CK Hutchison
Conglomerate
Formed in 2015 through the merger of Cheung Kong Holdings and Hutchison Whampoa. Operations comprise four core businesses: ports and related services, retail, infrastructure and telecommunications.

Overall

Owned HKG
Rating F
About the Ratings
CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd
HKG

Company Assessment

CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd
Praise
In 2023, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change risk. Responding companies are scored across four key areas: disclosure; awareness; management; and leadership. This company received a CDP Climate Change score of B.
Source: CDP (2023)
Criticism
Forest 500 identifies the 350 companies and 150 financial institutions with the greatest exposure to tropical deforestation risk, and annually assesses them on the strength and implementation of their deforestation and human rights commitments. This company received a score of 11%.
This company appears on Burma Campaign UK's 'Dirty List' of companies assisting the Burmese military to continue to commit human rights violations and environmental destruction. "CK Hutchison is a Hong Kong conglomerate with extensive interests in ports and telecommunications. It operates the MITT port in Yangon and allows the Burmese military to use its port to import military equipment. On 24th January 2022, the Russian vessel, Captain Yakubovich, docked at MITT port in Yangon, delivering armoured vehicles and other military equipment destined for the Burmese military."
This company received an S&P Global ESG Score of 32/100 in the Industrial Conglomerates category of the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment, an annual evaluation of companies' sustainability practices (last updated 21 Oct 2022). The rankings are based on an analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, environmental reporting, climate strategy, human rights and labour practices.
Information
This company received a score of 10/100 in the Newsweek Green Ranking 2017, which ranks the world's largest publicly traded companies on eight indicators covering energy, greenhouse gases, water, waste, fines and penalties, linking executive pay to sustainability targets, board-level committee oversight of environmental issues and third-party audits. Ranking methodology by Corporate Knights and HIP Investor.
As listed on the We Mean Business website, this company has committed to the following climate action initiatives: adopt a science-based emissions reduction target.
This company has extensive sustainability claims on its website.
This company is owned by billionaire Li Ka-shing, and it is Li who is at the heart of most security and intelligence concerns about the company. US military intelligence reports have said that Li allows China to use his companies for espionage, and some of his businesses have been fronts for the military.

Company Details

Type:
Public company
Founded:
2015
Revenue:
52 billion USD (2020)
Employees:
300,000 (2020)
Subsidiaries:
CK Life Sciences International (Holdings) Inc (45% owned)
Fertilizers and nutritional supplements
CK Life Sciences is engaged in the business of research and development, commercialization, marketing and sale of health and agriculture related products. Also owns several vineyards in Australia totaling 8700 hectares. Part of the CK Hutchison Holdings conglomerate.
Australian Agribusiness (Holdings) Pty Ltd
Agribusiness
Comprised of two wholly owned subsidiary companies Amgrow and Accensi.
Amgrow Pty Ltd
Agricultural and horticultural products and services

Contact Details

Address:
Hong Kong (China)
Website:
www.ckh.com.hk

Products / Brands

Amgrow (45% owned)
Amgrow Garden Care