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Founded in 1847 in Copenhagen, Carlsberg operates in the brewing sector and is primarily engaged in the production, marketing and sale of beer and soft drinks. It has over 140 beer brands in its portfolio, including craft, specialty and alcohol-free beers, with 75 breweries operating in countries including Portugal, Sweden, Italy, Vietnam, China and Poland. Asia accounts for 39% of Carlsberg's volumes sold, followed by Western Europe (35%) and Eastern Europe (26%). Carlsberg acquired Waterloo Brewing in 2023 to improve its growth prospects in the Canadian market.

Ranking position
#22 /350
Total score
41.5 /100
Measurement area Score (0-100) Rank (0-350)

Governance and strategy

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Social inclusion

#1 45.0 /100 #33
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Copenhagen, Denmark
Group revenue USD
Ownership structure
Publicly listed
Number of employees

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