Established in Melbourne in 1946, with production moved offshore in the 1990s. Sold only men's shoes until introducing women's shoes in 2009, which now make up 60% of sales. Controlled and owned by the Mance family.
|Windsor Smith Pty Ltd||AUS||website|
|Windsor Smith Pty Ltd|
This company received the highest packaging performance level of 5 (Beyond Best Practice) 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)
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 0/100.
Source: Baptist World Aid Australia (2022)
Several risque advertisements by this company have been investigated by the Advertising Standards Bureau following complaints from the public. All complaints were dismissed except for one in 2000 and one in 2018.
Source: Advertising Standards Bureau (2017)
|Type||Family-owned private company|
|Address||78-86 Western Ave, Westmeadows , VIC, 3049, Australia|
|Phone||03 9046 8100|
|Freecall||1800 976 484|