Founder Jack O'Neill is credited as inventing wetsuits. He opened his first surf shop in 1952 in USA. O'Neill surfwear is made under licence by La Jolla in USA. The O'Neill family still control the wetsuit business.
This company's European division, O'Neill Europe BV has signed the 'Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh', a program endorsed by Bangladeshi and international unions and labor rights organizations. The ground-breaking program includes independent safety inspections with public reports, mandatory factory building renovations, the obligation by brands and retailers to underwrite the cost of repairs, and a vital role for workers and their unions all in a legally-binding, enforceable agreement.
Source: Bangladesh Accord (2019)
This retailer has committed to being a fur free retailer, as recognised by the International Fur Free Retailer Program.
Source: Fur Free Retailer (2019)
The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 (SB 657) requires companies operating in California to disclose their efforts to eradicate slavery and human trafficking from their direct supply chains. Follow the link to see this company's disclosure statement.
Source: company website (2020)
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Products / BrandsO'Neill