Cosmetics and fragrances
Founded in Spain in 1914, today Puig's products are distributed in more than 130 countries. Makes Prada fragrances under licence.
In 2020, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change risk. Responding companies are scored across four key areas: disclosure; awareness; management; and leadership. This company received a CDP Climate Change Score of B.
Source: CDP (2020)
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: PETA (2020)
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 ranked towards the bottom of the scorecard. Microbeads are not retained by wastewater treatment and end up in the ocean where they are a threat to the marine environment.
Source: Greenpeace (2016)
This company has used fur in factory made clothing lines under the brands Nina Ricci and Paco Rabanne, and has not announced plans to stop.
Source: IFF (2021)
The 2021 Fashion Transparency Index reviewed 250 of the world's largest fashion brands and retailers and ranked them according to how much they disclose about their social and environmental policies, practices and impacts. Brands owned by this company scored 14%, signifying it makes some efforts to manage and improve their supply chains but make little supply chain information publicly available. The average score was 23% and the highest score was 78%.
Source: Fashion Revolution (2021)
In 2010 personal care giants Sara Lee, Puig and Colgate-Palmolive were fined 8m euros by Spanish competition authorities for price fixing. Spain's National Competition Commission (CNC) claimed that the cartel agreement that had been in existence since 2005 was relating to disguising a price increase of more than 15 per cent on certain bath and shower gel products. [Listed under Information due to age of court finding]
Source: news article (2010)
As listed on the We Mean Business website, this company has committed to the following climate action initiatives: adopt a science-based emissions reduction target.
Source: We Mean Business (2021)
|Revenue||1.9 billion EUR (2017)|
|Subsidiaries||Apivita SA (67% owned)
Jean Paul Gaultier (60% owned)
|Address||Barcelona , Spain|
Products / BrandsPuig
Apivita (67% owned)
Apivita Skin Care