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UPL is active in chemical manufacturing, particularly for agriculture, seeds and other farming-related businesses and services. Founded in 1969 as United Phosphorus Limited, UPL was first and foremost a fertiliser company and gradually diversified into broader agrochemical activities. Today, it operates 43 manufacturing locations and has a sales presence in more than 138 countries. In recent years, UPL has solidified its market position through the USD 4.2 billion acquisition of Arysta LifeScience, which sits alongside Advanta Seeds within the group's company portfolio.

Ranking position
#74 /350
Total score
27.0 /100
Measurement area Score (0-100) Rank (0-350)

Governance and strategy

#1 45.0 /100 #21


#1 14.0 /100 #194


#1 20.0 /100 #76

Social inclusion

#1 38.9 /100 #46
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Agricultural inputs #10

Leading practices

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  1. 2021

More about the company

Mumbai, India
Group revenue USD
Ownership structure
Publicly listed
Number of employees

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