Australian Agricultural Co Ltd

AAC:AU AU000000AAC9
Key Information
HQ:
Australia
Market Cap:
$0.69bn
Primary Markets:
Asia, North America, Oceania



Company Information

Company Summary

The Australian Agricultural Company is Australia's largest integrated cattle and beef producer. It specialises in both grass-fed and grain-fed beef production. It has approximately four fully integrated broiler production, processing, distribution, sales and marketing operations with a combined processing capacity of approximately 6,200,000 processed broilers per week.
Austrailian Agricultural Co Ltd

Revenue

Total revenue:

$0.5bn

Revenue by Geography

Revenue by Protein

Revenue by Product Type

Note: This financial breakdown is based on Annual reports released in 2022, containing, in most cases, FY2021.


Disclosures

CDP ScoresLast Reviewed: 11/10/2023

CDP ClimateCDP ForestsCDP Water
NoNoNo

Science Based Target InitiativeLast Reviewed: 03/10/2023

Target classificationStatusDate
Has not set SBT--

Coller FAIRR Protein Producer Index

Analysis Overview

Index-Radar-2023
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Deforestation & Biodiversity Water Use & Scarcity Waste & Pollution Antibiotics Animal Welfare Working Conditions Food Safety Sustainability Governance Alternative Proteins

Analysis Breakdown

Risk Score

27/100
High Risk



Greenhouse Gas Emissions

36/100

Scope 1, 2 & 3 Target
5/100
Type of Target
0/3
Strength of Target - Non-SBT
0.25/2
Source(s): Annual Report 2023, page 4, 5; Sustainability Report 2023, page 2, 14, 30, 39, 43, 53; Valuing Nature Webpage

Innovation on GHG Emission Reduction
55/100
Innovation to Reduce Agriculture Emissions
0.75/1
Feed Farming Innovation
1/2
Animal Farming Innovation
1/2
Source(s): Sustainability Report 2023, page 23, 35, 36, 37, 38, 45

Quality of GHG Inventory
65/100
Quality and scope of GHG inventory Completeness
1.25/1.5
Feed & Animal Farming Emissions
1/2
Transparency of GHG Inventory
1/1.5
Source(s): Sustainability Report 2023, page 32, 34

Emissions Performance
5/100
Overall Emission Performance
0.25/5
Source(s): Sustainability Report 2023, page 32, 70

Climate-related Scenario Analysis
50/100
Climate-related Scenarios Analysis Conducted
1/1
Disclosure of Analysis Results on Material Risks
1.5/3
Disclosure of Financial Material Events & Alignment of CAPEX
0/1
Source(s): Sustainability Report 2023, page 40, 41, 42, 45



Deforestation & Biodiversity

5/100

Deforestation/Conversion-free Target - Soy for Animal Feed
0/100
Risk Assessment to Identify High-risk Locations
0/0.5
Strength of Deforestation Commitment
0/3.25
Transparency - Progress Against Commitment
0/1.25
Source(s): Sustainability Report 2019, page 22

Deforestation/Conversion-free Target - Cattle
0/100
Risk Assessment to Identify High-risk Locations
0/0.5
Strength of Deforestation Commitment
0/3.25
Transparency - Progress Against Commitment
0/1.25
Source(s): Operations Webpage; Sustainability Report 2023, page 70

Engagement, Monitoring & Traceability - Soy for Animal Feed
0/100
Supplier Engagement
0/1.25
Compliance monitoring & Traceability
0/3.25
Feed Innovation
0/0.5
Source(s): Valuing Nature Webpage

Engagement, Monitoring & Traceability - Cattle
20/100
Supplier Engagement
1/1.25
Compliance monitoring & Traceability
0/3.5
Feed Innovation
0/0.25
Source(s): Sustainability Report 2023, page 5, 20, 52



Water Use & Scarcity

21/100


Water Use & Scarcity in Feed Farming
21/100
Supplier Engagement in Water Use in Feed Farming
0.25/2.5
Disclosure of Water Risks in Feed Farming
0.8/2.5
Source(s): Annual Report 2023, page 5, 41, 56; Sustainability Report 2023, page 7, 38, 50, 51

Water Use & Scarcity in Animal Farming
20/100
Supplier Engagement in Water Use in Animal Farming
1/3
Disclosure of Water Risks in Animal Farming
0/2
Source(s): Sustainability Report 2023, page 42, 52



Waste & Pollution

12/100


Nutrient Management in Feed Farming
16/100
Supplier Engagement in Nutrient Pollution Risks
0.2/4
Innovation to Improve Nutrient Management in Feed Farming
0.6/1
Source(s): Sustainability Report 2023, page 7, 44, 53; Valuing Nature Webpage

Manure Management in Animal Farming
8/100
Disclosure of Pollution Risks from Manure
0.4/1.25
Supplier Engagement in Manure Management
0/1.5
Innovation to Improve Nutrient Management in Animal Farming
0/2.25
Source(s): Sustainability Report 2023, page 44, 47, 53; Valuing Nature Webpage



Antibiotics

20/100

Policy on Antibiotics Use
40/100
Policy on Antibiotics Use
2/5
Source(s): AR_Operating and Financial Review (cont.) Risk Management (cont.), page 52; Annual Report 2023; Sustainability Report 2023, page 15, 20, 25, 26, 27

Disclosure of Quantity of Antibiotics Used
0/100
Disclosure of Quantity of Antibiotics Used
0/5
Source(s): Sustainability Report 2023, page 25



Animal Welfare

32/100

Animal Welfare Policy
62/100
Welfare Policy
2/2
Key Welfare Issues
1.1/3
Source(s): Code of Conduct 2019, page 1, 9; Sustainability Policy 2021, page 3; Sustainability Report 2023, page 24, 25; Sustainability Webpage

Assurance & Certification
10/100
Auditing & Assurance by an Animal Welfare Organisation
0.5/4
Public Reporting on Welfare
0/1
Source(s): Sustainability Report 2023, page 26; Sustainability Webpage

Performance on Key Material Risks
25/100
Performance on Key Material Welfare Risks by Protein
1.25/5
Source(s): Sustainability Policy 2021, page 3; Sustainability Report 2023, page 25, 26



Working Conditions

34/100

Human Rights
40/100
Strength of Policy
0.5/1
Due Diligence Process
1.5/3
Evidence of Remediation
0/1
Source(s): Code of Conduct 2019, page 7; Modern Slavery Act Statement 2022, page 4, 5, 6; Modern Slavery Policy 2023, page 2, 3

Fair Working Conditions
44/100
Policy for Direct Operations
1.2/3
Monitoring & Discosure
1/2
Source(s): Annual Report 2023, page 60; Code of Conduct 2019, page 9; Modern Slavery Act Statement 2022, page 5; Modern Slavery Policy 2023, page 2; Report Centre Webpage; Sustainability Report 2023, page 17; Whistleblower Policy 2022, page 2, 3, 4, 5

Safety & Turnover Data
50/100
Committee representation of workers
0.25/2
Disclosure of safety and turnover data
2.25/3
Source(s): Code of Conduct 2019, page 6, 9; Sustainability Report 2022, page 39; Sustainability Report 2023, page 57, 70

Freedom of Association
0/100
Strength of Policies
0/3
Disclosure of Collective Bargaining Metrics
0/2
Source(s): Sustainability Report 2023, page 72



Food Safety

53/100

Food Safety System
10/100
Certifications
0.5/3.5
Performance
0/1.5
Source(s): Annual Report 2023, page 54, 58; Sustainability Report 2022, page 15, 17, 19; Sustainability Report 2023, page 15, 20

Product Recalls & Market Bans
95/100
Product Recall Systems
2.75/3
Performance
2/2
Source(s): Annual Report 2023, page 39, 54; Sustainability Report 2022, page 19; Sustainability Report 2023, page 20, 70



Sustainability Governance

34/100

Assessment of a Company's Sustainability Governance
34/100
Board Sustainability
1.25/2
Incentives & Policy Engagement
0.2/2.5
Innovation & Benchmarking
0.25/0.5
Source(s): Annual Report 2023, page 39, 58, 61, 62; Sustainability Report 2022, page 12; Sustainability Report 2023, page 6, 16, 34, 35; Sustainability Webpage



Alternative Proteins

5/100

Diversification of Products to Alternative Protein Sources
5/100
Existing product portfolio
0.25/2.5
Investing for future growth
0/2.5
Source(s): Sustainability Report 2023, page 45

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