FIJI Water is a U.S.-based business and brand of bottled water derived, bottled, and shipped from Fiji. According to marketing materials, the water comes from an artesian aquifer in the Yaqara Valley of Viti Levu in Fiji. Acquired by Wonderful Company (formerly Roll International) in 2004.
|Fiji Water Company LLC||USA||website|
| Wonderful Company LLC
owns 100% of Fiji Water Company LLC
|Fiji Water Company LLC|
Criticism that the company is denying locals a key natural resource. Fiji's main export is bottled water, yet 53% of Fijians have no access to clean water.
[Source 2010][More on Human Rights]
The 2011 U.S. Beverage Container Recycling Scorecard and Report by U.S. nonprofit organization, As You Sow, rates companies on 5 criteria: general environmental performance, source reduction, recycled content, recyclability, and container recovery. This company failed to respond to As You Sow's Beverage Container Recycling Survey and received an 'F' Grade based on publically available information.
[Source 2011][More on Packaging]
The Newport Trial Group filed a class action lawsuit against the Fiji Water Company in the U.S. District Court in Santa Ana, CA on behalf of Desiree Worthington and other individuals to seek restitution for "the false claims from which [Fiji Water Company has] richly profited." The lawsuit alleges that the company made money from its claims that its water products are carbon negative.
[Source 2010][More on Irresponsible marketing]
Criticised in Mother Jones article, 2009, covering many issues including typhoid outbreak due to island's faulty water supplies; tax havens in the Cayman Islands and Luxembourg; travel miles; and legitimising Fiji's military junta.
[Source 2009][More on Finance]
|Wonderful Company LLC|
This company has products that have been verified as compliant with the Non-GMO Project Standard, North America's only independent verification for products made according to best practices for GMO avoidance.
[Source 2016][More on Genetic Engineering]
This company has states a number of claims on its website including use of solar power, irrigation innovation, and promoting bee health.
[Source 2013][More on Environmental Claims]
The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 (SB 657) requires companies operating in California to disclose their efforts to eradicate slavery and human trafficking from their direct supply chains. Follow the link to see this company's disclosure statement.
[Source 2015][More on Human Rights]
OpenSecrets.org tracks the influence of money on U.S. politics, and how that money affects policy and citizens' lives. Follow link to see this company's record of political donations, lobbying, outside spending and more.
|Company Structure||Wholly-owned subsidiary|
|Subsidiaries||Fiji Water (Australia) Pty Ltd|
|Address||Los Angeles, California, USA|
Products / BrandsFiji Water Australia
Fiji Bottled Water