Royal Canin

What do they do? 

Royal Canin is an animal nutrition company which formulates and manufactures research-based diets for dogs and cats.


Visit their sustainability page to explore further:


Sustainability focused partnerships and certifications:


Our Assessment:

Royal Canin outlines sustainability efforts and goals in the areas of energy efficiency and renewable energy, recyclable packaging, minimizing water usage and waste, and responsible sourcing of ingredients. Their website lists examples as well as several sustainability focused partnerships relating to each of these areas. They also discuss re-evaluating the environmental impacts of each of their ingredients in order to optimize product formulations and make environmentally conscious ingredient replacements whenever possible.

*Royal Canin’s Sustainability page does not appear to have been updated since 2018. Goals for 2020 were outlined, but it is not clear whether those goals have been achieved as of 2021. 


Royal Canin is owned by Mars, Inc. who was not assessed in the above summary. Their sustainability information can be found here.


Dedicated Sustainability Group/Person? Unknown 


Company size: Large (over 250 full-time equivalent employees)


Year added to guidebook: 2021


Last updated: 2021




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