Snack Brands Australia
Salty snack food maker
A consortium of investors lead by The Real McCoy Snackfood Co purchased the snack foods business of Campbells/Arnotts in May 2008. The combined businesses was renamed 'Snack Brands Australia'. Acquired by Philippines' Universal Robina in 2016 for $600m.
|Snack Foods Ltd||AUS||website|
| URC Oceania Co Ltd
owns 100% of Snack Foods Ltd
| Universal Robina Corporation
owns 60% of URC Oceania Co Ltd
| » JG Summit Holdings Inc
owns 56% of Universal Robina Corporation
owns 40% of URC Oceania Co Ltd
|Snack Foods Ltd|
This company received a packaging performance level of 4 (Leading) in its 2022 APCO Annual Report. Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) is a not-for-profit organisation leading the development of a circular economy for packaging in Australia. Each year, APCO Members are required to submit an APCO Annual Report and Action Plan, which includes an overall performance level from 1 (Getting Started) to 5 (Beyond Best Practice).
Source: APCO (2022)
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 'well on the path' with a score of 15 out of a possible total of 22.
Source: WWF Palm Oil Buyers Scorecard 2019 (2019)
This company manufactures or distributes products that are certified organic under the Australian Certified Organic label.
Source: ACO (2018)
Some, but not necessarily all, of this company's snack food products are palm oil free, or contain segregated certified sustainable palm oil (CSPO). For more details, follow the link to see Borneo Orangutan Survival Australia's list of products which manufacturers have told them are palm oil free or contain segregated certified sustainable palm oil.
Source: BOS Australia (2020)
This company has a number of sustainability claims on its website including reducing waste, encouraging recycling, and working to improve production line efficiencies to reduce electricity and water consumption. A palm oil statement is also included.
Source: company website (2015)
|URC Oceania Co Ltd|
|No assessment data currently available for URC Oceania Co Ltd|
|Universal Robina Corporation|
This company received an S&P Global ESG Score of 7/100 in the Food Products category of the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment, an annual evaluation of companies' sustainability practices (last updated 7 Feb 2021). The rankings are based on an analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, environmental reporting, climate strategy, human rights and labour practices.
Source: S&P Global (2021)
In 2018 volunteers collected and catalogued more than 187,000 pieces of trash from beach cleanups around the world to find out which corporations are contributing the most to the global plastic pollution problem. While not in the top 10, this company ranked as one of the world's worst plastic polluters.
Source: #breakfreefromplastic (2018)
In 2016 the Vietnamese branch of this company was fined US$259,119 for food safety violations after producing and selling products with excessive lead content. This was the highest fine ever issued by the Ministry of Health.
Source: news article (2016)
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 #233/350, with a total score of 11/100.
Source: World Benchmarking Alliance (2021)
The Philippine Supreme Court upheld a P.1.25 million fine (about AU$31,000) by the Laguna Lake Development Authority and the Court of Appeals after Universal Robina Corporation's corn refinery plant was found to have polluted the Pasig River with its wastewater.
Source: news article (2011)
This company has Corporate Social Responsibility claims on its website, mainly in the area of philanthropy.
Source: company website (2014)
In 2021, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change risk. Responding companies are scored across four key areas: disclosure; awareness; management; and leadership. This company received a CDP Climate Change Score of C.
Source: CDP (2021)
|JG Summit Holdings Inc|
This company received an S&P Global ESG Score of 8/100 in the Industrial Conglomerates category of the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment, an annual evaluation of companies' sustainability practices (last updated 7 Feb 2021). The rankings are based on an analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, environmental reporting, climate strategy, human rights and labour practices.
Source: S&P Global (2021)
Born from JG Summit's commitment to social responsibility, the Gokongwei Brothers Foundation (GBF) was set up in 1992 to help uplift the socio-economic condition of Filipinos through the funding of educational projects.
Source: company website (2014)
|Address||24 Lexington Drive, Bella Vista, NSW, 2153, Australia|
|Freecall||1800 501 441|
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