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Alphabet

GOOGL

U.S.

In a time of tight school budgets, cheap Chromebook laptops from Alphabet’s Google unit accounted for nearly 60% of PC shipments to U.S. K–12 schools in 2017, according to Future-source Consulting. And over 30 million students and teachers use Google Classroom software. The business isn’t high-margin, but Google stands to benefit by ensuring the next generation knows its technology.

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Impact Segment

Education/Discovery

Sector

Technology

Industry

Internet Services & Retailing

CEO

Larry Page

Employees

80,110

Company Type

Public

Revenues ($M) (Last Fiscal Year)

$110,855

Profits ($M) (Last Fiscal Year)

$12,662

Market Value ($M)

$867,726

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