ALDI Einkauf GmbH & Co. oHGGeneral | General Information
|Company name||ALDI Einkauf GmbH & Co. oHG|
|Number of employees||5000 - 50.000|
|Indicator set||GRI SRS|
|3rd party assurance||Yes, by Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft Flottmeyer • Steghaus + Partner|
|Directly affected by the disclosure of non-financial and diversity information||No|
ALDI Einkauf GmbH & Co. oHG
+49(0)201 /8593 -190
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The ALDI North Group is represented in nine European countries with companies as independent legal entities. In Germany, the ALDI North Group as a group of subsidiaries is comprised of legally independent regional companies, in each case with the legal form of a GmbH & Co. KG, which means that the managing directors of the independent regional companies have equal status in casting votes at regular board meetings. ALDI Einkauf GmbH & Co. oHG is engaged by these regional companies to provide various services. This company is also the licensor of the ALDI brand for the legally independent foreign companies of the ALDI North Group operating in the ALDI North Group countries. This arrangement ensures a uniform market profile.
The publisher of the report is ALDI Einkauf GmbH & Co. oHG, Essen (hereinafter referred to as ALDI Buying). The shareholders of ALDI Buying are specifically ALDI GmbH & Co. KG limited partnerships which form a group of equal subsidiaries in Germany. The foreign ALDI companies are licensees of ALDI Buying. These legally independent companies form the ALDI North Group, which is the subject of the report. Deviations in individual performance indicators or content are indicated as necessary. ALDI Luxembourg is supplied by the Purchasing and the Logistics departments of ALDI Belgium. ALDI Belgium and ALDI Luxembourg are legally independent companies, which are regularly displayed in combined form in the report for reasons of simplicity.
Selected content and performance indicators for the year 2017 were the subject of an assurance engagement by the independent audit firm Flottmeyer • Steghaus + Partner. They are identified by the check mark. Certification of the review of this report is available for download. Retroactive changes to figures with respect to previous reports are noted accordingly.
The legally independent companies of the ALDI North Group are not obliged to report under the CSR-RUG. Therefore the statement of compliance is not to implement the CSR-RUG legal requirements.