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Aldi Nord

Aldi Nord operates as a discount supermarket chain in Germany, Denmark, France, Poland, Portugal, Spain and Benelux. The company has a product portfolio of over 2000 items, most of which are Aldi Nord's own brands. The family business was initially founded in 1913 but split into two separate financial and legal entities in 1961 - ALDI South and ALDI Nord. The two companies operate in separate, non-overlapping geographies.

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Governance and strategy

#1 5.8 /10 #56


#1 10.6 /30 #79


#1 8.8 /30 #47

Social inclusion

#1 11.7 /30 #40
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Segment Rank
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #40
Food retailers #13

Segment ranking summary

Among its retail peers, Aldi Nord ranks 13th, demonstrating good disclosure and performance across most benchmark measurement areas. In particular, the company’s disclosure of targets and reporting have landed it among the top 15 retail companies for its performance in the governance and strategy, nutrition and social inclusion measurement areas. However, the company can strengthen its commitments to several topics in the environment measurement area, in which it currently ranks among the top 20 retail companies. The company also performs averagely among the wider category of food and beverage processors.

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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.

More about the company

Essen, Germany
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This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2.000 most influential companies

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