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  • Overall approach
    2/14
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      0/6
      Deforestation commitment
      Commodity-specific
      0/6
      Palm oil
      "All suppliers shall be in compliance with additional criteria, which include no deforestation, no new development of peat land and with full traceability to the mill, including supplying group of plantations". 
    • Signatory to an initiative tackling deforestation
      1/1
      Signatory
      Yes
      1.00/1
      UN Global Compact
      Arla Foods are signatory to the UN Global Compact.
    • Awareness of the value of forests
      1/1
      Awareness
      Yes
      1/1
      Arla Foods refers to high conservation value forests in their palm oil policy.
    • Target to reduce emissions from land-use change
      0/3
    • Reporting on emissions from land-use change
      0/3
  • Commodity score
    41/86
    • Palm oil
      58/86
      • Commitment Strength
        34/36
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          13/15
          • Commitment details
            Forest-related commitment
            6/8
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Forest-related commitment
            6/8
            Type of commitment: Zero deforestation
            "we want to strengthen our commitment to work towards a more sustainably produced palm oil supply chain by including additional specific demands on the suppliers and their sub-suppliers. This includes demands of no deforestation, no new development on peat lands, achievement of full traceability to the mill including supplying group of plantations and respect for workers’, local communities’ and human rights". 
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            "we want to strengthen our commitment to work towards a more sustainably produced palm oil supply chain by including additional specific demands on the suppliers and their sub-suppliers. This includes demands of no deforestation, no new development on peat lands, achievement of full traceability to the mill including supplying group of plantations and respect for workers’, local communities’ and human rights". 
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            "we want to strengthen our commitment to work towards a more sustainably produced palm oil supply chain by including additional specific demands on the suppliers and their sub-suppliers. This includes demands of no deforestation, no new development on peat lands, achievement of full traceability to the mill including supplying group of plantations and respect for workers’, local communities’ and human rights". 
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "we want to strengthen our commitment to work towards a more sustainably produced palm oil supply chain by including additional specific demands on the suppliers and their sub-suppliers. This includes demands of no deforestation, no new development on peat lands, achievement of full traceability to the mill including supplying group of plantations and respect for workers’, local communities’ and human rights". 
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "we want to strengthen our commitment to work towards a more sustainably produced palm oil supply chain by including additional specific demands on the suppliers and their sub-suppliers. This includes demands of no deforestation, no new development on peat lands, achievement of full traceability to the mill including supplying group of plantations and respect for workers’, local communities’ and human rights". 
          • Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            "we want to strengthen our commitment to work towards a more sustainably produced palm oil supply chain by including additional specific demands on the suppliers and their sub-suppliers. This includes demands of no deforestation, no new development on peat lands, achievement of full traceability to the mill including supplying group of plantations and respect for workers’, local communities’ and human rights". 
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            "we want to strengthen our commitment to work towards a more sustainably produced palm oil supply chain by including additional specific demands on the suppliers and their sub-suppliers. This includes demands of no deforestation, no new development on peat lands, achievement of full traceability to the mill including supplying group of plantations and respect for workers’, local communities’ and human rights". 
        • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
          11/11
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            4/4
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes
            4/4
            Type of commitment: HCS; Peat
            "we want to strengthen our commitment to work towards a more sustainably produced palm oil supply chain by including additional specific demands on the suppliers and their sub-suppliers. This includes demands of no deforestation, no new development on peat lands, achievement of full traceability to the mill including supplying group of plantations and respect for workers’, local communities’ and human rights". "No deforestation means - No clearance of rain forest or HCS forests". 
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            "we want to strengthen our commitment to work towards a more sustainably produced palm oil supply chain by including additional specific demands on the suppliers and their sub-suppliers. This includes demands of no deforestation, no new development on peat lands, achievement of full traceability to the mill including supplying group of plantations and respect for workers’, local communities’ and human rights". "No deforestation means - No clearance of rain forest or HCS forests". 
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            "we want to strengthen our commitment to work towards a more sustainably produced palm oil supply chain by including additional specific demands on the suppliers and their sub-suppliers. This includes demands of no deforestation, no new development on peat lands, achievement of full traceability to the mill including supplying group of plantations and respect for workers’, local communities’ and human rights". "No deforestation means - No clearance of rain forest or HCS forests". 
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "we want to strengthen our commitment to work towards a more sustainably produced palm oil supply chain by including additional specific demands on the suppliers and their sub-suppliers. This includes demands of no deforestation, no new development on peat lands, achievement of full traceability to the mill including supplying group of plantations and respect for workers’, local communities’ and human rights". "No deforestation means - No clearance of rain forest or HCS forests". 
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "we want to strengthen our commitment to work towards a more sustainably produced palm oil supply chain by including additional specific demands on the suppliers and their sub-suppliers. This includes demands of no deforestation, no new development on peat lands, achievement of full traceability to the mill including supplying group of plantations and respect for workers’, local communities’ and human rights". "No deforestation means - No clearance of rain forest or HCS forests". 
          • Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            "we want to strengthen our commitment to work towards a more sustainably produced palm oil supply chain by including additional specific demands on the suppliers and their sub-suppliers. This includes demands of no deforestation, no new development on peat lands, achievement of full traceability to the mill including supplying group of plantations and respect for workers’, local communities’ and human rights". "No deforestation means - No clearance of rain forest or HCS forests". 
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            "we want to strengthen our commitment to work towards a more sustainably produced palm oil supply chain by including additional specific demands on the suppliers and their sub-suppliers. This includes demands of no deforestation, no new development on peat lands, achievement of full traceability to the mill including supplying group of plantations and respect for workers’, local communities’ and human rights". "No deforestation means - No clearance of rain forest or HCS forests". 
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          11/11
          • Commitment details
            traces to Point of production
            4/4
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            traces to Point of production
            4/4
            "Arla request full compliance with additional criteria of no deforestation, not exploiting new peat land and with traceability to mill including supplying group of plantations by the end of 2018". 
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            "Arla request full compliance with additional criteria of no deforestation, not exploiting new peat land and with traceability to mill including supplying group of plantations by the end of 2018". 
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            "Arla request full compliance with additional criteria of no deforestation, not exploiting new peat land and with traceability to mill including supplying group of plantations by the end of 2018". 
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "Arla request full compliance with additional criteria of no deforestation, not exploiting new peat land and with traceability to mill including supplying group of plantations by the end of 2018". 
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "Arla request full compliance with additional criteria of no deforestation, not exploiting new peat land and with traceability to mill including supplying group of plantations by the end of 2018". 
          • Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            "Arla request full compliance with additional criteria of no deforestation, not exploiting new peat land and with traceability to mill including supplying group of plantations by the end of 2018". 
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            "Arla request full compliance with additional criteria of no deforestation, not exploiting new peat land and with traceability to mill including supplying group of plantations by the end of 2018". 
      • Reporting and Implementation
        19/34
        • Reporting against commitments
          4/6
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            "Arla will only use segregated certified palm oil-based products by the end of 2018. If Arla, depending on lack of availability, cannot fulfil this commitment, the company has decided to buy palm oil products according to Mass Balance or buy RSPO credits for all palm oil that is not delivered according to a physical certified supply chain". 
          • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes
            2/2
            "Arla will only use segregated certified palm oil-based products by the end of 2018. If Arla, depending on lack of availability, cannot fulfil this commitment, the company has decided to buy palm oil products according to Mass Balance or buy RSPO credits for all palm oil that is not delivered according to a physical certified supply chain". 
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
        • Reporting is independently verified
          3/4
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            certification
            "Arla will only use segregated certified palm oil-based products by the end of 2018. If Arla, depending on lack of availability, cannot fulfil this commitment, the company has decided to buy palm oil products according to Mass Balance or buy RSPO credits for all palm oil that is not delivered according to a physical certified supply chain". 
          • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            certification
            "Arla will only use segregated certified palm oil-based products by the end of 2018. If Arla, depending on lack of availability, cannot fulfil this commitment, the company has decided to buy palm oil products according to Mass Balance or buy RSPO credits for all palm oil that is not delivered according to a physical certified supply chain". 
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.3
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.3
            certification
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Monitoring and verification of supplier compliance
          Non-specific monitoring statement
          2/4
          Monitoring and verification of supplier compliance
          Non-specific monitoring statement
          2/4
          "We evaluate our suppliers on an ongoing basis and take actions based on the outcome of the assessments." "Upon the request of Arla Foods, the Supplier shall provide evidence of its compliance with all obligations set out in this Code of Conduct for Suppliers."
        • Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Blacklist non-compliant suppliers without engagement
          2/4
          Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Blacklist non-compliant suppliers without engagement
          2/4
          "In the event of a material and/or repeated breach by the Supplier of any of its obligations under this Code of Conduct for Suppliers, Arla Foods is entitled in whole or in part to terminate its co-operation with the Supplier, without incurring any liability towards the Supplier."
        • Publishing supplier lists
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes
          4/4
          Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes
          4/4
          Both
          Arla provide a grievance mechanism through which all stakeholders can ask questions or raise concerns. 
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Report volumes of commodity
          Full
          4/4
          Report volumes of commodity
          Full
          4/4
          Arla Foods report the total volume of palm oil and palm oil products as 36,955.00 Tonnes and compliant volume 35848 Tonnes. 
      • Social Considerations
        5/16
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No
          0/4
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
          Arla Foods state that they require their suppliers to ensure their workers have freedom of association, and to be free from forced labour, child labour and discrimination. 
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          Arla require their suppliers to ensure their workers are not discriminated against based on gender.
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
    • Soy
      35/86
      • Commitment Strength
        13/36
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          13/21
          • Commitment details
            Sustainability commitment
            2.7/10.7
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Sustainability commitment
            2.7/10.7
            Type of commitment: Certification; Sustainability commitment
            Certification schemes mentioned: Proterra
            "since 2010 Arla has been a member Round Table on Responsible Soy (RTRS). Since 2014 Arla has purchased RTRS certificates covering 100 per cent of soy used at Arla farms not already covered by Proterra or equivalent". 
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            "since 2010 Arla has been a member Round Table on Responsible Soy (RTRS). Since 2014 Arla has purchased RTRS certificates covering 100 per cent of soy used at Arla farms not already covered by Proterra or equivalent". 
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            "since 2010 Arla has been a member Round Table on Responsible Soy (RTRS). Since 2014 Arla has purchased RTRS certificates covering 100 per cent of soy used at Arla farms not already covered by Proterra or equivalent". 
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            "since 2010 Arla has been a member Round Table on Responsible Soy (RTRS). Since 2014 Arla has purchased RTRS certificates covering 100 per cent of soy used at Arla farms not already covered by Proterra or equivalent". 
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            "since 2010 Arla has been a member Round Table on Responsible Soy (RTRS). Since 2014 Arla has purchased RTRS certificates covering 100 per cent of soy used at Arla farms not already covered by Proterra or equivalent". 
          • Target date
            Current
            2/2
            Target date
            Current
            2/2
            "since 2010 Arla has been a member Round Table on Responsible Soy (RTRS). Since 2014 Arla has purchased RTRS certificates covering 100 per cent of soy used at Arla farms not already covered by Proterra or equivalent". 
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            2/2
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            2/2
            "since 2010 Arla has been a member Round Table on Responsible Soy (RTRS). Since 2014 Arla has purchased RTRS certificates covering 100 per cent of soy used at Arla farms not already covered by Proterra or equivalent". 
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/15
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/5.3
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            No
            0/1.5
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1.5
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            No
            0/1.5
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1.5
          • Target date
            No deadline
            0/2
          • Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/2
      • Reporting and Implementation
        17/34
        • Reporting against commitments
          3/6
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            3/3
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            3/3
            "since 2010 Arla has been a member Round Table on Responsible Soy (RTRS). Since 2014 Arla has purchased RTRS certificates covering 100 per cent of soy used at Arla farms not already covered by Proterra or equivalent". 
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/3
        • Reporting is independently verified
          2/4
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            certification
            "since 2010 Arla has been a member Round Table on Responsible Soy (RTRS). Since 2014 Arla has purchased RTRS certificates covering 100 per cent of soy used at Arla farms not already covered by Proterra or equivalent". 
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Monitoring and verification of supplier compliance
          Non-specific monitoring statement
          2/4
          Monitoring and verification of supplier compliance
          Non-specific monitoring statement
          2/4
          "We evaluate our suppliers on an ongoing basis and take actions based on the outcome of the assessments." "Upon the request of Arla Foods, the Supplier shall provide evidence of its compliance with all obligations set out in this Code of Conduct for Suppliers."
        • Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Blacklist non-compliant suppliers without engagement
          2/4
          Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Blacklist non-compliant suppliers without engagement
          2/4
          ""In the event of a material and/or repeated breach by the Supplier of any of its obligations under this Code of Conduct for Suppliers, Arla Foods is entitled in whole or in part to terminate its co-operation with the Supplier, without incurring any liability towards the Supplier."
        • Publishing supplier lists
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes
          4/4
          Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes
          4/4
          Both
          Arla provide a grievance mechanism through which all stakeholders can ask questions or raise concerns. 
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Report volumes of commodity
          Full
          4/4
          Report volumes of commodity
          Full
          4/4
          40,000 tonnes
          Arla reported total 2018 soy usage in their RTRS annual report.
      • Social Considerations
        5/16
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No
          0/4
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
          Arla Foods state that they require their suppliers to ensure their workers have freedom of association, and to be free from forced labour, child labour and discrimination. 
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          Arla require their suppliers to ensure their workers are not discriminated against based on gender.
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
    • Pulp & Paper
      32/86
      • Commitment Strength
        18/36
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          12/15
          • Commitment details
            Forest-related commitment
            6/8
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Forest-related commitment
            6/8
            Certification schemes mentioned: FSC
            Type of commitment: Certification
            "All corrugated material delivered to sites in Denmark and Sweden is now 100% FSC certified."
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            "All corrugated material delivered to sites in Denmark and Sweden is now 100% FSC certified."
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1
            "All corrugated material delivered to sites in Denmark and Sweden is now 100% FSC certified."
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "All corrugated material delivered to sites in Denmark and Sweden is now 100% FSC certified."
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "All corrugated material delivered to sites in Denmark and Sweden is now 100% FSC certified."
          • Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            "All corrugated material delivered to sites in Denmark and Sweden is now 100% FSC certified."
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            "All corrugated material delivered to sites in Denmark and Sweden is now 100% FSC certified."
        • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
          6/11
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            4/4
            Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            Yes
            4/4
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            "Arla uses as much recycled material as possible in its packaging, without compromising food safety."
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            "Arla uses as much recycled material as possible in its packaging, without compromising food safety."
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            No
            0/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            No
            0/1
            "Arla uses as much recycled material as possible in its packaging, without compromising food safety."
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1
            "Arla uses as much recycled material as possible in its packaging, without compromising food safety."
          • Target date
            No deadline
            0/1.3
            Target date
            No deadline
            0/1.3
            "Arla uses as much recycled material as possible in its packaging, without compromising food safety."
          • Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/1.3
            "Arla uses as much recycled material as possible in its packaging, without compromising food safety."
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/11
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/4
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            No
            0/1
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            No
            0/1
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1
          • Target date
            No deadline
            0/1.3
          • Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/1.3
      • Reporting and Implementation
        9/34
        • Reporting against commitments
          2/6
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            "All corrugated material delivered to sites in Denmark and Sweden is now 100% FSC certified."
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            No
            0/2
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
        • Reporting is independently verified
          1/4
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            "All corrugated material delivered to sites in Denmark and Sweden is now 100% FSC certified."
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            No
            0/1.3
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.3
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Monitoring and verification of supplier compliance
          Non-specific monitoring statement
          2/4
          Monitoring and verification of supplier compliance
          Non-specific monitoring statement
          2/4
        • Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          No engagement or exclusion
          0/4
        • Publishing supplier lists
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes
          4/4
          Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes
          4/4
          Both
          Arla provide a grievance mechanism through which all stakeholders can ask questions or raise concerns. 
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/4
      • Social Considerations
        5/16
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No
          0/4
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
          Arla Foods state that they require their suppliers to ensure their workers have freedom of association, and to be free from forced labour, child labour and discrimination. 
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          Arla require their suppliers to ensure their workers are not discriminated against based on gender.
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
  • Commitment strength
    21/36
    Avg. score
  • Reporting and Implementation
    15/34
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    5/16
    Avg. score

Profile

Arla Foods is a dairy cooperative with activities around the world. The company’s most prominent markets are the United Kingdom, Central Europe and Asia. Its products include milk, cheese, butter and cooking ingredients with brands such as Lurpak, Castello and Apetina. Arla Foods claimed to be among the top ten dairy companies in the world by revenue in 2015 and is one of the world’s largest ingredient producers. Soy plays an important role in the cooperative’s animal feed and palm oil is also used in its products, with about 25,000 metric tons being used in 2015.

Sector
Industry sector 
Dairy, Packaged food
Segments
Manufacturer
HQ
HQ 
Denmark
Company Type
Company type 
Public listed
Collective Commitments
Consumer Goods Forum member
New York Declaration on Forests signatory

Top Brands

Anchor, Arla, Castello, Lurpak, Cravendale, Skyr

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