Global fashion company commenced 1950 and haute couture in 1953. Pierre Cardins assets include Maxims restaurants, hotels and food products. With 400 to 600 licences, commenced to save the brand in the 1960s, the company is now up for sale. Owner Pierre Cardin is 88 years old, and has been a UN goodwill ambassador since 1991.
|Societe de Gestion Pierre Cardin||FRA||website|
|Societe de Gestion Pierre Cardin|
This company received a score of 0/100 (retrieved 13-Oct-2016) in the Corporate Information Transparency Index (CITI), a system for evaluating supply chain practices in China, particularly in regards to environmental management and water pollution. Scores are calculated using government compliance data, online monitoring data, and third-party environmental audits, as well as trends in the environmental performance of factories in the company's supply chains.
[Source 2016][More on Habitats]
In August 2008, workers at a small Indonesian factory that has been producing underwear for Pierre Cardin for over a decade, reported serious violations of their rights by the factory management. When they protested against the unfair dismissal of their union leader, 413 of them were sacked. When the sacked workers asked for their jobs back the conflict went from bad to worse, and Pierre Cardin refused to intervene.
[Source 2009][More on Workers Rights]
Maxim's restaurant in Paris, owned by Pierre Cardin, has foie gras both on the menu and for sale in the boutique. Foie gras is made of the liver of a duck or goose that has been force fed grain through a tube for the last 12-18 days of its life under factory farm conditions. More than a dozen countries have prohibited foie gras production due to animal welfare concerns.
[Source 2012][More on Animal Rights]
Texim, a Turkish textile factory that produces clothing for Hugo Boss and Pierre Cardin, accepted the key union demands (after four months of campaigning) for reinstatement of dismissed workers on increased wages, salary for the picketing period and compensation for workers who chose not to return.
[Source 2012][More on Workers Rights]
|Company Structure||Private company|
|Revenue||US$45 million in 2010|
Products / BrandsPierre Cardin
Pierre Cardin Luxury Brands