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Tesla (TSLA):

Tesla (TSLA), formerly known as Tesla Motors, Inc., is an auto manufacturer that specializes in electric vehicle production and clean energy. This auto manufacturer conducts research on battery energy storage, coordinating power from grids to homes and vehicles. The company was founded in 2003 as Tesla Motors by Marc Tarpenning and Martin Eberhard, who specialized in electrical engineering. The company's name pays homage to Nikola Tesla, an inventor and electrical engineer. Some of the first employees hired included J. B. Straubel, Ian Wright, and Elon Musk, who went on to become partners. In 2017, Tesla Motors changed its name to Tesla, Inc. In 2010, Tesla Motors Inc. went public on the NASDAQ, allowing everyone to buy Tesla stock using the ticker symbol, TSLA. 

Products and Services Provided by Tesla (TSLA) Tesla (TSLA) provides a number of products and services. The company conducts research services in a number of areas including electric car batteries, automobile motors, autopilot services for motor vehicles, and safety glass construction. Tesla also provides a variety of electric vehicles including the Tesla Model S, the Tesla Model 3, the Tesla Model  X, and the Tesla Model Y. In 2020, Tesla unveiled its next line of vehicles, the Tesla Roadster.  Tesla also conducts research into clean energy technology for homes. This company both researches and produces solar panels and solar roofs for home electricity generation. Finally, researchers are also exploring batteries that can store larger amounts of electricity for longer running times in both homes and vehicles.

Waste Management (WM):

Waste Management, Inc. engages in the provision of waste management environmental services. It operates through the following segments: Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3. The Tier 1 segment comprises of areas in the Southern United States. The Tier 2 segment comprises of areas located in the Midwest and Northeast United States. The Tier 3 segment comprises all remaining areas, including the Northwest and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States and Eastern Canada. The company was founded on September 30, 1987 and is headquartered in Houston, TX. The full company name is Waste Management, Inc.

Republic Services (RSG):

Republic Services, Inc. engages in the provision of services in the domestic non-hazardous solid waste industry. It provides integrated waste management services, which offers non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, recycling, disposal and energy services. The company operates through the following segments: Group 1 and Group 2. The Group 1 segment consists of geographic areas located in western United States. The Group 2 segment consists of geographic areas located in the southeastern and mid-western and the eastern seaboard of the United States. Republic Services was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Phoenix, AZ. The full company name is Republic Services, Inc.

Clean Harbors (CLH):

Clean Harbors, Inc. engages in the provision of environmental, energy, and industrial services. It operates through the Environmental Services and Safety-Kleen business segments. The Environmental Services segment consists of the technical services; industrial services; field services; and oil, gas, and lodging businesses. The Safety-Kleen segment includes parts washer services, containerized waste services, vac services, used motor oil collection, and sale of base and blended oil products as well as complementary products. The company was founded by Alan S. McKim in 1980 and is headquartered in Norwell, MA. The full company name is Clean Harbors, Inc.  

Casella Waste Systems (CWST):

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. is a solid waste services company, which engages in the provision of resource management and services to residential, commercial, municipal and industrial customers, primarily in the areas of solid waste collection, transfer, disposal, recycling and organics services. It operates through the following segments: Eastern Region, Western Region, Recycling and Other segments. The Eastern region segment is vertically integrated, with transfer, landfill, processing and recycling assets serviced by collection operations. The Western region segment also consists of waste sheds in western New York, which includes Ithaca, Elmira, Oneonta, Lowville, Potsdam, Geneva, Auburn, Rochester, Dunkirk, Jamestown and Olean markets. The Recycling segment provides a full range of solid waste services, and larger-scale recycling and commodity brokerage operations. 

The Other segment offers organic services, ancillary operations, major accounts and industrial services, discontinued operations, and earnings from equity method investees. The company was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Rutland, VT. The full company name is Casella Waste Systems, Inc.

Beyond Meat, Inc. (BYND):

Beyond Meat, Inc. engages in the provision of plant-based meats. Its products include ready-to-cook meat under the brands The Beyond Burger and Beyond Sausage; and frozen meat namely Beyond Chicken Strips and Beyond Beef Crumbles. The company was founded by Ethan Walden Brown and Brent Taylor in 2009 and is headquartered in El Segundo, CA. The full company name is Beyond Meat, Inc

Unilever Plc (UL):

Unilever Plc is a multinational consumer goods company that provides fast moving consumer goods. Its product categories include savoury, dressings and spread; ice cream and beverages; personal care, and home care. The company's brands include Axe & Lynx, Blue Band, Dove, Becel & Flora, Heartbrand ice creams, Hellmann's, Knorr, Lipton, Lux, Omo, Rexona and Sunsilk. It operates in three regions: Asia, Africa and Central and Eastern Europe, the Americas and Western Europe. The company's product areas are Personal Care, Foods, Refreshment and Home Care. Its Personal Care products include skin care and hair care products, deodorants and oral care products. 

The company Food products include soups, bouillons, sauces, snacks, mayonnaise, salad dressings, margarines and spreads, and cooking products such as liquid margarines. Its Refreshment products include ice cream, tea-based beverages, weight-management products, and nutritionally enhanced staples sold in developing markets. The company Home Care products include laundry tablets, powders and liquids, soap bars and a range of cleaning products. Unilever was founded by Antonius Johannes Jurgens, Samuel van den Bergh and William Hulme Lever on January 1, 1930 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom. The full company name is Unilever Plc

Alphabet, Inc. (GOOG):

Alphabet, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the business of acquisition and operation of different companies. It operates through the Google and Other Bets segments. The Google segment includes its main Internet products such as ads, Android, Chrome, hardware, Google Cloud, Google Maps, Google Play, Search, and YouTube. The Other Bets segment consists of businesses such as Access, Calico, CapitalG, GV, Verily, Waymo, and X. The company was founded by Lawrence E. Page and Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin on October 2, 2015 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA. The full company name is Alphabet, Inc.

Danaher Corp. (DHR):

Danaher Corp. operates as a medical company, which designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial and commercial products and services. It operates through the following segments: Life Sciences, Diagnostics, and Environmental & Applied Solutions. The Life Sciences segment offers a range of research tools that scientists use to study the basic building blocks of life, including genes, proteins, metabolites and cells, in order to understand the causes of disease, identify new therapies and test new drugs and vaccines. The Diagnostics segment comprises of analytical instruments, reagents, consumables, software, and services that hospitals, physician's offices, reference laboratories, and other critical care settings use to diagnose disease and make treatment decisions. 

The Environmental & Applied Solution segment offers products and services that help protect important resources and keep global food and water supplies safe. The company was founded by Steven M. Rales and Mitchell P. Rales in 1969 and is headquartered in Washington, DC. The full company name is Danaher Corp.

 

 

Ecolab, Inc. (ECL): 

Ecolab, Inc. engages in the provision of products and services in the field of water, hygiene, and energy. It operates through the following segments: Global Industrial, Global Institutional and Global Energy. The Global Industrial segment consists of the water, food and beverage, paper, life sciences and textile care operating segments. It offers water treatment and process applications, and cleaning and sanitizing solutions, primarily to large industrial customers within the manufacturing, food and beverage processing, transportation, chemical, primary metals and mining, power generation, pulp and paper, pharmaceutical and commercial laundry industries. The Global Institutional segment consists of the institutional, specialty and healthcare operating segments. 

It provides specialized cleaning and sanitizing products to the foodservice, hospitality, lodging, healthcare, government, education and retail industries. The Global Energy segment serves the process chemicals and water treatment needs of the global petroleum and petrochemical industries in both upstream and downstream applications. The company was founded by Merritt J. Osborn in 1923 and is headquartered in St. Paul, MN. The full company name is Ecolab, Inc.

Roper Technologies, Inc. (ROP):

Roper Technologies, Inc. is diversified technology company, which engages in the provision of engineered products and solutions for the global niche markets. It operates through the following segments: Application Software, Network Software & Systems, Measurement & Analytical Solution, and Process Technologies. The company was founded by George D. Roper on December 17, 1981 and is headquartered in Sarasota, FL. The full company name is Roper Technologies, Inc.

The Toro Co. (TTC):

The Toro Co. designs, manufactures, and markets a range of turf equipment. It operates through the following segments: Professional and Residential. The Professional segment consists of turf & landscape equipment; rental, specialty, and underground construction equipment; snow & ice management equipment; and irrigation products. The Residential segment consists of walk power mowers, riding mowers, snow throwers, replacement parts, and home solutions products, including trimmers, blowers, blower-vacuums, and underground, hose, and hose-end retail irrigation products sold in Australia and New Zealand. The company was founded by John Samuel Clapper and Henry Clay McCartney on July 10, 1914 and is headquartered in Bloomington, MN. The full company name is The Toro Co.