Based in South Africa, Aspen are Africa's largest pharmaceutical manufacturer, and the ninth largest pharmaceutical company in the world. Aspen has businesses in Australia, India, South Africa, the United Kingdom and a start-up operation in the United States. Products available in more than 150 countries. GlaxoSmithKline acquired a 19% stake in 2009, which it reduced to 12% in 2013, and further reduced to 6% in 2015.
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|Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Ltd|
In 2019, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts to manage and govern freshwater resources. Responding companies are scored on six key metrics: transparency; governance & strategy; measuring & monitoring; risk assessment; targets & goals; and value chain engagement. This company received a CDP Water Security Score of B-.
Source: CDP (2019)
This company is named and shamed in IBFAN's 2017 report, 'Breaking the Rules, Stretching the Rules 2017', evidence of violations of the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes, compiled from June 2014 to June 2017. The report covers 792 Code violations from 79 countries and by 28 companies.
Source: IBFAN (2017)
This company received an S&P Global ESG Score of 33/100 in the Pharmaceuticals category of the 2019 SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment, an annual evaluation of companies' sustainability practices. 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 (2019)
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Source: company website (2015)
The United Nations Global Compact asks companies to embrace, support and enact, within their sphere of influence, a set of 10 values in the areas of human rights, labour standards, the environment, and anti-corruption. However it's non-binding nature has been widely criticised, and many signatory corporations continue to violate the Compact's values.
Source: UN Global Compact (2020)
In 2019, 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 (2019)
|Revenue||US$2.8 billion in 2014|
|Employees||8,200 in 2014|
|Subsidiaries||Aspen Asia Pacific Pty Ltd|
|Address||Johannesburg, South Africa|