Adhesives & sealants
In 1990, Bostik was purchased by TOTAL, the French petroleum oil company, who sold the company to French chemicals giant Arkema in 2015. Bostik is one of the world's largest makers of adhesives and sealants. Operates 3 production sites in Australia.
|Bostik Australia Pty Ltd||AUS||website|
| Bostik SA
owns 100% of Bostik Australia Pty Ltd
| Arkema SA
owns 100% of Bostik SA
|Bostik Australia Pty Ltd|
In 2011 Bostik's US division was fined $917,000 by the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for 50 alleged violations of workplace safety standards following an explosion earlier in the year. Among the 50 violations OSHA alleges, nine were deemed "willful violations," which are the most serious OSHA levies.
[Source 2011][More on Workers Rights]
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 2016][More on Human Rights]
In 2018, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change risk. Responding companies are scored across four key areas: disclosure; awareness; management; and leadership. This company received a CDP Climate Change Score of A-.
[Source 2018][More on Climate Change]
In 2018, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts to manage and govern freshwater resources. Responding companies are scored on six key metrics: transparency; governance & strategy; measuring & monitoring; risk assessment; targets & goals; and value chain engagement. This company received a CDP Water Security Score of B-.
[Source 2018][More on Human Rights]
This company received a SAM Rank of 74/100 in the Chemicals category of the 2018 SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment. The index is 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 2018][More on Sustainability Reporting]
This company received a score of 2.5/100 (retrieved 14-Feb-2018) in the Corporate Information Transparency Index (CITI), a system for evaluating supply chain practices in China, particularly in regards to environmental management and water pollution. Scores are calculated using government compliance data, online monitoring data, and third-party environmental audits, as well as trends in the environmental performance of factories in the company's supply chains.
[Source 2018][More on Habitats]
In 2011 Europe's second-highest court upheld an EU antitrust fine totalling 78.66 million euros on this company and its former parent company for a bleaching chemicals cartel. The cartel had fixed prices for hydrogen peroxide and sodium perborate, divided up market volumes and shared sensitive information from 1995 to 2000.
[Source 2011][More on Governance]
In 2011 a European court reduced a fine imposed on Arkema to 113.3 milliion euroes. The company participated in an acyrylic glass cartel from 1997 to 2002.
[Source 2011][More on Governance]
|Company Structure||Wholly-owned subsidiary|
|Address||51-71 High St, Thomastown , VIC, 3074, Australia|
|Phone||03 9279 9333|
|Fax||03 9279 9270|
Products / BrandsBostik Australia
Blu Tack Adhesives
Blu Tack Stationery