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Orkla one of the world’s most sustainable companies
Orkla is listed in the Corporate Knights Global 100 index of the world’s most sustainable companies, which was presented at the World Economic Forum on 25 January.
The index is a ranking of the 100 most sustainable companies in the world, based on an analysis of a total of 8,080 companies. Orkla is one of two Norwegian companies on the list.
“We are proud and pleased that Orkla is one of two Norwegian companies in theCorporate Knights Global 100 index that was presented today. Orkla has great ambitions for its sustainability work, and it is gratifying to receive feedback that shows that our long-term efforts are producing results,” says Jaan Ivar Semlitsch, President and CEO of Orkla.
Orkla continuously seeks to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and has set science-based targets for reducing greenhouse gasesaligned with the Paris Agreement to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees. We focus aggressively on developing products and solutions that promote sustainable consumption, including plant-based grocery products, packaging made from recycled, renewable materials and product carbon footprint labelling.
About Corporate Knights 2021 Global 100:
- Corporate Knights is a Canadian company that produces articles, analyses and other financial information.
- The Corporate Knights Global 100 index was published at the World Economic Forum on 25 January 2021.
- The ranking is based on an assessment of 8,080 companies based on 24quantitative key performance indicators.
- TwoNorwegian companies are included in the 2021 index, Storebrandand Orkla
- For complete results, see: https://www.corporateknights.com/channels/leadership/2021-global-100-ranking-16115328/
Orkla is a leading supplier of branded consumer goods and concept solutions to the consumer, out-of-home and bakery markets in the Nordics, Baltics and selected markets in Central Europe and India. Orkla is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange and its headquarters is in Oslo. In 2018, the Group had a turnover of NOK 41 billion, and approximately 18,500 employees as of 31 December 2018.