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03 Feb 2015
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News 2015-02-15

Ferrero’s fifth Corporate Social Responsibility Report has been published online, both in English and Italian, within a brand new website dedicated to the Group’s social responsibility commitments ( Ferrero continues to strongly sustain and transparently detail its social responsibility commitments. The 2013 CSR report reflects the concrete activities carried out throughout the world from 1st September 2012 to 31st August 2013 as well as Ferrero’s longer term 2020 strategic vision.

This fifth edition was drafted on the basis of the GRI (Global Reporting Initiatives) Organization parameters. For the third consecutive year the Ferrero Group has attained the A+ application level, which is the highest level of sustainability reporting confirmed by GRI check and statement. The report also takes into account: the "Ten Principles" of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) and "The OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises." Independent assurance of the report was carried out by Deloitte.

Ferrero began its journey in the small town of Alba in Piedmont, Italy, in 1946. Today, it is one of the world’s largest sweet-packaged food companies, with over 35 iconic brands sold in more than 170 countries. The Ferrero Group brings joy to people around the world with much-loved treats and snacks, including Nutella®, Kinder®, Tic Tac® and Ferrero Rocher®. With over 47,000 employees, we are passionate about helping people celebrate life's special moments. The Ferrero Group, now in its third generation, is based on family values with a dedication to quality and excellence, heritage, and a commitment to the planet and communities in which we operate.