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China Mengniu Dairy

China Mengniu Dairy is one of China's largest dairy companies, with an annual production capacity of 10.27 million tonnes of milk from 43 domestic production locations and one each in Indonesia and New Zealand. Most of the company's revenue comes from liquid milk, with ice cream, milk formula and cheese comprising the rest of its diversified product portfolio. In December 2019, Mengniu a completed the acquisition of Bellamy’s Australia Limited, an Australian organic infant formula and baby food provider.

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Governance and strategy

#1 4.2 /10 #120


#1 6.1 /30 #168


#1 5.0 /30 #105

Social inclusion

#1 2.8 /30 #233
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Segment Rank
Animal proteins #36
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #117

Segment ranking summary

China Mengniu Dairy sits within the animal protein and food and beverage processing segments, ranking towards the top half of both. In both, it performs best in the nutrition measurement area, followed by the environmental, governance and strategy, and social inclusion dimensions. In the nutrition measurement area, the company performs better than most of its peers thanks to its efforts for responsible marketing, which is applicable to the processing segment, and for food safety, which is applicable to both of its segments. It performs better in the governance and strategy measurement area compared to its peers in the animal proteins segment than those in the processing segment. Regarding the social dimension, the company performs relatively better among its animal protein peers than those in the processing segment.

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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.

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Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
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This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2.000 most influential companies

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