Founded 1944, manufactures and distributes food, household and personal care products as well operating shops and supermarkets. It is the largest food manufacturer in CEEMEA (Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa), with over 300 brands in 130 countries (owns 83 factories, 24 outside Turkey). It is number two in the world in the sweet biscuits category and number seven in the chocolate category by revenue.
|Yildiz Holding AS||TUR||website|
|Yildiz Holding AS|
Forest 500 identifies the 350 companies and 150 financial institutions with the greatest exposure to tropical deforestation risk, and annually assesses them on the strength and implementation of their deforestation and human rights commitments. This company received a score of 13%.
Source: Forest 500 (2021)
The WWF Palm Oil Buyers Scorecard 2019 assesses 173 companies on the commitments they have made, and the actions they have taken, to ensure that there is no destruction of nature including no deforestation along their supply chains; and support a responsible and sustainable palm oil industry beyond their own supply chain. This company is rated 'lagging behind' with a score of 9 out of a possible total of 22.
Source: WWF Palm Oil Buyers Scorecard 2019 (2019)
The 2021 Food and Agriculture Benchmark assessed 350 keystone companies across the entirety of the food system, from farm to fork. It covers three dimensions where transformation is needed: nutrition, environment and social inclusion. This company ranked #202/350, with a total score of 15/100.
Source: World Benchmarking Alliance (2021)
This company has sustainability and social responsibility claims in its 2016 annual report.
Source: company website (2016)
|Subsidiaries||Pladis Foods Ltd
- United Biscuits Ltd
- Godiva Chocolatier