Footwear & apparel
Founded in 1907. Majority owned since 2017 by the investment firms of Brazil's most prominent banking families. Operates factories in Brazil and Argentina and exports Havaiana thongs to more than 100 countries. Havaianas thongs are distributed in Australia by Aqueo Import and Distribution.
The Forest 500 identifies, ranks, and tracks the governments, companies and financial institutions worldwide that together could virtually eradicate tropical deforestation. Rankings are based on their public policies and commitments and potential impacts on tropical forests in the context of forest risk commodities (palm oil, soya, beef, leather, timber, and pulp and paper). This company received a score of 1/5.
[Source 2018][More on Forests]
Rank a Brand searches the websites of brands for the answers to carefully targeted questions. From this they calculate sustainability scores based on the themes of environment, climate, labor issues, and transparency. Brands owned by this company received an 'E', the lowest possible score.
[Source 2017][More on Sustainability Reporting]
|Company Structure||Public company|
|Address||Sao Paulo, Brazil|
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