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Land O’Lakes

Land O'Lakes is a member-owned agricultural cooperative with operations that span the spectrum from agricultural production to consumer foods. Building on a legacy of more than 99 years of operation, Land O'Lakes today operates some of the US' most well-known brands in agribusiness and food production including Land O'Lakes Dairy Foods, Purina Animal Nutrition and WinField Solutions. The company does business in all 50 US states and more than 60 countries worldwide. Land O'Lakes counts 1,851 dairy producers and 749 agricultural producers in its domestic production activities.

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Governance and strategy

#1 0.8 /10 #248


#1 2.0 /30 #258


#1 1.3 /30 #225

Social inclusion

#1 6.7 /30 #135
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Segment Rank
Agricultural inputs #37
Agricultural products and commodities #95
Animal proteins #51
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #157

Segment ranking summary

Land O Lakes is active in the agricultural inputs, agricultural products and commodities, animal proteins, and food and beverage processors segments. The company performs below average compared to its peers in all the four segments. In environment, the company lags behind its peers on critical topics such as greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and water use. As a food processor, Land O Lakes ranks at the bottom on plastic use reduction. The company is among the weakest performers in most of the topics in nutrition and governance and strategy, showing that its commitments and disclosure are limited compared to its leading peers. While company performs better than the majority of its peers in all the segments in relation to social inclusion, it has the opportunity to improve its performance by disclosing commitments in relation to forced labour, land rights and protection of the health and safety of vulnerable groups.

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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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Arden Hills, Minnesota, United States of America
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This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2.000 most influential companies

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