Household electrical appliances
Australian company that develops and distributes consumer electrical products worldwide. Brands in Australia are Breville (kitchen appliances), Breville-Nespresso (co-branded coffee machines) and Kambrook (kitchen appliances). They also have a license agreement for exclusive distribution rights with Philips (grooming and garment care).
|Breville Group Ltd||AUS||website|
| Premier Investments Ltd
owns 27% of Breville Group Ltd
|Breville Group Ltd|
This company received a packaging performance level of 3 (Advanced) in its 2022 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 (2022)
This company received an S&P Global ESG Score of 18/100 in the Household Durables category of the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment, an annual evaluation of companies' sustainability practices (last updated 18 Nov 2022). The rankings are 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: S&P Global (2022)
Modern slavery disclosure is a critical step in mitigating the risk associated with modern slavery practices in companies' operations and supply chains. The quality of the disclosure signals the level of commitments and efforts that the companies have put in managing these risks. In 2021 the Monash Centre for Financial Studies analysed and ranked the disclosure quality of the modern slavery statements submitted by the 300 largest listed companies on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX300). This company's modern slavery disclosure statement received a grade of F.
Source: Monash University (2021)
This 2013 report by The Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) investigates the labour and human rights risks in supply chain sourcing. This company is identified on page 21 as a company which sources products from countries with known systemic labour and human rights concerns.
Source: ACSI (2013)
Named and shamed in the 2021 CHOICE Shonky Awards for their Breville FoodCycler, which CHOICE dubbed "a $2000 compost bin". Testing conducted by Choice economist Fiona Mair found the product was "unnecessary" and there were many other "cheaper ways of composting".
Source: Choice (2021)
This company has a number of publicly available corporate governance documents on its website, including an ethical sourcing policy.
Source: company website (2016)
C+ grade in the Baptist World Aid Australia's Behind the Barcode 'Ethical Electronics Guide 2016', which grades companies on their efforts to mitigate the risks of forced labour, child labour and worker exploitation throughout their supply chains. Assessment criteria fall into four main categories: policies, traceability & transparency, monitoring & training and worker rights.
Source: Baptist World Aid Australia (2016)
|Revenue||760 million AUD (2019)|
|Address||Suite 2, 170-180 Bourke St, Alexandria, NSW, 2015, Australia|
|Phone||02 9384 8100|
Products / BrandsBreville Group
Breville Coffee Machines
Breville Small Kitchen Appliances
Kambrook Heating & Cooling
Kambrook Vacuum Cleaners
Kambrook Small Kitchen Appliances
Ronson Small Kitchen Appliances
Ronson Heating & Cooling