Agricultural Products

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Overall Scores

38 of the largest agricultural products companies in the world were assessed against the CHRB’s Agricultural Products criteria, of which 8 were also assessed against the Apparel criteria and 3 were new additions in 2018 (Ahold Delhaize, Monster Beverage and Wesfarmers).

Companies (n=38)

9

Companies in this band

Highest score >> Lowest score: BRF, Costco Wholesale, Starbucks, Falabella, Kraft Heinz, Shoprite, Alimentation Couche-Tard, Monster Beverage, Kweichow Moutai.

0-10
7

Companies in this band

Highest score >> Lowest score: The Hershey Company, Ahold Delhaize, Aeon Company, Target, Sysco, Compass Group, Yum! Brands.

10-20
10

Companies in this band

Highest score >> Lowest score: Archer Daniels Midland, Wesfarmers, Associated British Foods, Mondelez International, Carrefour, Wal-Mart Stores, Anheuser-Busch InBev, McDonald's, Pernod-Ricard, Kroger.

20-30
4

Companies in this band

Highest score >> Lowest score: Danone, Heineken NV, Tesco, General Mills.

30-40
4

Companies in this band

Highest score >> Lowest score: Nestle, PepsiCo, Diageo, Woolworths.

40-50
2

Companies in this band

Highest score >> Lowest score: The Coca-Cola Company, Kellogg.

50-60
2

Companies in this band

Highest score >> Lowest score: Marks & Spencer Group, Unilever.

60-70
70-80
80-90
90-100

Score Range (%)

 

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Measurement Theme Performance

The graphic below shows the average score in points by measurement theme. As in 2017 companies are still performing worse on Theme D (Human Rights Practices – risks and enabling factors) than on other themes. The Agricultural Products sector has the lowest average score and also differs from the Apparel and Extractives sectors in its score banding distribution; the most common banding is 20-30%, not 0-10%.

 

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2018 Key Findings Report

In the Key Findings Report you can find the highest and lowest scoring companies in each industry by measurement theme, analysis of trends, and emerging practice.

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