Interests include confectionery, retail, sports, restaurants, soft drinks and ice cream manufacturing, leisure and entertainment venues, magazine publishing, and real estate.
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The Forest 500 identifies, ranks, and tracks the governments, companies and financial institutions worldwide that together could virtually eradicate tropical deforestation. Rankings are based on their public policies and commitments and potential impacts on tropical forests in the context of forest risk commodities (palm oil, soya, beef, leather, timber, and pulp and paper). This company received a score of 1/5.
[Source 2016][More on Forests]
Ethical Consumer has ranked companies' practices and policies in relation to their palm oil sourcing for the Rainforest Foundation/Ethical Consumer palm oil campaign. This company received a 'red' rating.
[Source 2016][More on Palm Oil]
In 2016 Rank a Brand assessed 37 major cotton-using companies on their commitment and performance with regard to sustainable cotton by looking at each company's cotton sourcing policies, use of sustainable cotton, and traceability. This company scored 0/19.5, making it one of the worst performing companies.
[Source 2016][More on Human Rights]
This company appeared eighth on RepRisk's top ten "Most Controversial Companies of 2016". Companies on the list were severely criticised during 2016 by the world's media, governments and NGOs. Criticisms of Lotte include corruption, bribery, extortion and money laundering; fraud; tax evasion; and anti-competitive practices.
[Source 2016][More on Governance]
This company is a member of the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF), an international membership organization representing more than 100 member companies across the cocoa value chain. WCF is committed to creating a sustainable cocoa economy through economic & social development and environmental stewardship in cocoa-growing communities.
[Source 2014][More on Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives]
|Subsidiaries||Lotte Confectionery Co Ltd
- Chocolaterie Guylian NV
Products / BrandsGuylian