Coles Group is one of Australia's largest retailers, with over 2,500 supermarkets, liquor and convenience stores across the country serving 21 million customers weekly. The company was founded in Victoria in 1914 and was owned by Australian conglomerate Wesfarmers between 2007-18, when it was spun off and listed as an independent company. Coles works predominantly with domestic suppliers, with 100% of its own brand lamb, pork, chicken, milk and egg products sourced in Australia.
Coles Group is among the top performing retail companies in the benchmark, ranking second among its peers. The company provides disclosure across most topics within the governance and strategy, environment, nutrition and social inclusion measurement areas. Through disclosure of targets and reporting, the company ranks in first place among its retail peers in social inclusion, while landing among the top five in nutrition, and top ten across the governance and strategy, and environment measurement areas. The company also performs strongly in the wider category of food and beverage processors, demonstrating leadership among all companies with consumer products in their portfolios.
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- Melbourne, Australia
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