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Last update 28 May 2020

Description of economic activities

Manufacture of other food products nec (NACE2 1089)

The company is engaged in the production and distribution of food products. It was founded in 1882 by George Weston, and has its registered head office in Toronto, Canada.The company, through its subsidiaries, operates as a food processing and distribution company primarily in North America. It produces various fresh, frozen, and specialty bakery products, including breads, dough, rolls, bagels, English muffins, tortillas, doughnuts, cakes, sweet goods, pies, crackers, and other baked goods under Arnold, Country Harvest, D'Italiano, Entenmann's, Freihofer's, Gadoua, Maier's, Neilson, Stroehmann, Thomas', Weston, and Wonder brands.The company supplies ice cream cones, sandwich wafers, and Girl Scout cookies, as well as provides control label products to retailers and consumer food companies. It also processes fluid milk and shelf stable milk-based products; and distributes various products, including juices, drinks, yogurt, sour cream, dips, and butter in various combinations of sizes and flavors. In addition, the company provides general merchandise, drugstore, and financial products and services through corporate, franchised, and associated stores. Its financial services and products include: President's Choice Financial MasterCard; PC Financial auto, home, travel, and pet insurance; and PC Mobile phone service, as well as a loyalty program.The company's products and services are distributed through national and regional supermarkets; mass merchandisers; drug stores; wholesale and club stores, and convenience store chains; food service distributors and outlets; and other food retailing customers.
  • GEORGE WESTON LIMITED

  • Canada (CA)
  • Company type: Corporate
  • Parent company: MR. GALEN WESTON W.
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO): Mr Galen G. Weston
  • CEO Total remuneration: N/A
  • Website: www.weston.ca

Financial data

Number of employees

6,000
N/A
N/A
N/A

Revenue 1

34.156
31.095
31.986
33.913

EBIT 1

2.016
1.655
1.696
1.593

EBITDA 1

3.596
2.772
2.812
2.761

1 numbers are in millions

  • RepRisk Indicator (last month):  20

Social dialog

  • Transnational Corporate Agreement (TCA): N/A
  • Global Framework Agreement (GFA): N/A
  • Societas Europaea (SE): N/A
  • Bangladesh Accord: N/A

European Works Councils

  • EWC: N/A

Standards and certifications

  • Global Compact: N/A
  • CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project): N/A
  • Modern Slavery Statement: N/A
  • Transparency Index: N/A
  • SA8000 Social Accountability: N/A
  • Integrated report: N/A
  • ISO26000: N/A
  • OECD Guidelines:
  • Social Development Goals (SDGs): N/A

Global Reporting Initiative certification

  • Global Reporting Initiative standards: N/A
  • Global Reporting Initiative GRI G4: N/A

Other company declarations

Other resources

Policies

  • Training policy: N/A
  • Policy to protect the right to health and safety in the workplaces where the company operates: N/A
  • Policy to protect the right to health and safety in the workplaces in the supply chain: N/A
  • Diversity policy: N/A

Universal declarations

Declarations and treaties recognised by the country where the company has its registered office

  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights:
  • European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of CDFL Workers (Strasbourg Charter 1989):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union EU CFR (Nice Charter 2000):
  • Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union TFEU:
  • Registered office in an OECD country:
  • ILO C029 - Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29):
  • ILO C087 - Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87):
  • ILO C098 - Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 (No. 98):
  • ILO C100 - Equal Remuneration Convention, 1951 (No. 100):
  • ILO C105 - Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957 (No. 105):
  • ILO C111 - Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No. 111):
  • ILO C138 - Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138):
  • ILO C182 - Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182):

Directives applied in the company offices in EU 27

  • D. 80/987/EEC: N/A
  • D. 89/391/EEC: N/A
  • D. 98/59/EC: N/A
  • D. 2000/43/EC: N/A
  • D. 2000/78/EC: N/A
  • D. 2001/23/EC: N/A
  • Council D. 2001/86/EC: N/A
  • D. 2002/14/EC: N/A
  • D. 2002/73/EC: N/A
  • Council D. 2003/72/EC: N/A
  • EP and Council D. 2005/56/EC: N/A
  • D. 2009/38/EC: N/A
  • D. 2004/25/EC: N/A
  • D. 2011/35/EU: N/A

Presence in main rankings

  • Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations: N/A
  • Global CSR Rep Trak 100: N/A
  • BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable US Brands: N/A
  • The Worlds Best Multinational Workplaces: N/A
  • The Gartner Supply Chain Top 25: N/A
  • The Worlds Most Innovative Companies: N/A
  • The Diversity Inc Top 50 Companies: N/A
  • Best Global Websites: N/A
  • Green Ranking Global Top 500: N/A
  • Green Ranking Global Top 100: N/A