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Heineken is a Dutch brewer operating in over 70 countries and producing more than 300 brands of beer and cider. Heineken operates across many market and industry sectors, from developing new beers to acquiring new brands and marketing them. The company manufactures its products in a variety of developed and emerging markets, including Vietnam, Mexico and South Africa. Heineken's most popular brands include Heineken, Sol, Amstel Lager, Tiger and Desperados.

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Governance and strategy

#1 6.7 /10 #36


#1 12.9 /30 #40


#1 7.5 /30 #61

Social inclusion

#1 17.1 /30 #8
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Segment Rank
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #15

Segment ranking summary

Heineken’s performance in the food and beverage manufacturers/processors segment is above average, and the company demonstrates good practices on multiple topics among the alcohol beverage producers. While Heineken’s sustainable development strategy has been improved and most relevant topics around sustainability have been addressed, the company can strengthen its commitments. The company has set time-bound targets in all measurement areas, and reports progress against them. However, it has not yet achieved all of these, and some targets could be more robust.

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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

Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Publicly listed
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This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2.000 most influential companies

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