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Marubeni Corporation

Marubeni Corporation is a major Japanese integrated trading and investment business conglomerate, and one of the largest sogo shoshas. The corporation and its consolidated subsidiaries use their broad business networks, both within Japan and overseas, to conduct importing and exporting (including third-country trading), as well as domestic business, encompassing a diverse range of business activities across fields including lifestyle, ICT & real estate business, forest products, food, agribusiness, and chemicals, among others. Within food and agriculture, Marubeni has activities spanning almost the entirety of the value chain, from agricultural inputs to food manufacturing.

Ranking position
#203 /350
Total score
14.9 /100
Measurement area Score (0-100) Rank (0-350)

Governance and strategy

#1 42.0 /100 #120


#1 12.7 /100 #220


#1 4.3 /100 #225

Social inclusion

#1 19.0 /100 #159
Indicates the score for the top performing company.
Agricultural inputs #32
Agricultural products and commodities #81
Animal proteins #43
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #135

Segment ranking summary

Marubeni Corporation operates in the agricultural inputs, agricultural products and commodities, food and beverage manufacturers/processors and animal proteins segments. The company ranks in the middle of the pack in governance and strategy. Compared to its peers in the animal proteins segment, the company lacks disclosure on animal welfare and antibiotics use. Marubeni Corporation also falls behind significantly in the nutrition and social inclusion measurement areas as it lacks commitments on key topics.

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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

Tokyo, Japan
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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