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COMPANIES WITH PRAISES
– PRAISE (FULL)
…… adidas AG , DEU – “ FLA Accredited “
…… Bardot , AUS – “ ethical clothing australia accreditation “
…… Collette Dinnigan , AUS – “ ethical clothing australia accreditation “
…… Cue Clothing Co , AUS – “ ethical clothing australia accreditation “
…… ESP , AUS – “ Exclusively Fairtrade “
…… Ginger & Smart , AUS – “ ethical clothing australia accreditation “
…… H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB , SWE – “ FLA Accredited “
…… Hanesbrands Inc , USA – “ Labour rights “
…… Industria de Diseño Textil SA , ESP – “ Ethical Trading Initiative member “
…… Jets Swimwear , AUS – “ ethical clothing australia accreditation “
…… LEGO Australia Pty , AUS – “ CSR leader “
…… Lighthouse Ventures , NZL – “ Exclusively Fairtrade “
…… Lisa Ho Designs , AUS – “ ethical clothing australia accreditation “
…… Liz Claiborne Inc , USA – “ FLA Accredited “
…… LMB Knitwear , AUS – “ ethical clothing australia accreditation “
…… Mammut Sports Group AG , CHE – “ Fair Wear Foundation member “
…… Mr K , AUS – “ ethical clothing australia accreditation “
…… New Era Cap Co. Inc , USA – “ FLA Accredited “
…… Nike Inc. , USA – “ FLA Accredited “
…… Nordstrom, Inc. , – “ FLA Accredited “
…… Pacific Brands , AUS – “ Ethical Trading Initiative member “
…… Patagonia Inc , USA – “ FLA Accredited “
…… Pentland Group plc , GBR – “ Ethical Trading Initiative member “
…… Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation , USA – “ FLA Accredited “
…… Premier Foods plc , GBR – “ Ethical Trading Initiative member “
…… Puma AG , DEU – “ FLA Accredited “
…… Puma Australia , AUS – “ ethical clothing australia accreditation “
…… Republica Coffee , AUS – “ Exclusively Fairtrade “
…… Russell Brands LLC , USA – “ FLA Accredited “
…… Staedtler Group , DEU – “ Fair labour agreement “
…… Sunkist Growers Inc , USA – “ Labour rights “
…… The Body Shop International plc , GBR – “ Ethical Trading Initiative member “
…… The Gap Inc. , USA – “ Ethical Trading Initiative member “
…… The Timberland Company , USA – “ Labour rights “
– PRAISE (LESSER)
…… 3M Company , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Abercrombie & Fitch Co , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… adidas AG , DEU – “ Labour rights “
…… Alcatel-Lucent , FRA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Alcoa Inc , – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… American Eagle Outfitters Inc , USA – “ FLA Participant “
…… American Express Company , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… AMR Corp. , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Aon Corporation , – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Apple Inc. , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Arnott’s Biscuits , AUS – “ Cocoa sourcing commitments “
…… ASICS Corporation , JPN – “ FLA Participant “
…… AT&T Corp. , – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Avon Products Inc , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Bank of America Corporation , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Bank of New York Mellon Corporation , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Barnes & Noble , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Best Buy Co., Inc. , – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Billabong International , AUS – “ SAI member “
…… Binney & Smith (Australia) , AUS – “ ICTI CARE Process signatory “
…… Bristol-Myers Squibb Company , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Britz Marketing Australasia , AUS – “ ICTI CARE Process signatory “
…… Brown-Forman Corporation , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Burberry Group plc , GBR – “ Ethical Trading Initiative – new member “
…… Campbell Soup Company , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Capital One Bank , – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Cardinal Health, Inc. , – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Cargill Inc , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Carrefour , – “ SAI member “
…… Chevron Corporation , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Chiquita Brands International, Inc. , USA – “ SAI member “
…… Chubb Corporation , – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Citigroup Inc , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Clorox Company , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Coca-Cola Company , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Corning Incorporated , – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Costco Wholesale Corporation , USA – “ Recognition of ICTI CARE Process “
…… Crayola LLC , USA – “ ICTI CARE Process signatory “
…… Crown & Andrews , AUS – “ ICTI CARE Process signatory “
…… Dell Inc. , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Dow Chemical , – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Eastman Kodak Company , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… eBay Inc. , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Eli Lilly Australia , – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation , – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Flair Leisure Products plc , GBR – “ ICTI CARE Process signatory “
…… Ford Motor Company , – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Funtastic , AUS – “ ICTI CARE Process signatory “
…… General Mills, Inc. , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… geobra Brandstatter GmbH & Co. KG , DEU – “ ICTI CARE Process signatory “
…… GlaxoSmithKline Plc , GBR – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Goldman Sachs Group Inc. , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Google Inc. , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Green & Black’s , GBR – “ Labour rights “
…… Gucci Group NV , NLD – “ SAI member “
…… Hasbro Australia , AUS – “ ICTI CARE Process signatory “
…… Hasbro Inc. , USA – “ ICTI CARE Process signatory “
…… Hewlett-Packard Company , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Horizon Group USA Inc , USA – “ ICTI CARE Process signatory “
…… Hunter Overseas , AUS – “ ICTI CARE Process signatory “
…… Hyatt Hotels Corporation , – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… IBM , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Industria de Diseño Textil SA , ESP – “ Let’s Clean Up Fashion Grade (3.5/5) “
…… Jada Toys Inc , USA – “ ICTI CARE Process signatory “
…… Jakks Pacific Inc , USA – “ ICTI CARE Process signatory “
…… JC Toys Group Inc , USA – “ ICTI CARE Process signatory “
…… Johnson & Johnson , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… K’Nex Industries Inc , USA – “ ICTI CARE Process signatory “
…… Kellogg Company , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Kraft Foods Inc , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Leapfrog Enterprises Inc , USA – “ ICTI CARE Process signatory “
…… Learning Curve Brands Inc , USA – “ ICTI CARE Process signatory “
…… LEGO Holding A/S , DNK – “ ICTI CARE Process signatory “
…… LEGO Australia Pty , AUS – “ ICTI CARE Process signatory “
…… Levi Strauss & Co. , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Brands, Inc. , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Marks & Spencer PLC , – “ Recognition of ICTI CARE Process “
…… Mattel Australia , AUS – “ ICTI CARE Process signatory “
…… Mattel Inc. , USA – “ ICTI CARE Process signatory “
…… MEGA Brands Australia , AUS – “ ICTI CARE Process signatory “
…… MEGA Brands Inc. , CAN – “ ICTI CARE Process signatory “
…… Microsoft Corporation , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Mountain Equipment Co-op , – “ FLA Participant “
…… Nestle SA , CHE – “ FLA Participant “
…… New Balance Athletic Shoe Inc , USA – “ FLA Participant “
…… Next Retail , GBR – “ Let’s Clean Up Fashion Grade (3.5/5) “
…… Nike Inc. , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Nordstrom, Inc. , – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Office Depot , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Otto Group , – “ SAI member “
…… Patagonia Inc , USA – “ Labour rights “
…… Pfizer Inc , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Puma AG , DEU – “ Labour rights “
…… Razor USA LLC , USA – “ ICTI CARE Process signatory “
…… RC2 (Australia) , AUS – “ ICTI CARE Process signatory “
…… Sears Roebuck Corp. , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Sempra Energy , – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Sodexo Inc , – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Spin Master , CAN – “ ICTI CARE Process signatory “
…… Staples, Inc. , – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Street Surfing LLC , USA – “ ICTI CARE Process signatory “
…… Supervalu Inc. , – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Syngenta AG , CHE – “ FLA Participant “
…… Target Australia , AUS – “ Recognition of ICTI CARE Process “
…… Tee-Zed Products , AUS – “ ICTI CARE Process signatory “
…… The Gap Inc. , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… The Goldberger Company , USA – “ ICTI CARE Process signatory “
…… The Timberland Company , USA – “ SAI member “
…… Time Warner Inc. , – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… TNT N.V. , – “ SAI member “
…… Toys”R”Us Inc , USA – “ Recognition of ICTI CARE Process “
…… Unilever , GBR/NLD – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Wal-Mart Stores Inc , USA – “ Recognition of ICTI CARE Process “
…… Walt Disney Company , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Whirlpool Corporation , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Woolworths , AUS – “ Recognition of ICTI CARE Process “
…… WowWee Group , HKG – “ ICTI CARE Process signatory “
…… Xerox Corporation , USA – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Yahoo! , – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Zapf Creation AG , DEU – “ ICTI CARE Process signatory “
…… , – “ 100% on Corporate Equality Index “
– MINOR PRAISE (not used in rating calculations)
…… ALDI International , DEU – “ Fairtrade “
…… Associated British Foods PLC , GBR – “ Ethical Tea Partnership member “
…… Benetton Group SpA , ITA – “ Sandblasting “
…… Bollman Hat Company , USA – “ Code of Conduct “
…… BP Australia , – “ Fairtrade Products “
…… Burberry Group plc , GBR – “ Sandblasting “
…… C&A , – “ Sandblasting “
…… Cafe Timor , TLS – “ Fairtrade Products “
…… Chocolatier (Australia) , AUS – “ Fairtrade Products “
…… Clorox Company , USA – “ Code of conduct “
…… Coffex Coffee , AUS – “ Fairtrade Products “
…… Eat Rite Australasia , AUS – “ Fairtrade Products “
…… Emirates Leisure Retail Australia , AUS – “ Fairtrade Products “
…… Esprit Holdings , HKG – “ Sandblasting “
…… Foodco Group , AUS – “ Fairtrade Products “
…… FreshFood Australia Holdings , AUS – “ Fairtrade Products “
…… Gazal Corporation , AUS – “ Corporate governance policies “
…… Gianni Versace SpA , ITA – “ Sandblasting “
…… Giorgio Armani SpA , ITA – “ Sandblasting “
…… Gucci Group NV , NLD – “ Sandblasting “
…… H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB , SWE – “ Sandblasting “
…… Helly Hansen AS , NOR – “ Code of Conduct “
…… Jasper Coffee , AUS – “ Fairtrade Products “
…… Just Group , AUS – “ Sandblasting “
…… Levi Strauss & Co. , USA – “ Sandblasting “
…… Metro AG , DEU – “ Sandblasting “
…… Nerada Tea , AUS – “ Fairtrade Products “
…… Nicaraguan Ind. Farmers , – “ Fairtrade Products “
…… Primark Stores , GBR – “ Sandblasting “
…… Primo Products , AUS – “ Fairtrade Products “
…… Quiksilver Inc , USA – “ Code of conduct “
…… R. Twining & Co , GBR – “ Ethical Tea Partnership member “
…… Sara Lee Corporation , USA – “ Ethical Tea Partnership member “
…… Starbucks Coffee Company (Australia) , AUS – “ Fairtrade Products “
…… Starbucks Corporation , USA – “ Fairtrade Products “
…… Tetley GB , GBR – “ Ethical Tea Partnership member “
…… The Bean Alliance , AUS – “ Fairtrade Products “
…… Triumph International , CHE – “ Code of conduct “
…… Volcom Inc , USA – “ Codes of conduct “
COMPANIES WITH CRITICISMS IN THIS AREA
– CRITICISM (FULL)
…… Abercrombie & Fitch Co , USA – “ Sweatshop Hall of Shame 2010 “
…… adidas AG , DEU – “ Child labour “
…… ALDI International , DEU – “ Sweatshop labour “
…… American Eagle Outfitters Inc , USA – “ Sweatshop Hall of Shame 2008 “
…… Archer Daniels Midland Company , USA – “ Child slavery “
…… Asda Stores , GBR – “ Workers rights “
…… Associated British Foods PLC , GBR – “ Worker exploitation “
…… Baiada Poultry , AUS – “ Workers rights “
…… Barry Callebaut AG , CHE – “ Child slavery “
…… BP PLC , GBR – “ Fined for safety breaches “
…… Bridgestone Corporation , JPN – “ Public Eye Global Award Winner 2007 “
…… British American Tobacco PLC , GBR – “ Workers rights “
…… Cargill Inc , USA – “ Child slavery “
…… Carrefour , – “ Sweatshop Hall of Shame 2008 “
…… Cepia LLC , USA – “ Labour rights “
…… Chiquita Brands International, Inc. , USA – “ Workers rights “
…… Cintas , USA – “ Sweatshop Hall of Shame 2008 “
…… Columbia Sportswear Company , USA – “ Sweatshops in El Salvadore “
…… Del Monte , – “ Workers rights “
…… Diesel SpA , ITA – “ Sandblasting “
…… Dolce & Gabbana Srl , ITA – “ Sandblasting “
…… Dole Food , USA – “ Multinational Monitor’s
’10 Worst Corporations of 2008′ “
…… Eddie Bauer , USA – “ Sweatshops in El Salvadore “
…… ExxonMobil , USA – “ Worst score on Corporate Equality Index “
…… French Connection Group plc , GBR – “ Let’s Clean Up Fashion Grade (1/5) “
…… Fruit of the Loom , USA – “ Sweatshops in Jordan “
…… Giordano International , HKG – “ Workers Rights “
…… Goodrich Corporation , – “ Zero score on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Guess? Inc , USA – “ Sweatshop Hall of Shame 2008 “
…… Gymboree Corporation , – “ Sweatshop Hall of Shame 2010 “
…… H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB , SWE – “ Let’s Clean Up Fashion Grade (1/5) “
…… Hanesbrands Inc , USA – “ Sweatshops in China “
…… Hasbro Inc. , USA – “ Workers Rights in China “
…… Hershey Company, The , USA – “ Social Irresponsibility “
…… Industria de Diseño Textil SA , ESP – “ Sandblasting “
…… JCPenney , USA – “ Sweatshops in Bangladesh “
…… Kohl’s Department Stores Inc , USA – “ Sexual abuse in Jordan “
…… Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co LP , USA – “ Sweatshops in China “
…… Kraft Foods Inc , USA – “ Poor wages for coffee farmers “
…… Kroger Company, The , USA – “ Multinational Monitor’s
’10 Worst Corporations’ “
…… Levi Strauss & Co. , USA – “ Let’s Clean Up Fashion Grade (1/5) “
…… Brands, Inc. , USA – “ Let’s Clean Up Fashion Grade (0/5) “
…… Liz Claiborne Inc , USA – “ Sweatshops in Jordan “
…… Mars Inc. , USA – “ Child Labour “
…… Mattel Inc. , USA – “ Workers Rights in China “
…… McDonald’s Corporation , USA – “ Worker Expoitation in China “
…… Metro AG , DEU – “ Sweatshops in Bangladesh “
…… MGA Entertainment Inc , USA – “ Sweatshops in China “
…… Mitre Sports International , GBR – “ Child labour “
…… Mizuno Corporation , JPN – “ Worst rating in Running Shoes report “
…… Namco Bandai Holdings Inc , JPN – “ Workers Rights in China “
…… Nestle SA , CHE – “ Child labour “
…… New Era Cap Co. Inc , USA – “ Sweatshop Hall of Shame 2008 “
…… Nike Inc. , USA – “ Workers Rights “
…… Pentland Group plc , GBR – “ Sweatshops in China “
…… Philip Morris International Inc , CHE – “ Zero score on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation , USA – “ Sweatshops in Bangladesh “
…… Prada SpA , ITA – “ Workers rights “
…… Puma AG , DEU – “ Poor work conditions “
…… Quiksilver Inc , USA – “ Sweatshops in China “
…… RC2 Corporation , USA – “ Sweatshops in China “
…… Reebok , USA – “ Sweatshops in El Salvadore “
…… Russell Brands LLC , USA – “ Sweatshops in Jordan “
…… Sara Lee Corporation , USA – “ Poor wages for coffee farmers “
…… Sealed Air Australia , – “ Zero score on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Skechers , USA – “ Labour rights “
…… Smithfield Foods Inc. , USA – “ Multinational Monitor’s
’10 Worst Corporations’ “
…… Speedo Australia , AUS – “ Sweatshop Hall of Shame 2008 “
…… Starbucks Corporation , USA – “ Workers Rights / Union Busting “
…… SuperGroup Plc , GBR – “ Let’s Clean Up Fashion Grade (0/5) “
…… Sysco Corporation , USA – “ Zero score on Corporate Equality Index “
…… Tata Group , IND – “ Workers rights “
…… Tesco PLC , GBR – “ Workers Rights in China “
…… The Gap Inc. , USA – “ Let’s Clean Up Fashion Grade (1/5) “
…… The Jones Group Inc , USA – “ Sexual abuse in Jordan “
…… Toys”R”Us Inc , USA – “ Sweatshop Hall of Shame 2008 “
…… Unilever , GBR/NLD – “ Worker exploitation in Kenya “
…… VF Corporation , USA – “ Sweatshops in El Salvadore “
…… Victoria’s Secret , USA – “ Workers rights in Jordan “
…… Wal-Mart Stores Inc , USA – “ Multinational Monitor’s
’10 Worst Corporations’ “
…… Walt Disney Company , USA – “ Public Eye Award Winner 2006 “
…… Wesfarmers , AUS – “ Sweatshops in Bangladesh “
…… Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company , USA – “ Sweatshop Hall of Shame 2008 “
…… YUM! Brands, Inc. , USA – “ Workers Rights in China “
– CRITICISM (LESSER)
…… Amazon.com , USA – “ Labour rights “
…… Apple Inc. , USA – “ Labour rights “
…… Burberry Group plc , GBR – “ Let’s Clean Up Fashion Grade (2/5) “
…… Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG , CHE – “ Labour rights “
…… Diamond Foods Inc , USA – “ Labour rights “
…… Fonterra Brands Australia , AUS – “ Fined for worker death “
…… Hershey Company, The , USA – “ Labour rights “
…… Hungry Jack’s , AUS – “ Fined for underpaying workers “
…… J Sainsbury PLC , – “ Let’s Clean Up Fashion Grade (2/5) “
…… Just Group , AUS – “ Workers rights “
…… Kraft Foods Inc , USA – “ Labour rights “
…… Leapfrog Enterprises Inc , USA – “ Labour rights “
…… Mars Inc. , USA – “ Labour rights “
…… Mattel Inc. , USA – “ Labour rights “
…… McCormick & Co. Inc , USA – “ Labour rights “
…… Molten Corporation , JPN – “ Labour rights “
…… Nestle SA , CHE – “ Poor wages for coffee farmers “
…… Pacific Brands , AUS – “ Workers rights “
…… Tesco PLC , GBR – “ Let’s Clean Up Fashion Grade (2/5) “
…… Wal-Mart Stores Inc , USA – “ Workers Rights in China “
– MINOR CRITICISM (not used in rating calculations)
…… Baiada Poultry , AUS – “ Allegations of underpaying and intimidating workers “
…… Cadbury Australia , AUS – “ No transparency on some cocoa sourcing “
…… Darrell Lea Chocolates , AUS – “ No slave-free cocoa “
…… Diageo PLC , GBR – “ Redundancies “
…… Energizer Holdings Inc. , USA – “ Cadmium poisoning “
…… Ferrero Australia , AUS – “ No slave-free cocoa “
…… George Weston Foods , AUS – “ Fined for unsafe plant “
…… HJ Heinz Company Australia , AUS – “ Globalisation: Closing of Eden Cannery “
…… Pacific Brands , AUS – “ Bullying case “
…… Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation , USA – “ Sweatshop labour “
…… Prada SpA , ITA – “ Sandblasting “
…… Russell Brands LLC , USA – “ Previous boycott “
…… Stafford Group , AUS – “ No ethical clothing australia accreditation “
…… Starbucks Corporation , USA – “ Fair trade coffee sales “
…… VF Corporation , USA – “ Sandblasting “
…… Vitasoy International Holdings , HKG – “ Workers rights “
…… YUM! Brands, Inc. , USA – “ Low wages “
FURTHER INFORMATION
– FURTHER INFORMATION (not used in rating calculations)
…… adidas AG , DEU – “ Workers rights improve in China “
…… Asda Stores , GBR – “ Let’s Clean Up Fashion Grade (3/5) “
…… Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG , CHE – “ Middle rating in Chocolate Scorecard “
…… Clorox Company , USA – “ Disclosure statement “
…… Faber-Castell Aktiengesellschaft , DEU – “ Social charter of ‘respect’ “
…… Haigh’s Manufacturing , AUS – “ Fair trade policy “
…… Hewlett-Packard Company , USA – “ Labour rights “
…… Industria de Diseño Textil SA , ESP – “ Uzbek cotton “
…… Jelly Belly Candy Company , USA – “ Labour rights “
…… K’Nex Industries Inc , USA – “ Improved Workers Rights in China “
…… La Jolla Group Inc , USA – “ Disclosure statement “
…… Lion , AUS – “ Workers rights “
…… O’Neill Inc , USA – “ Disclosure statement “
…… Primark Stores , GBR – “ Let’s Clean Up Fashion Grade (3/5) “
…… Starbucks Corporation , USA – “ OCA campaign victories “
…… Tommy Hilfiger Group , NLD – “ Sweatshop Hall of Shame 2008 “
…… VF Corporation , USA – “ Labour rights “
…… Vitasoy Australia Products , HKG/JPN – “ Workers rights “