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: NPR (2010)
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. The case was dismissed, but the company has stopped using the carbon-neutral label.
Source: Triplepundit (2010)
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: Mother Jones (2009)
Companies response to Mother Jones article can be seen here.
Source: Company website (2009)
|Wonderful Company LLC|
The 2021 Food and Agriculture Benchmark assessed 350 keystone companies across the entirety of the food system, from farm to fork. It covers three dimensions where transformation is needed: nutrition, environment and social inclusion. This company ranked #253/350, with a total score of 8.3/100.
Source: World Benchmarking Alliance (2021)
This company has social responsibility claims on its website in the areas of efficient water use, clean energy use, bee stewardship and community support.
Source: company website (2020)
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: Non-GMO Project (2021)
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)
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.
Source: Open Secrets (2020)
|Subsidiaries||Fiji Water (Australia) Pty Ltd|
|Address||Los Angeles, California, USA|
Products / BrandsFiji Water Australia
Fiji Bottled Water