Founded in USA in 1959 by Rich DeVos and Jay Van Andel. One of the world's largest direct-sales businesses.
| Alticor Inc
owns 100% of Amway Corporation
In 2016 Greenpeace East Asia ranked the world's 30 biggest personal care companies on their commitment to eliminating microbeads from their personal care products. The scorecard was based on four main criteria: commitment & transparency, definition, deadline and global application. This company was one of the lowest ranked.
[Source 2016][More on Oceans]
EWG's Guide to Healthy Cleaning provides safety ratings for household cleaning products, with over 2,500 products rated from A (lowest concern) to F (highest concern). This company's score range is C to F, with 95% of products scoring a D or F.
[Source 2016][More on Product Safety]
This company is listed on the EPA Green Power Partnership website (USA), as using renewable energy for 14% of its organisation-wide electricity use in the USA.
[Source 2016][More on Climate Change]
This company is a Gold Member of the Sustainable Brands Network, the leading peer to peer, learning and networking group designed to support brands in meeting their sustainability goals and ultimately become those leaders of the next sustainable economy.
[Source 2016][More on Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives]
There are many independent websites criticising Amway and it's business practices. This one includes links to many more.
Knowmore.org reports numerous counts of political influence including donations to, and close ties with, USA's Republican Party, and for muzzling law enforcement (allowing "collapse" to continue among the millions of consumers lured by false promises of unlimited income).
[Source 2010][More on Politics]
This company is on OpenSecrets.org's list of "Heavy Hitters", a list of the 100 biggest givers in US federal-level politics since 1989. Companies on this list lobby and spend big, with large sums sent to candidates, parties and leadership PACs. This company comes in at number 90 on the list, with donations totalling $19,791,044 between 1989 and 2016.
[Source 2016][More on Politics]
OpenSecrets.org tracks the influence of money on U.S. politics, and how that money affects policy and citizens' lives. Follow link to see this company's record of political donations, lobbying, outside spending and more.
|Company Structure||Wholly-owned subsidiary|
|Subsidiaries||Amway of Australia|
|Address||Ada, Michigan, USA|