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Founded in 1847 in Copenhagen, Carlsberg operates in the brewing sector and is primarily engaged in the production, marketing and sale of beer and soft drinks. It has over 140 beer brands in its portfolio, including craft, specialty and alcohol-free beers, with 75 breweries operating in countries including Portugal, Sweden, Italy, Vietnam, China and Poland. Asia accounts for 39% of Carlsberg's volumes sold, followed by Western Europe (35%) and Eastern Europe (26%). Carlsberg acquired Waterloo Brewing in 2023 to improve its growth prospects in the Canadian market.

Ranking position
#26 /380
Total score
33.4 /100
Industry Rank
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #18
Food and agriculture #24
Measurement area Score Rank (0-380)

Governance and strategy

#1 40.0 /100 #61

Ecosystems and biodiversity

#1 24.7 /100 #34

Social inclusion and community impact

#1 44.2 /100 #24
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Copenhagen, Denmark
Number of employees
Group revenue
USD 9,924,435,028
Ownership structure
Publicly listed

This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2000 most influential companies

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