The WWF Soy Scorecard assesses the performance of 133 European companies on their use of responsible soy in the animal feed used to produce their meat, farmed fish, eggs, dairy and other animal products.
WWF defines responsible soy as soy sourced from companies certified to the Round Table on Responsible Soy (RTRS) or ProTerra schemes.
Companies have been assessed for actions taken in calendar year 2015, while the Scorecard was published in 2016.
How is the company performing?
Unilever's main soy footprint relates to soy used directly in products for human consumption, such as soy oil and soy beans. Its footprint for embedded soy used in animal products is only 4%. For its direct soy use, the company has made a commitment to 100% responsible sourcing by 2020. Unilever is a founding member of the RTRS and is represented on the RTRS Executive Board.