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Central Retail

Central Retail is among the largest retail platforms in Southeast Asia and is involved in various sectors such as fashion, electronics, home & DIY, and food. Within the food segment, it operates a number of retail banners consisting of grocery, organic and health foods, beverages and popular consumer staples, sourced both domestically and abroad. The company is owned by Central Group, who are involved in the retail, property development, brand management, hospitality, and food and beverage sectors, and in digital lifestyle.

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Measurement area Score Rank (0-350)

Governance and strategy

#1 3.3 /10 #150


#1 3.1 /30 #235


#1 1.3 /30 #225

Social inclusion

#1 6.8 /30 #134
Indicates the score for the top performing company.
Segment Rank
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #139
Food retailers #42
Restaurants and food service #16

Segment ranking summary

The company ranks 139th in the food and beverage manufacturers and processors segment, 42nd in the food retailers segment and 16th in the restaurants and food service segment. The company performs below average relative to peers in all segments in the governance and strategy, environment and nutrition measurement areas. The company could improve by disclosing more information in relation to stakeholder engagement and by disclosing on topics particularly relevant to its segments, such as scope 3 emissions, deforestation, animal welfare, living wages and the health and safety of vulnerable groups. The company performs averagely relative to peers in the social inclusion measurement area. The company has an opportunity to improve by developing processes to reduce the likelihood of social issues occurring in the company’s own operations and supply chain, such as a due diligence process to identify, assess and take action on human rights risks.

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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

Bangkok, Thailand
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