ARJ Group Holdings is the parent entity of several subsidiary companies, including Retail Holdings, Sportsgirl, Sussan 100, Suzanne Grae and the Sussan Corporation in New Zealand. The company operates over 500 stores around Australia. Owned by Naomi Milgrom, one of Australia's richest women.
|ARJ Group Holdings Pty Ltd||AUS||website|
|ARJ Group Holdings Pty Ltd|
This company received a packaging performance level of 3 (Advanced) in its 2022 APCO Annual Report. Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) is a not-for-profit organisation leading the development of a circular economy for packaging in Australia. Each year, APCO Members are required to submit an APCO Annual Report and Action Plan, which includes an overall performance level from 1 (Getting Started) to 5 (Beyond Best Practice).
Source: APCO (2022)
This company is a signatory to the International Accord for Health and Safety in the Textile & Garment Industry. The International Accord was established in 2021 as the successor to the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh, which was established in 2013 in the wake of the Rana Plaza building collapse that killed more than 1,000 workers and seriously injured thousands more. Company signatories to the International Accord commit to: Disclosing all factories producing for them in countries with International Accord programs; Ensuring all listed factories participate in the inspection, remediation, and safety training programs; Supporting factories to ensure remediation is financially feasible; Contributing to the operational costs of International Accord programs.
Source: International Accord (2023)
In 2020 Baptist World Aid Australia released The COVID Fashion Report, a special edition of their Ethical Fashion Report. The report is framed around six COVID Fashion Commitments that ask companies to demonstrate the steps and measures they are taking to protect and support the most vulnerable workers in their supply chains. This company showed no evidence of actions that it covered any of the COVID Fashion Commitments.
Source: Baptist World Aid Australia (2020)
Baptist World Aid Australia's '2022 Ethical Fashion Report' assessed 120 companies on their efforts to mitigate against the risks of forced labour, child labour and worker exploitation in their supply chains, as well as protect the environment from the harmful impacts of the fashion industry. Assessment criteria fall into five main categories: policy & governance, tracing & risk, auditing and supplier relationships, worker empowerment and environmental sustainability. This company received a score of 23/100.
Source: Baptist World Aid Australia (2022)
This company was ordered by a Supreme Court judge to pay more that $235,000 in damages to an employee subjected to bullying after returning from maternity leave. The judge said that the company failed to comply with its own bullying and harassment policy, and was scathing when the complainant was further not treated seriously or impartially and confidentiality was not respected.
Source: news article (2014)
This company has taken angora items off the shelves and promised not to use angora again, following a PETA campaign launched in Dec 2013 which revealed the cruelty inflicted on angora rabbits in Chinese factory farms, where 90% of the world's angora is produced.
Source: PETA (2015)
This company has social responsibility claims on its website under the headings ethical sourcing, code of conduct and social responsibility (claims include no animal testing, uzbek cotton, angora fur or azo dyes)
Source: company website (2020)
Sussan works with the Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) with support and fundraising. This helps the BCNA programs and services to meet ongoing needs of patients, survivors and their families. With customer support, they have raised over $2.4 million since 2006.
Source: company website (2020)
According to data released by the Australian Tax Office in Jan 2022, this company was one of many local and foreign-based companies that paid no tax in Australia in 2019-20. Please note however that companies pay income tax on profits, not revenue (total income). While some companies use tax havens and loopholes to avoid paying their fair share of tax in Australia, other companies that paid no tax have perfectly legitimate reasons.
Source: ATO (2022)
|Revenue||473 million AUD (2018)|
|Address||11 Palmer Pde, Cremourne, VIC, 3121, Australia|
|Phone||03 9413 2000|
Products / BrandsSussan Group
Sportsgirl Womens Fashion
Sussan Womens Fashion
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