Makers of nappies and incontinence pads
The Company was owned by entities associated with Gresham Private Equity Pty Ltd in conjunction with senior management of APPP. Gresham sold the company to Japanese company Unicharm in 2008.
|Unicharm Australasia Pty Ltd||AUS||website|
| Unicharm Corporation
owns 100% of Unicharm Australasia Pty Ltd
|Unicharm Australasia Pty Ltd|
This company has been criticised for offensive advertising. In 2009 the Advertising Standards Bureau upheld complaints about an ad by this company on the grounds that it breached advertising codes. The ad was subsequently discontinued or modified.
[Source 2009][More on Irresponsible Marketing]
This company supports Miracle Babies Foundation, which assists families of premature and sick newborns and the hospitals that care for them.
[Source 2017][More on Finance]
According to data released by the Australian Tax Office in Dec 2018, this company was one of 2,159 local and foreign-based companies that paid no tax in Australia in 2016-17. Please note however that companies pay income tax on profits, not revenue (total income). While some companies use tax havens and loopholes to avoid paying their fair share of tax in Australia, other companies that paid no tax have perfectly legitimate reasons.
[Source 2018][More on Finance]
In 2018, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts towards removing commodity-driven deforestation and forest degradation from its direct operations and supply chains. Responding companies are scored across four key areas: disclosure; awareness; management; and leadership. This company received a CDP Forests Score of A-.
[Source 2018][More on Forests]
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 B.
[Source 2018][More on Climate Change]
This company received a SAM Rank of 0/100 in the Household Products category of the 2018 SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment. The index is based on an analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, environmental reporting, climate strategy, human rights and labour practices.
[Source 2018][More on Sustainability Reporting]
As listed on the We Mean Business website, this company has committed to the following climate action initiatives: adopt a science-based emissions reduction target;
[Source 2017][More on Climate Change]
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 3/5.
[Source 2018][More on Forests]
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 C.
[Source 2018][More on Human Rights]
|Company Structure||Wholly-owned subsidiary|
|# Employees||65 in 2012|
|Address||3 Lake Drive, Dingley, VIC, 3172, Australia|
|Phone||03 9552 1222|
|Fax||03 9551 7994|