Global consumer goods company founded in 1903. Owns well-known brands in the areas of writing, outdoor solutions, tools, baby care and more. Acquired Jarden in 2015 and changed its name to Newell Brands (formerly Newell Rubbermaid).
|Newell Brands Inc||USA||website|
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As You Sow's 2018 report, Mining the Disclosures, is a deep analysis of 206 companies' human rights performance in relation to sourcing conflict minerals from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). This company's score was below 40% (Weak).
[Source 2018][More on Human Rights]
This company received a score of 22.9/100 in the Newsweek Green Ranking 2017, which ranks the world's largest publicly traded companies on eight indicators covering energy, greenhouse gases, water, waste, fines and penalties, linking executive pay to sustainability targets, board-level committee oversight of environmental issues and third-party audits. Ranking methodology by Corporate Knights and HIP Investor.
[Source 2017][More on Sustainability Reporting]
In 2018, 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 D.
[Source 2018][More on Climate Change]
In 2018, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts to manage and govern freshwater resources. Responding companies are scored on six key metrics: transparency; governance & strategy; measuring & monitoring; risk assessment; targets & goals; and value chain engagement. This company received a CDP Water Security Score of D.
[Source 2018][More on Human Rights]
As You Sow's 2019 report, 'The 100 Most Overpaid CEOs', reveals the 100 most overpaid CEOs from USA's 500 largest public companies (as determined by the S&P 500 list). This company's CEO, Michael B. Polk came in at number 65 on the list, having been paid US$15,257,808 in 2018. According to the report, "Most CEOs have come to be grossly overpaid, and that overpayment is harmful to the companies, the shareholders, the customers, the other employees, the economy, and society as a whole."
[Source 2019][More on Finance]
This company has corporate responsibility claims on its website including efforts in the the areas of philanthropy and reductions in water and energy consumption.
[Source 2016][More on Sustainability Reporting]
This company is a member of the Responsible Minerals Initiative (formerly the Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative), which helps companies address conflict minerals issues in their supply chains. The RMI provides information on conflict-free smelters and refiners, common tools to gather sourcing information, and forums for exchanging best practices on addressing conflict minerals. Membership is open to companies that use or transact in tantalum, tin, tungsten or gold (3TG). Founded in 2008 by members of the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition and the Global e-Sustainability Initiative.
[Source 2019][More on Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives]
California, the UK and Australia have all enacted legislation requiring companies operating within their borders to disclose their efforts to eradicate modern slavery from their operations and supply chains. Follow the link to see this company's disclosure statement.
[Source 2016][More on Human Rights]
|Company Structure||Public company|
|Revenue||US$5.9 billion in 2012|
|# Employees||17,200 in 2016|
|Subsidiaries||Newell Australia Pty Ltd
- K2 Inc
- Mapa Spontex Group
- Sunbeam Corporation Ltd
Sistema Plastics Ltd
|Address||Atlanta, Georgia, USA|
Products / BrandsNewell Australia
Expo Markers & Highlighters
Foohy Erasers & Sharpeners
Liquid Paper Correction
Liquid Paper Stationery
Papermate Erasers & Sharpeners
Prismacolor Pencils & Colouring
Rolodex Diaries & Planners
Sharpie Markers & Highlighters
Nuk Baby Accessories
Sistema Food Storage Containers