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Wilbur-Ellis is a family-owned company founded in 1921 in San Francisco. It operates through multiple segments: Wilbur-Ellis Agribusiness focuses on crop protection, nutrition and seed development; Connell on speciality chemicals and ingredients; and Nachurs Alpine Solutions, a recent acquisition, on liquid chemical manufacturing for agriculture, transportation and energy markets. Wilbur-Ellis is active in both its domestic North American market and internationally.

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Governance and strategy

#1 1.7 /10 #229


#1 2.5 /30 #245


#1 1.9 /30 #209

Social inclusion

#1 0.0 /30 #300
Indicates the score for the top performing company.
Segment Rank
Agricultural inputs #45
Agricultural products and commodities #115

Segment ranking summary

Wilbur-Ellis ranks 45th out of 54 in the agricultural inputs segment and 115th out of 143 in the agricultural products and commodities segment. The company lacks transparency across the measurement areas compared to its peers. While it discloses some information in both governance and strategy and environment, it largely lags behind its peers. Furthermore, its relatively weak performance is particularly true for nutrition and social inclusion, where it sits at the very bottom in its segment.

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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

San Francisco, California, 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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