ED&F Man is an agricultural commodity trader, first founded in London in 1783 as a barrel maker and sugar broker. Today, the company is active in 50 countries, working with 14,000 suppliers and sourcing and trading various commodities for its 15,000-strong customer base. Annually, ED&F Man trades 11 million bags of coffee, 11 million tonnes of sugar and 6 million tonnes of animal feed, among other products.
ED&F Man ranks 76th among the other companies active in the agricultural products and commodities segment. While the company provides disclosure on some governance, nutrition and environmental issues, it has significant room for improvement compared to its peers. The company also has room to strengthen its reporting across key social issues for its segment such as child and forced labour, paying a living wage, respecting land rights, and promoting farmer resilience.
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