Ethical Performance
inside intelligence for responsible business



April 2006

The world’s biggest food and drinks companies have only ‘limited’ systems to manage the risks posed by increasing obesity, according to Ethical Investment Research Services. Its study of six large companies graded Cadbury Schweppes, Coca-Cola, Kraft, and PepsiCo as ‘intermediate’ for their management systems on obesity, while McDonald’s and Unilever were judged to be ‘laggards’ but were praised for acknowledging their role in tackling childhood obesity. Cadbury Schweppes scored highly for showing  responsibility in its advertising.

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