Beef in Colombia: Grupo Éxito’s Deforestation Risks

As the largest food retailer in Colombia and a leader in establishing sustainability commitments, Grupo Éxito’s exposure to a complex and rapidly growing cattle market imposes risks from deforestation at a critical time. As a deal for a new ownership structure is set to be confirmed and recent performance has been bleak, this report gives recommendations for Grupo Éxito to continue its leadership and quell the risks within the Colombian market with direct action.