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Aldi South Group

Aldi South Group operates as a discount supermarket chain in Germany, Austria, USA, UK, Ireland, Australia, Switzerland, Slovenia, Hungary, China and Italy. Across these 11 markets, the company operates 6,744 branches. It usually operates with approximately 1,600 standard products, 90% of which are its 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 4.2 /10 #120


#1 11.9 /30 #52


#1 10.0 /30 #23

Social inclusion

#1 11.2 /30 #52
Indicates the score for the top performing company.
Segment Rank
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #39
Food retailers #12

Segment ranking summary

Aldi South Group ranks in the 12th position among its retail peers, demonstrating good levels of commitment and performance across most benchmark measurement areas. The company can strengthen its commitments towards several topics in the governance and strategy measurement areas, in which it currently ranks among the top 25 retail companies. With several targets and consistent disclosure across most nutrition topics, Aldi South Group is among the top ten in its segment in the nutrition measurement area. In terms of the social inclusion and environment measurement areas, Aldi South Group ranks in the top 15 among its retail peers. 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

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

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