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Sucden is a privately-owned company involved in soft commodities trading, shipping over ten million tonnes of product every year across Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. These commodities include cocoa, sourced primarily from Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon and Ecuador; sugar, where Sucden's annual production capacity of 700,000 tonnes makes it one of the largest players in the Russian market; and coffee, where it trades 230,000 tonnes of Arabica and Robusta coffee beans per year. The company also has activities across logistics, distribution, merchandising, ocean freight and brokerage.

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Governance and strategy

#1 2.5 /10 #191


#1 7.5 /30 #131


#1 1.9 /30 #209

Social inclusion

#1 4.2 /30 #200
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Segment Rank
Agricultural products and commodities #72
Animal proteins #40

Segment ranking summary

Sucden ranks in the 72nd position compared to its peers in the agricultural products and commodities segment. While the company ranks higher for its performance on environment compared to its peers, it has a significant opportunity to improve on its commitments and reporting across the other measurement areas. The company also shows below average performance when ranked against its peers in the animal proteins segment.

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

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