Previously known as Binney & Smith, the Crayola maker changed its name in 2007 to reflect its iconic product. They make about 3 billion crayons a year. Bought by Hallmark Cards in 1984.
| Hallmark Cards Inc.
owns 100% of Crayola LLC
This 2014 report by China Labour Watch investigates four Chinese factories supplying some of the largest toy brand companies in the world, including this one. The report reveals many labour violations in these factories, including long hours, excessive overtime, dangerous working conditions, low wages, and underpaid workers.
[Source 2014][More on Workers Rights]
The ICTI CARE Process is the toy industry's ethical manufacturing program aimed at ensuring safe and humane workplace environments for toy factory workers worldwide. This company is a member of the 'ICP Committed Brands Program' which means they only contract from factories that have an ICP Seal of Compliance. However human rights groups including SOMO and China Labor Watch have criticised ICTI Care, with investigators finding serious labour rights violations occurring in ICTI-certified factories.
[Source 2018][More on Workers Rights]
|Hallmark Cards Inc.|
This company holds Forest Stewardship Council Chain of Custody Certification, and sells products certified as FSC Mix and FSC Recycled.
[Source 2017][More on Forests]
This company is a member of the Supplier Ethical Data Exchange (Sedex), a not-for-profit, membership organisation that leads work with buyers and suppliers to deliver improvements in responsible and ethical business practices in global supply chains. Tens of thousands of companies use Sedex to manage their performance around labour rights, health & safety, the environment and business ethics.
[Source 2018][More on Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives]
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||Crayola (Australia) Pty Ltd|
|Address||Easton, PA, PA, USA|
Products / BrandsCrayola Australia
Crayola Pencils & Colouring