Founded by Merrill J. Fernando in Sri Lanka in the 1950's. Integrated family business with ownership or investment in plantations, packaging, tea broking, import & distribution. Third largest global tea brand exported to over 80 countries.
Rank a Brand searches the websites of brands for the answers to carefully targeted questions. From this they calculate sustainability scores based on the themes of environment, climate, labor issues, and transparency. Brands owned by this company received a 'D'.
[Source 2018][More on Sustainability Reporting]
Dilmah Conservation was initiated to incorporate environmental conservation efforts into the MJF Charitable Foundation, which focuses on social justice. One tenth of profits made by Dilmah tea companies are directed into programmes carried out by the MJF Charitable Foundation and Dilmah Conservation.
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This company has sustainability claims on its website
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The main emphasis of this Foundation's activity has been the Mother and Child, in an effort to improve infant mortality at birth, nutrition, education and vocational training, as well as addressing social issues such as spousal abuse, commercial exploitation of women and children and the provision of healthcare to plantation workers and the community. The Foundation is engaged in industry service projects which seek to secure the future of the Ceylon Tea Industry.
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|Company Structure||Family-owned private company|
|Subsidiaries||Dilmah Australia Pty Ltd|
|Address||Peliyagoda, Sri Lanka|
Products / BrandsDilmah Australia