Founded in 1969. Acquired by Hong Kong-based H&H Group (formerly Biostime) in 2015 for AU$1.67 billion.
|Swisse Wellness Pty Ltd||AUS||website|
| Health and Happiness (H&H) International Holdings Ltd
owns 100% of Swisse Wellness Pty Ltd
|Swisse Wellness Pty Ltd|
This company's business operations meet the requirements of the Climate Active Carbon Neutral Standard, and have been certified carbon neutral since 2011.
Source: Climate Active (2020)
This company received a packaging performance level of 3 (Advanced) in its 2023 APCO Annual Report. Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) is a not-for-profit organisation leading the development of a circular economy for packaging in Australia. Each year, APCO Members are required to submit an APCO Annual Report and Action Plan, which includes an overall performance level from 1 (Getting Started) to 5 (Beyond Best Practice).
Source: APCO (2023)
In 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010 the Therapeutic Goods Administration's Complaints Resolution Panel upheld complaints about seven ads by this company on the grounds that they breached advertising codes. The Panel requested this company withdraw the ads and not to use representations in the ads again.
Source: TGA Complaints Register (2013)
In 2015 Sea Shepherd Australia targeted this company over its production of krill-based omega-3 health supplements. Krill are a vital part of the Antarctic food chain and giant factory-ships are sucking up huge amounts of krill for the farmed fish and supplements industries. Vast schools of krill not only function as food for whales, penguins, seals and seabirds, but they are also huge carbon sinks that help mitigate global warming. Swisse is one of the largest krill supplement manufacturers in Australia.
Source: Sea Shepherd (2015)
According to the democracyforsale.net website, this company donated $460,823 to Australia's major political parties between 2012 and 2018, as disclosed to the Australian Electoral Commision (AEC).
Source: Democracy For Sale (2018)
Some of this company's products are certified organic by NASAA.
Source: NASAA (2022)
|Health and Happiness (H&H) International Holdings Ltd|
In 2013 Chinese authourities fined six companies including this one, a total of US$110 million following an investigation into price fixing and anti-competitive practices by foreign baby formula makers.
Source: news article (2013)
The BIOSTIME China Foundation for Mother & Child was established in 2007 in partnership with the Red Cross Sociaty of China.
Source: company website (2015)
This company is a member of The Sustainability Consortium, an organization of diverse global participants that work collaboratively to build a scientific foundation that drives innovation to improve consumer product sustainability. They develop transparent methodologies, tools, and strategies to drive a new generation of products and supply networks that address environmental, social, and economic imperatives.
Source: Sustainability Consortium (2019)
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|Phone||03 9418 6767|
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