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Cencosud is a multi-brand, multi-format retailer with supermarkets in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Colombia. While the company derives most of its revenue from its 973 supermarkets, its business operations are spread across home improvement stores, department stores, shopping centres and financial services. Jumbo, one of Cencosud's most well-known brands, was the company's first supermarket when founded in 1976.

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Governance and strategy

#1 2.5 /10 #191


#1 4.4 /30 #207


#1 1.3 /30 #225

Social inclusion

#1 6.4 /30 #141
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Segment Rank
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #139
Food retailers #42
Restaurants and food service #16

Segment ranking summary

Cencosud ranks 42nd in the food retailers segment, 139th in the food and beverage manufacturers and processors segment and 16th in the restaurants and food service segment. When comparing the company’s ranking between segments, it appears that the company is being outperformed to the greatest extent in the food retailers segment. Overall the company performs below average across all segments in the governance and strategy, environment and nutrition measurement areas. The company lacks any relevant disclosure on topics such as deforestation, animal welfare, antibiotics use, availability and accessibility of healthy foods, responsible marketing and food safety. The company performs slightly better than its peers in the social inclusion measurement area but could be more stringent with its policies on topics such as child and forced labour.

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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

Las Condes, Santiago, Chile
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Publicly listed
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