Blog: "How do your favourite foods rank now? Latest Behind the Brands scores revealed"
In the year since the last annual update the Big 10 have, to varying extents, published new reports and commitments relating to the seven themes covered in the scorecard...Crucially, for all of the Big 10, the challenge is to implement commitments so that the lives of those producing agricultural ingredients can be improved...For the most part, the Big 10 are not involved in agricultural production and do not source directly from farmers. To implement their commitments, these companies therefore must ensure that their suppliers and their suppliers' suppliers...adhere to essential standards. Increasingly, it is recognised that there is a need to move beyond compliance-based approaches for verifying that standards are met within supply chains...[Refers to ABF, Coca-Cola, Danone, General Mills, Illovo (part of ABF), Kellogg, Marks & Spencer, Mars, Mondelez, Nestle, PepsiCo, Unilever]