Cosmetic & beauty care
Revlon Australia was set up in 1956 and principally imports and distributes cosmetics, fragrances and toiletries from overseas, but also undertakes product development and manufacturing for a small number of products.
|Revlon Australia Pty Ltd||AUS||website|
| Revlon Inc
owns 100% of Revlon Australia Pty Ltd
| MacAndrews & Forbes Inc
owns 79% of Revlon Inc
|Revlon Australia Pty Ltd|
Ethical Consumer has ranked companies' practices and policies in relation to their palm oil sourcing for the Rainforest Foundation/Ethical Consumer palm oil campaign. This company received a 'red' rating.
[Source 2016][More on Palm Oil]
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]
This company appears on PETA's (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, USA) 'Companies That Do Test On Animals' list, signifying that they manufacture products that are tested on animals at some stage of development.
[Source 2015][More on Animal Testing]
Testing commissioned by Friends of the Earth Australia found nanoparticles in foundations and concealers sold by Revlon.
[Source 2009][More on Product Safety]
This company uses microbeads in some of its personal care products. These particles are not retained by wastewater treatment so end up in the ocean. While microbeads aren't thought to be a health hazard to consumers, they are a threat to the marine environment.
[Source 2014][More on Oceans]
Skin Deep is an online safety guide to cosmetics and personal care products, with over 54,000 products rated from 0 (low concern) to 10 (higher concern).
[Source 2016][More on Product Safety]
Major corporations, including this one, use prison labour in the USA, where prisoners are paid slave wages as low as 23 cents an hour doing work which is often dangerous, toxic and unprotected. While much of the work done by prisoners is for the military, other major corporations are taking advantage of the cheap labour in both federal and state US prisons.
[Source 2013][More on Workers Rights]
This company does not to test on animals themselves, but they continue to buy, use and benefit financially from chemical ingredients that have recently been tested on animals by their suppliers.
[Source 2012][More on Animal Testing]
A full profile on this US company can be seen at 'Responsible Shopper' website. Follow source link for details on company record and involvements.
|MacAndrews & Forbes Inc|
MacAndrews & Forbes is a major shareholder of AM General, a world-leader in the design, engineering, production and technical and parts support of military and special purpose vehicles.
MacAndrews & Forbes is also a major shareholder of SIGA Technologies, who develops products for the prevention and treatment of serious infectious diseases, including products for use in defence against biological warfare agents. SIGA has received significant funding from the US Department of Defense.
[Source 2011][More on Military]
MacAndrews & Forbes is a major shareholder of Scientific Games, provider of customized, end-to-end gaming solutions to lottery and gaming organizations worldwide. Scientific Games' integrated array of products and services include instant lottery games, lottery gaming systems, terminals and services, and internet applications, as well as server-based interactive gaming machines.
[Source 2011][More on Gaming]
Company owner Ronald Perelman has signed the Giving Pledge - a commitment by some of the world's wealthiest individuals and families to dedicate the majority of their wealth to philanthropy. The campaign has founded by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett in 2009. The pledge is a moral commitment to give, not a legal contract.
[Source 2014][More on Finance]
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|
|Revenue||$100 million in 2009|
|Address||12 Julius Ave, North Ryde, NSW, 1670, Australia|
|Phone||02 8875 9700|
|Fax||02 9888 8439|
|Freecall||1800 025 488|
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