Founded in 2002 the company started off by supplying coffee machines to cafes and bars in Australia before entering the coffee roasting market. One of Australia's major coffee machine and coffee capsule suppliers, with further sales throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Acquired by Tata Global Beverages in 2014 for about $30 million.
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This company's Good Earth range of kombucha is certified organic under the Australian Certified Organic label.
[Source 2020][More on Eco-Certification]
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In 2019, 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 A-.
[Source 2019][More on Climate Change]
A 2015 investigation by the BBC has found workers on Indian tea plantations who pick tea for this company are paid less than £2 per day and live in inhuman conditions. Living and working conditions are so bad, and wages so low, that tea workers and their families are left malnourished and vulnerable to fatal illnesses. There was also a disregard for health and safety, with workers spraying chemicals without protection, and on some estates, child labour being used.
[Source 2015][More on Workers Rights]
Tea workers in India's West Bengal continue to be punished for challenging their harsh living and working conditions. Over one thousand tea workers and their families living and working on the Tata controlled Nowera Nuddy tea estate were locked out of their work for three months in 2009 and denied all wages, food and rations in response to a protest over the mistreatment of Mrs. Arti Oraon, a 22 year-old tea garden worker who was denied maternity leave and forced to continue work as a tea plucker despite being 8 months pregnant. [Listed under Information due to age of report]
[Source 2011][More on Workers Rights]
Stop the Traffik is calling on this company to take leadership in preventing people being trafficked out of the tea plantations of Assam. Stop the Traffik are not accusing Tata Global Beverages of trafficking girls from Assam to be held in situations of modern slavery. They are, however, concerned that Tata Global Beverages is engaged in a labour scheme via Amalgamated Plantations in Assam that is fuelling unique forms of vulnerability to modern slavery. Of all the possible players, Tata Global Beverages has the power to do the most good in this situation.
[Source 2014][More on Human Rights]
This company sells Rainforest Alliance certified tea. However this only represents a fraction of this company's total tea sales. Rainforest Alliance certification has been dubbed 'Fairtrade light' by critics, as it offers producers no minimum price for their crop, and guarantees a minimum of just 30% of the product is certified.
[Source 2020][More on Eco-Certification]
This company won a 2013 Sustainable Standard-Setter Award from the Rainforest Alliance, which recognizes businesses that are working diligently to meet rigorous sustainability standards, protect the environment, and support local communities worldwide.
[Source 2013][More on Eco-Certification]
This company appears on Burma Campaign UK's 'Dirty List' of companies assisting the Burmese military to continue to commit human rights violations and environmental destruction. Tata motors supplies equipment to the military in Burma, including the LPTA 715 troop carrier and the Xenon GS800 SUV, often used as military staff cars.
[Source 2019][More on Human Rights]
Tata Group subsidiary Tata Power's Strategic Engineering Division makes weapons and weapon components for the India's Defence forces.
[Source 2020][More on Military]
As listed on the We Mean Business website, this company has committed to the following climate action initiatives: responsible corporate engagement in climate policy; report climate change information in mainstream reports as a fiduciary duty; improve water security.
[Source 2017][More on Climate Change]
This company is a member of the Leather Working Group, a multi-stakeholder group who's objective is to develop and maintain a protocol that assesses the compliance and environmental performance of tanners and promotes sustainable and appropriate environmental business practices within the leather industry.
[Source 2019][More on Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives]
|Company Structure||Wholly-owned subsidiary|
|Address||South Yarra, VIC, Australia|
|Freecall||1800 239 438|