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Dongwon Enterprise

Dongwon Enterprise is engaged in the provision of marine products, processed foods, animal feed and alcoholic beverages, with business activities outside food and agriculture that include construction and telecommunications. The group was founded in 1969 with the establishment of its marine business, Dongwon Industries, followed by diversification in the 1980s with the development of Dongwon Food. Since its 2008 acquisition of StarKist, the largest canned tuna brand in the United States, Dongwon has been targeting further new markets, including Senegal, China and Japan, as it looks to further expand from its home market in South Korea.

Ranking position
#271 /350
Total score
6.1 /100
Measurement area Score (0-100) Rank (0-350)

Governance and strategy

#1 8.0 /100 #248


#1 0.0 /100 #293


#1 4.3 /100 #225

Social inclusion

#1 13.3 /100 #204
Indicates the score for the top performing company.
Agricultural products and commodities #113
Animal proteins #66
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #181

Segment ranking summary

Dongwon is active in the animal proteins and food and beverage processors segments. Relative to its peers in either segment, the company ranks in the bottom tier on all measurement areas, except social inclusion, where it ranks about average.

Leading practices

Risks and opportunities

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

Seoul, South Korea
Food and agriculture revenue USD
Not available
Group revenue USD
Onwnership structure
Number of employees
Not available

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