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Kirin Holdings is an integrated beverage company with activities spanning beer, spirits and non-alcoholic beverages. All these activities are operated by Kirin Brewery Company, with current key brands including Kirin Lager and Ichiban Shibori. Kirin Holdings was established in 1885 as the Japan Brewery Company. The company recently expanded its operations to include pharmaceuticals and chemicals, mainly providing raw materials to businesses and consumers.

Ranking position
#30 /380
Total score
32.1 /100
Industry Rank
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #20
Food and agriculture #27
Measurement area Score Rank (0-380)

Governance and strategy

#1 41.3 /100 #53

Ecosystems and biodiversity

#1 29.8 /100 #15

Social inclusion and community impact

#1 32.0 /100 #65
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More about the company

Tokyo, Japan
Number of employees
Group revenue
USD 13,154,181,446
Ownership structure
Publicly listed

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

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