Agricultural Products

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Overall Scores

57 of the largest agricultural product companies in the world were assessed against the CHRB’s Agricultural Products Methodology, of which 19 were new additions in 2019 and 10 were also assessed in at least one other sector. Even though there has been a general upward trend for companies assessed in the past three years, newly added companies pull the 2019 Agricultural Products average down to 24.2%. This results in a lower score compared to the 2018 average score of 25.5%

            Total
      
			            57
      

Companies

16

Companies in this band

Highest score >> Lowest score: Suntory Beverage & Food, Falabella, Costco Wholesale, Starbucks, Brown-Forman Corporation, Conagra Brands, Monster Beverage, Loblaw Companies, McCormick & Company, Lindt & Spruengli, Alimentation Couche-Tard, Yili Group, FamilyMart Co., Ltd, Shoprite, Constellation Brands, Kweichow Moutai.

0-10
13

Companies in this band

Highest score >> Lowest score: Ahold Delhaize, Sysco, Kroger, Kerry Group, Compass Group, Amazon.com, Inc., Carlsberg, BRF, Yum! Brands, Hormel Foods Corporation, Kraft Heinz, Seven & I Holdings, Tyson Foods.

10-20
13

Companies in this band

Highest score >> Lowest score: Archer Daniels Midland, Coles, Aeon Company, General Mills, McDonald's, Carrefour, Associated British Foods, Pernod-Ricard, Kirin Holdings Company, Walmart Inc, Asahi Group Holdings, The Hershey Company, Target.

20-30
3

Companies in this band

Highest score >> Lowest score: Woolworths, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Mondelez International.

30-40
5

Companies in this band

Highest score >> Lowest score: Heineken NV, Glencore, Danone, Wilmar International, Tesco.

40-50
4

Companies in this band

Highest score >> Lowest score: The Coca-Cola Company, Nestle, Diageo, PepsiCo.

50-60
1

Companies in this band

Kellogg.

60-70
2

Companies in this band

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

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 for Agricultural Products companies. As in 2017 and 2018, Agricultural Products 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 second lowest average score, after ICT Manufacturing.

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2019 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.

The 2019 Key Findings Report is supported by a technical annex which provides more detailed information about the 2019 assessment process. The Technical Annex to the 2019 CHRB is available in our News section.

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