Founded in Melbourne in 2000. Owned by the Lew family.
|Steambrook Pty Ltd
| BrandBank Group Pty Ltd
owns 100% of Steambrook Pty Ltd
| Lew Group
owns 100% of BrandBank Group Pty Ltd
|Steambrook Pty Ltd
In 2020 Baptist World Aid Australia released The COVID Fashion Report, a special edition of their Ethical Fashion Report. The report is framed around six COVID Fashion Commitments that ask companies to demonstrate the steps and measures they are taking to protect and support the most vulnerable workers in their supply chains. This company showed no evidence of actions that it covered any of the COVID Fashion Commitments.
Source: Baptist World Aid Australia (2020)
This company owns brands rated 'Not good enough' by Good On You, whose rating system considers the most important social and environmental issues facing the fashion industry to assess a brand's impact on people, the planet and animals.
Source: Good On You (2023)
In 2016 Stop the Traffik pressured this company to sign their Make Fashion Traffik Free Protocol. Fashion companies that sign the Protocol commit to fully tracing their supply chain and to work to ensuring better working conditions. Stop the Traffik sent 1,000's of postcards as well as letters to CEO Denise Haughey without a response from her.
Source: Be Slavery Free (2016)
|BrandBank Group Pty Ltd
Baptist World Aid Australia's '2022 Ethical Fashion Report' assessed 120 companies on their efforts to mitigate against the risks of forced labour, child labour and worker exploitation in their supply chains, as well as protect the environment from the harmful impacts of the fashion industry. Assessment criteria fall into five main categories: policy & governance, tracing & risk, auditing and supplier relationships, worker empowerment and environmental sustainability. This company received a score of 21/100.
Source: Baptist World Aid Australia (2022)
This company has sustainability claims on its website in areas that include ethical sourcing and manufacturing, packaging, community support, and reducing environmental impact.
Source: company website (2021)
Solomon Lew, owner of Premier Investments, struck a deal with Mornington Shire Council in June 2012 to remove a pool he had built on Crown Land without permission and remediate the land in exchange for negligence charges being dropped. Lew is to pay Council's legal fees of $150,000 and a fine of $50,000.
Source: The Age (2012)
Wikipedia profile on Lew Group head, Solomon Lew. Includes details of controversial business deals, including the Yannon transaction and the Etiket transaction.
Source: Wikipedia (2014)
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