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BRF is a multinational company headquartered in Brazil and present in over 140 countries. Born out of the merger between Perdigao and Sadia in 2009, BRF is today the largest exporter of chicken in the world as well as a leader in pork and chicken production in Brazil. BRF has also consolidated its presence internationally with an emphasis on growth in Asia, the Americas, Africa, Europe and the Middle East. Its value chain includes 39 manufacturing complexes – 34 of which are in Brazil – as well as 45 distribution centres and offices all over the world.

Ranking position
#112 /350
Total score
26.2 /100
Measurement area Score (0-100) Rank (0-350)

Governance and strategy

#1 58.0 /100 #56


#1 31.7 /100 #96


#1 8.3 /100 #173

Social inclusion

#1 27.7 /100 #87
Indicates the score for the top performing company.
Animal proteins #16
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #74

Segment ranking summary

BRF is active in the animal proteins and the food and beverage manufacturers/processors segments, ranking 16th out of 92 and 74th out 233, respectively. BRF performs well in the governance and strategy measurement area, particularly compared to its animal proteins peers, among whom it ranks ninth in this measurement area. BRF also does comparatively well in the environment measurement area, ranking in the top 30% in the respective segments, but has considerable room for improvement on its commitments to animal welfare and the management of antibiotics and growth promotors. Lastly, the company lags behind its peers in both segments on the nutrition measurement area, ranking in the latter half for both.

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Core social indicators

The core social indicators are part of the social inclusion measurement area. These indicators assess societal expectations of business conduct that companies should meet if they aspire to be part of a system transformation that leaves no one behind.

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  1. 2023

More about the company

Itajaí, Brazil
Food and agriculture revenue USD
Group revenue USD
Onwnership structure
Publicly listed
Number of employees

This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2,000 most influential companies

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