Formerly GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Australia Pty Ltd. In 2019 GSK and Pfizer merged their consumer health businesses, creating a joint venture called GSK Consumer Healthcare, which was spun-off as a new entity named Haleon in 2022.
|Haleon Australia Pty Ltd||AUS||website|
| Haleon plc
owns 100% of Haleon Australia Pty Ltd
| Pfizer Inc
owns 32% of Haleon plc
| GSK plc
owns 10% of Haleon plc
|Haleon Australia Pty Ltd|
In 2020 the Federal Court ordered this company and Novartis to pay $4.5 million in penalties for making false or misleading representations in the marketing of Voltaren Osteo Gel and Voltaren Emulgel pain relief products. From January 2012 to March 2017, Novartis and then GSK marketed Osteo Gel as being specifically formulated and more effective than Emulgel in treating osteoarthritis related pain and inflammation even though both had the same active ingredients.
Source: ACCC (2020)
This company has been criticised for offensive advertising. In 2010 the Advertising Standards Bureau upheld complaints about a print ad by this company on the grounds that it breached advertising codes. The ad was subsequently discontinued or modified.
Source: Advertising Standards Bureau (2010)
In 2018 and 2019 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 TGA received multiple complaints on the matter. These complaints have been consolidated into one investigation.
Source: TGA Complaints Register (2019)
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). This company received a packaging performance level of 2 (Good Progress) in its 2023 APCO Annual Report.
Source: APCO (2023)
This company is 10.3% owned by GSK, which has several criticisms and an overall Shop Ethical rating of 'F'.
Source: Shop Ethical (2023)
This company is 32% owned by Pfizer, which has several criticisms and an overall Shop Ethical rating of 'F'.
Source: Shop Ethical (2022)
The WWF Palm Oil Buyers Scorecard 2021 assesses 227 companies on the actions companies have taken to ensure their own palm oil supply chain is sustainable and free of deforestation, natural ecosystem conversion, and human rights abuse. This company failed to respond to WWF's requests for information.
Source: WWF Palm Oil Buyers Scorecard (2021)
This company is a member of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, whose stated mission is to accelerate the transition to a circular economy. The Ellen MacArthur Foundation works with business, government and academia to build a framework for an economy that is restorative and regenerative by design.
Source: Ellen MacArthur Foundation (2023)
This company has sustainability claims on its website.
Source: company website (2022)
In 2022 after more than 170 nations backed a historic UN resolution to end plastic pollution, global businesses across the plastics value chain, financial institutions, and NGOs came together to announce a common vision for an effective and ambitious Global Treaty to End Plastic Pollution. The vision will form the basis for future policy engagements with governments through a newly launched Business Coalition for a Global Plastics Treaty which will be convened by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and WWF. This company has endorsed the vision statement of the treaty.
Source: Global Plastics Treaty (2023)
California, the UK and Australia have all enacted legislation requiring companies operating within their borders to disclose their efforts to eradicate modern slavery from their operations and supply chains. Follow the link to see this company's disclosure statement.
Source: company website (2021)
|Address||82 Hughes Ave, Ermington, NSW, 2115, Australia|
|Phone||02 9684 0888|
|Freecall||1800 028 533|
Products / BrandsHaleon Australia
Advil Pain Relief Tablets
Chap Stick Lip Care
De-Gas Digestive Care
Dimetapp Cold & Flu
Eno Digestive Care
Lamisil Foot Care
Nicabate Quit Smoking
Otrivin Cold & Flu
Panadol Pain Relief Tablets
Panadol Cold & Flu
Panafen Pain Relief Tablets
Robitussin Cold & Flu
Sensodyne Dental Floss
Voltaren Topical Pain Relief
Zovirax Lip Care