Scoring of European companies that buy palm oil

WWF assessed the progress of 59 European companies on palm oil sourcing during March-September 2009. This assessment was carried out against a range of criteria, from RSPO membership through to their use of responsible palm oil.

A detailed breakdown of each company score is available in the downloadable Scorecard.
Company
Country Sector Total score
(max 29)
Palm index
Sainsbury’s star UK Retail 26 Palm oil score
Marks & Spencer star UK Retail 25.5  Palm oil score
Migros star CH Retail 25  Palm oil score
Young's/
Findus star
UK Food 25  Palm oil score
Unilever star UK/NL Food &
personal/
household care
24.5  Palm oil score
Cadbury star UK Food 24  Palm oil score
The Body Shop UK/FR Personal/
household care
22.5  Palm oil score
L’Oreal star FR Personal/
household care
21.5  Palm oil score
Asda star UK Retail 21  Palm oil score
Coop
Switzerland
CH Retail 21  Palm oil score
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Company
Country Sector Total score
(max 29)
Palm index
United Biscuits star UK Food  19.5 Palm oil score
Henkel DE Personal/
household care
 19 Palm oil score
Burton's Foods star UK Food  17.5 Palm oil score
Bougies la Françaisestar FR Other  16.5 Palm oil score
Carrefour star FR Retail  16 Palm oil score
Tesco star UK Retail  16 Palm oil score
Premier Foods star UK Food  15 Palm oil score
ICA star SW Retail  14 Palm oil score
Co-op UK UK Retail  13 Palm oil score
Ahold/Albert Heijn star NL Retail  12 Palm oil score
Arla star SW Food  12 Palm oil score
Reckitt Benckiser UK Personal/
household care
 12 Palm oil score
Northern Foods star UK Food  11 Palm oil score
SOK FI Retail  10.5 Palm oil score
Bird’s Eye UK Food  10 Palm oil score
IKEA SW Retail  10 Palm oil score
Jordans Ryvita UK Food  10 Palm oil score
Morrisons UK Retail  9.5 Palm oil score
Delhaize Belgium BE Retail  9 Palm oil score
Mildola star FI Food  9 Palm oil score
Nestle CH Food  8.75 Palm oil score
Waitrose UK Retail  8.5 Palm oil score
Britannia Food
Ingredients
UK Food  8 Palm oil score
Lidl UK UK Retail  8 Palm oil score
Warburtons UK Food  7.5 Palm oil score
Boots UK Personal/
household care
 6.5 Palm oil score
Croda Int'l UK Personal/
household care
 5.5 Palm oil score
Kesko FI Retail  5 Palm oil score
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Company
Country Sector Total score
(max 29)
Palm index
Rewe Group DE Retail 4  Palm oil score
Danone FR Food 3.5  Palm oil score
E. Leclerc FR Retail 3  Palm oil score
Axfood SW Food 2.5  Palm oil score
Deen NL Retail 2.5  Palm oil score
Edeka Zentrale DE Retail 1  Palm oil score
Raisio* FI  Food 1  Palm oil score
Superunie NL Retail 1  Palm oil score
Super de Boer* NL Retail 0.5  Palm oil score
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Company
Country Sector Total score
(max 29)
Palm index
Aldi
(Nord, Sued and UK)*
DE/UK Retail 0 Palm Oil Scorecard
Associated British Foods* UK Food 0 Palm Oil Scorecard
Auchan* FR Retail 0 Palm Oil Scorecard
Brioche Pasquier* FR Food 0 Palm Oil Scorecard
C1000 NL Retail 0 Palm Oil Scorecard
Co-op Sweden* SW Retail 0 Palm Oil Scorecard
Colruyt Group* BE Retail 0 Palm Oil Scorecard
Geant Casino* FR Retail 0 Palm Oil Scorecard
Les mousquetaires* FR Retail 0 Palm Oil Scorecard
Magasin U* FR Retail 0 Palm Oil Scorecard
Metro DE Retail 0 Palm Oil Scorecard
Spar International* NL Retail 0 Palm Oil Scorecard
Companies that made time-bound public commitments to achieve 100% CSPO

* Companies that did not respond to WWF's request for information or declined to participate in the Scorecard
  • What do the palms mean?

    Each palm awarded to a company is based on a set of specific criteria—find out more about these scoring criteria.

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