130 year old family company which was acquired by Ravensburger AG in January 2015 from Swedish investor Proventus AB. Alga, their board game brand, was included. Company products also include strollers, car seats and furniture manufactured by BRITAX under the BRIO brand licence.
| Ravensburger AG
owns 100% of BRIO AB
Children's games, toys and books manufacturer
Founded in 1883, the company operates in 5 divisions - Games, Puzzles, Arts/Crafts; Children's and Youth Books; Leisure and Promotion; Digital Products; and BRIO (wooden toys). The majority of manufacturing occurs in Europe.
Since 1 January 2014, all wooden toys produced by this company have been manufactured using Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified wood.
Source: FSC (2014)
This company holds Forest Stewardship Council Chain of Custody Certification, and sells products certified as FSC Mix, FSC 100% and FSC Recycled.
Source: FSC (2023)
This company has CSR claims on its website in the areas of responsibly managed wood and policy statements.
Source: company website (2016)
This company is a member of the amfori Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI), an industry-driven movement that aims to monitor and assess workplace standards across the global supply chain. Participating companies are expected to follow a code of conduct which has 11 principles including no bonded labour, no child labour, fair renumeration, decent working hours and ethical business behavior.
Source: amfori (2023)
This 2018 investigative report by China Labour Watch reveals labor abuses in four Chinese toy factories. One or more of these factories supply this company. Labor abuses include low wages, excessive overtime, dangerous work environments and humiliating living conditions.
Source: China Labor Watch (2018)
|Revenue||46.5 million EUR (2015)|
Products / BrandsBRIO