Painting a Picture of Corporate Misdeeds

This data visualization provides a wide-ranging record of financial penalties, such as fines and settlements, incurred by companies and nonprofits operating in the U.S. from 2000 to the present. As the graphic shows, BP’s $20.8 billion settlement in 2015 for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill is the largest single entry in the tracker, but the financial industry is, by far, responsible for the biggest share of penalties.

For Fortune Magazine, April 2020