelligrated, Intermec, King’s Safetywear, RAE Systems, Sperian Protection, Xtralis

Count: 

9

Speedy Faint-hearted without Attitude but with Power

'Speedy' for a 7 to 8 Speed Score; 'Faint-hearted' for a 1 to 4 Degree Score; 'without Attitude' for a 0 in Attitude Score; 'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  Bank of China

Count: 

1

Faint-hearted

'Faint-hearted' for a 1 to 4 Degree Score.

Companies/Brands:  Alleanza Toro, Assicurazioni Generali, Europ Assistance Group, INA (Istituto Nazionale delle Assicurazioni)

Count: 

4

Laggard Half-hearted

'Laggard' for a 0 to 5 Speed Score; 'Half-hearted' for a 5 to 6 Degree Score.

Companies/Brands:  Cover-More, Farmers Insurance Group, Hambro Life Assurance Plc, Zurich Insurance Group

Count: 

4

Laggard Faint-hearted Seriously-exposed with great Attitude & Power

'Laggard' for a 0 to 5 Speed Score; 'Faint-hearted' for a 1 to 4 Degree Score; 'Seriously exposed' for a 4 to 10 Exposure Score; 'with great Attitude' for a 6 to 10 in Attitude Score; 'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  AcneFree, Ambi, Atelier Cologne, Biotherm, Botanicals Fresh Care, Cacharel, Carita, Carol’s Daughter, CeraVe, Cheryl’s Cosmeceuticals, Clarisonic, Créateurs de Beauté, Dark & Lovely, Decléor, Dermablend, Diesel, E.ON, essie, Garnier, Giorgio Armani Beauty, Helena Rubinstein, House 99, IT Cosmetics, Kéraskin Esthetics, Kérastase, Kiehl’s, L’Oréal, La Roche-Posay, Lancôme, Logocos, Magic Mask, Maison Margiela Fragrances, Matrix Essentials, Maybelline New York, Mixa, Mizani, Niely, NYX Professional Makeup, Paloma Picasso, PureOlogy Research, Ralph Lauren Fragrances, Redken 5th Avenue NYC, Roger & Gallet, Sanoflore, Shu Uemura, Skinceuticals, SoftSheen-Carson, Stylenanda, Urban Decay, Valentino Beauty, Vichy, Yue Sai, Yves Saint Laurent Beauty

Count: 

53

Laggard Faint-hearted Seriously-exposed with Power

'Laggard' for a 0 to 5 Speed Score; 'Faint-hearted' for a 1 to 4 Degree Score; 'Seriously exposed' for a 4 to 10 Exposure Score;'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  Abbott Laboratories, Alinity, Animax Broadcast Japan, AXN, BinaxNOW, Bravia, Cardiomems, Confirm Rx, Cyber-shot, Ele Care, Ensure, Fortum, FreeStyle Libre, Gallant ICD, Glucerna , Handycam, Heartmate, i-STAT, Juven, MADHOUSE, Madison Gate Records, Memory Stick, MitraClip, Pedialyte, PediaSure, Proclaim DRG, Similac, Sony, TriStar Pictures, Walkman, Zone Perfect

Count: 

31

Laggard Faint-hearted Seriously-exposed without Attitude but with Power

'Laggard' for a 0 to 5 Speed Score; 'Faint-hearted' for a 1 to 4 Degree Score; 'Seriously exposed' for a 4 to 10 Exposure Score; 'without Attitude' for a 0 in Attitude Score; 'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  HiSilicon, Huawei Investment & Holding, Proven Honour Capital Limited

Count: 

3

Laggard Faint-hearted with great Attitude

'Laggard' for a 0 to 5 Speed Score; 'Faint-hearted' for a 1 to 4 Degree Score; 'with great Attitude' for a 6 to 10 in Attitude Score.

Companies/Brands:  Angel Risk Management Ltd, Axa, BROOKLYN, Dunlop , Srixon, Sumitomo, XL Insurance Company SE

Count: 

7

Laggard Faint-hearted

'Laggard' for a 0 to 5 Speed Score; 'Faint-hearted' for a 1 to 4 Degree Score.

Companies/Brands:  Adfors, Allianz, Artex, Asturienne, Bank Handlowy, Bank One Corp, Bevego, BNP Paribas, Brasilit, British Gypsum, Brødrene Dahl, Cazenove Group, Celotex, Certainteed, Chatham Ventures, Inc., Chemical Equity Incorporated, Citigroup, CONSORSBANK, Creekstone Farms Premium Beef, Euler Hermes, Flexovit, Gavilon, Glassolutions, Gyproc, Helena Agri Enterprises LLC, InstaMed, Isover, Jewson, JP Morgan, Leca, Marubeni, Marubeni Information Systems, Metalmark Capital, Norton, Pasquill, PIMCO, Placo, Rencol, Rigips, SageGlass, Saint-Gobain, Scotframe, Sekurit, SmartestEnergy, The Bear Stearns Companies Inc., Tygon, Vetrotech, Washington Mutual Inc., Weber, WePay

Count: 

50

Laggard Faint-hearted without Attitude but with Power

'Laggard' for a 0 to 5 Speed Score; 'Faint-hearted' for a 1 to 4 Degree Score; 'without Attitude' for a 0 in Attitude Score; 'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  CK Hutchison Holdings, Hutch, ICI Paric XL, Kruidvat, Metro Broadcast Corporation, Mr. Juicy, ParknShop, Savers, Superdrug, The Perfume Shop, Three, Watsons, Watsons Water, Watsons’s Wine, Wind Tre

Count: 

15

Laggard Faint-hearted with Power

'Laggard' for a 0 to 5 Speed Score; 'Faint-hearted' for a 1 to 4 Degree Score; 'with Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  AutoCrew, Balay, Bosch Group, Coldex, Constructa, Dremel, Dynacord, Electro-Voice, ETAS, Gaggenau, HC Cargo, Home Connect, ITK Engineering, Junkers, Neff, Pitsos, Profilo, Robinair, Telex, Thermador, Worcester Bosch, Zexel

Count: 

22

Shameless failing to use its Power without having to make a sacrifice

'Shameless' for continued involvement with Russia;'without having to make a sacrifice' for a 3 to below Exposure Score;'failing to use its Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  A Twosome Place, Agricultural Bank of China, Aviation Industry Corp. of China, Band LTE, Baojun, Bestune, BLADE Network Technologies, Century 21 Japan, Chateau de Viaud, ChemChina, China Communications Construction, China Construction Bank, China Construction Design International, China FAW Group, China Harbour Engineering, China Mobile Communications, China National Offshore Oil, China National Petroleum, China Overseas Land and Investment, China Railway Construction, China Railway Engineering Group, China Road and Bridge Corporation, China State Construction Engineering, China Tea, China Telecommunications, CITIC Group, CJ Corp., CMHK, CMLink, COFCO, Country Garden Holdings, DFI Retail Group, DOCOMO, Dongfeng Motor, Epic Games, FamilyMart, Foodville, Fortune, Foxmail, GAC-FCA (Jeep), GAC-Honda, GAC-Mitsubishi, GoTone, Greatwall, Grohmann Engineering GmbH, Guangzhou Automobile Industry Group, Haima, Hibar Systems Ltd., Hongqi, Hunting World, Hycan, IdeaPad, Industrial & Commercial Bank of China, Itochu, Jardine Matheson, JD.com, Jiefang, Jiugui, John Holland Group, Joy City, Joycome, Kong Yiji, Legion, Lenovo Group, LeSportsac, Machete, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Maxus, Maxwell Technologies Inc., Medion, Mengniu Dairy, MG, Moment, Motorola Mobility, Nate, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone, NUGU, People’s Insurance Co. of China, Perbix Machine Co. Inc., PetroChina, Qidian, QQ, Qrobot, Roewe, SAIC Motor, Sinochem, SK Group, SolarCity Corp, Tencent Holdings, Tesla, ThinkPad, Tianyi, Timi Studio Group, Tokyo Electric Power, Trumpchi, United Object, VIPS (steakhouse), Wechat (Weixin), WeGame, WOMAI.COM, Xiamen ITG Holding Group, XMXYG, Yoga, Yuejin, Zong

Count: 

105

Shameless without having to make a sacrifice

'Shameless' for continued involvement with Russia;'without having to make a sacrifice' for a 3 to below Exposure Score.

Companies/Brands:  Ahumada, Akpa A.Ş., Arçelik, Ark İnşaat, Aygaz, Bank of America, Beko, Benavides, Birmot, Catlettsburg Refining, LLC, CNH Industrial, Defy Appliances (Pty) Ltd, Demir-Export, Divan Group, Duane Reade, Düzey, Elektra Bregenz, EXOR Group, Ferrari, Flavel, Grundig, Japan Post Holdings, Koç Holding, Lipetgaz, Marathon Petroleum, Merrill Lynch, Mogaz, No. 7, Opet, Otokar, PartnerRe, Pürsu, RMK Marine, S-Oil, SABIC , Saudi Aramco, Sendeo, Setair, Setur, Setur Duty Free, Setur Marinas, Setur Select, Seturbiz.com, Seturmice, Soltan and Botanics, Tanı, The Economist, The International Maritime Industries, THY Opet, Tofaş, Token Financial Technologies, Toll Group, Tüpraş, TürkTraktör, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Waltrust Properties, Inc., Yapı Kredi, Yasref

Count: 

58

Shameless failing to use its power

'Shameless' for continued involvement with Russia;'failing to use its Power' for a 4 to 10 in Power Score.

Companies/Brands:  Alibaba Group Holding, AliExpress, Ant Financial, Auctiva, Cainiao, DingTalk, Feizhu, Gaode Map, Koubei, Lazada, Sinopec Group, Taobao, Tmall, UC Browser, Xianyu, Zhima Credit

Count: 

16

Total:

720

Total: 720

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