This result once again confirms our leadership position, not only in the cocoa and chocolate sector, but also in comparison to our peers in the broader food and beverage industry.
Barry Callebaut’s overall rankings increased this year in all ESG streams - Environmental, Social and Governance.
The company is at low risk of experiencing material financial impacts from ESG factors, due to its high exposure and strong management of material ESG issues…. Barry Callebaut's sustainability endeavors are reflected in the fact that the company's Sustainalytics ESG Risk Rating is the lowest in its subcategory and first among its peers.
As part of our commitment to transparency and integrity, we are committed to assessing and reporting on our ESG risks. We publicly disclose our GRI Reports, which we publish on an annual basis alongside our third-party verified Forever Chocolate Progress Report and Assurance Reports. We also have a public dedicated page covering a range of key ESG topics that impact our operations and supply chain. This incudes our latest CDP Reports, Human Rights Policy, Supplier Code and Sustainable Sourcing Policies, as well as our approach to reducing deforestation and carbon emissions and child labor.