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Groupe Bigard

Founded in 1968, Groupe Bigard is a family-owned French meat processing company. With 54 industrial locations and 28 slaughterhouses across France, Bigard is the biggest meat processor in the country and one of the largest in Europe. In partnership with CIPA, Bigard exports 65,000 tonnes of produce to Europe, Asia and South America annually, of which 90% are pork products with the remaining made up of beef and poultry. The company also processes leather by-products at 11 of its processing locations.

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Governance and strategy

#1 0.0 /10 #267


#1 2.0 /30 #258


#1 1.3 /30 #225

Social inclusion

#1 0.0 /30 #300
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Segment Rank
Animal proteins #75
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #196

Segment ranking summary

Active in the food and beverage processors and animal protein segment, Groupe Bigard performs below average compared to its peers in both segments. The company ranks at the bottom in social inclusion and governance and strategy where it does not meet the minimum requirements in any of the topics assessed. Compared to its peers in the two segments, Groupe Bigard shows a similar performance in both segments in environment and nutrition where has room to improve by addressing relevant topics for the two sectors such as greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, antibiotic use, water use, provision of available and affordable healthy food.

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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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Quimperlé, France
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This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2.000 most influential companies

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