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Anheuser-Busch InBev

Formed by the merger between Interbrew and AmBev in 2008, Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) is today one of the world’s largest brewing companies. The group has regional headquarters in locations such as London, Sao Paulo, Mexico City and Johannesburg, and owns 260 breweries and 69 vertically integrated operations across more than 50 countries. In addition, the company engages with over 20,000 farmers worldwide. In terms of its product portfolio, AB InBev manufactures and sells over 500 different branded beers worldwide, with leading market positions in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

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Governance and strategy

#1 6.7 /10 #36


#1 20.4 /30 #3


#1 13.5 /30 #15

Social inclusion

#1 14.7 /30 #19
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Segment Rank
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #4

Segment ranking summary

AB InBev is a top performer in its segment, food and beverage manufacturing and processing, showing best practices in the environment and nutrition measurement areas. In environment, it is ahead of its peers on most topics, while showing initiatives to improving in soil health and agrobiodiversity. Regarding nutrition, the company is also a leader compared to its direct peers in the alcoholic beverages industry, particularly in terms of voluntary labelling as well as a strong commitment towards responsible marketing, specifically the promotion of responsible drinking. While the company has its biggest improvement opportunities in the social inclusion measurement area, it demonstrates leading practice regarding farmers’ productivity and resilience.

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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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Leuven, Belgium
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Publicly listed
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This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2.000 most influential companies

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