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Founded in 1994, NorgesGruppen is a wholesaling group which runs various retail chains. It owns approximately 875 grocery stores, alongside 950 grocery stores owned by retailers. NorgesGruppen has around 1,200 brand suppliers, including 650 local food producers, and with stores in 88% of the municipalities in Norway is among the largest domestic food retailers. The company has been in existence in its current form for 20 years but operates with 150 years of wholesaling and retail experience.

Ranking position
#114 /350
Total score
25.9 /100
Measurement area Score (0-100) Rank (0-350)

Governance and strategy

#1 50.0 /100 #88


#1 25.0 /100 #131


#1 21.0 /100 #82

Social inclusion

#1 24.0 /100 #122
Indicates the score for the top performing company.
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #76
Food retailers #21

Segment ranking summary

NorgesGruppen operates in the food and beverage manufacturers/processors segment and food retailers segment, ranking 76th out of 233 and 21st out of 62, respectively. Compared to its food retailer peers, NorgesGruppen performs well in the governance and strategy and nutrition measurement areas, ranking 20th in both. The company has more room for improvement in the environment and social inclusion measurement areas, where it ranks in the middle of the pack compared to its food retailers peers.

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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

Oslo, Norway
Food and agriculture revenue USD
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This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2,000 most influential companies

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