There are a lot of news stories and social media posts about companies which are withdrawing from Russia. Information too, on companies which are digging their heels in and staying put.
On 20 March 2022, Yale School of Management published a list of over 400 companies, along with their actions or inaction. We have focussed on those which supply food and drink.
ALDI is removing Russian products from stores.
AMAZON has suspended operations in Russia
ANHEUSER-BUSCH is suspending all shipments to Russia
ASDA is removing Russian products from stores
** AUCHAN receives $3.5bn revenue from Russia and is doing nothing !
BACARDI has paused exports to Russia but not ‘domestic operations’
BARILLA is suspending new investment and advertising in Russia
BUDVAR is suspending shipments to Russia
BURGER KING is suspending all product support to franchisees in Russia
CANADA GOOSE is suspending all shipments to Russia
CARLSBERG has suspended exports to Russia and ‘certain operations’
COCA-COLA is suspending ‘certain operations’ in Russia
DANONE is suspending new investment in Russia
DIAGIO is suspending all shipments to Russia
DUNKIN DONUTS is suspending new investments and development in Russia
eBAY has suspended all shipments to Russia
ETSY has deactivated all Russian sellers
GENERAL MILLS is suspending capital investments in Russia and advertising for JV
HEINEKEN is suspending operations in Russia
HERBALIFE is suspending sales and shipments to Russia
J SAINSBURY is removing Russian products from stores
KELLOGG is suspending new investments in Russia but will continue with essential products How ‘essential’ are cornflakes ??
KRAFT HEINZ – JBS is suspending new investments in Russia but not ‘domestic operations’
MARKS & SPENCER is suspendingall shipments to Russia
MARS is suspending advertising and new investments in Russia
McCAIN FOODS is suspending operations in Russia
McCORMICK is suspending operations in Russia
McDONALD’S is suspending direct operations/restaurants in Russia
MONDELEZ-NABISCO is suspending new investments and advertising in Russia
MORRISONS is removing Russian products from stores
NESTLÉ is suspending new investments and advertising in Russia
PAPA JOHN’S is suspending all support for all Russian franchisees
PEPSI is suspending oprations in Russia ‘except essential’
STARBUCKS is suspending all operations in Russia
** SUBWAY has 446 franchised locations in Russia and is doing nothing !
UNILEVER is suspending new investments but not ‘domestic operations’
WAITROSE is removing Russian products from stores
It’s a personal choice, whether to boycott any of these companies and tell them what you are doing or to remonstrate with companies and demand that they do more.
To look at additions to the list and to peruse other companies eg fashion, tools, cosmetics please bookmark the link below.
Over 400 Companies Have Withdrawn from Russia—But Some Remain | Yale School of Management