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CHS is a globally active agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States. First organised as the North Pacific Grain Growers in 1929, today CHS collectively engages 950 local cooperatives representing 500,000 farmers, in addition to 75,000 individual farmers and ranchers who sell grain directly to them. Diversified in energy, agronomy, grains and foods, the company supplies energy, crop nutrients, seeds, crop protection products, grain marketing services, production and agricultural services, animal nutrition products, foods and food ingredients, and risk management services. In recent years, CHS has expanded its international presence with operations in Argentina, Jordan, Taiwan and Uruguay.

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Governance and strategy

#1 0.8 /10 #248


#1 1.9 /30 #265


#1 0.0 /30 #278

Social inclusion

#1 4.9 /30 #176
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Segment Rank
Agricultural inputs #42
Agricultural products and commodities #107

Segment ranking summary

CHS ranks 42nd in the agricultural inputs segment and 107th in the agricultural products and commodities segment. In comparison to its peers, the company performs very poorly in the nutrition measurement area, below average in the governance and strategy and environment measurement areas and averagely in the social inclusion measurement area, in both its segments.

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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

Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, United States of America
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This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2.000 most influential companies

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