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Gruppo Cremonini

Gruppo Cremonini is a family-owned livestock company, founded in 1963 by Luigi Cremonini, which operates in three business segments. The group's production activities (predominantly through subsidiary Inalca) make it one of Europe's largest beef processors, with an annual commercialised capacity of over 500,000 tonnes of meat. In distribution, subsidiary Marr serves 45,000 customers annually, operating out of 35 distribution centres with a fleet of over 700 vehicles. Finally, Cremonini also operates in catering, where subsidiary Chef Express is Italy's foremost train catering company. The company has a global presence and is active in more than 50 countries worldwide.

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Governance and strategy

#1 0.0 /10 #267


#1 3.1 /30 #235


#1 1.3 /30 #225

Social inclusion

#1 2.0 /30 #244
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Segment Rank
Animal proteins #64
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #179
Restaurants and food service #21

Segment ranking summary

Gruppo Cremonini is assessed against food and beverage processors, animal protein producers, and restaurants and food service providers segment. It performs below average in the first two segments while it sits towards the bottom of the restaurants and food service providers’ ranking. While the company lags behind its peers in all the three segments, it has the opportunity to align better with the other companies by disclosing qualitative evidence and targets on protein diversification as well as a policy on reducing the prophylactic use of antibiotics or growth promoting substances.

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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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Castelvetro di Modena, Italy
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This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2.000 most influential companies

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