Established in 1994. Owned and run by the company's three founders. The world's fourth-largest toy maker (after Mattel, Hasbro and Lego). Acquired Rubik's Cube in 2020. Most manufacturing occurs in China.
|Spin Master Ltd||CAN||website|
|Spin Master Ltd|
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: China Labor Watch (2014)
This company received an S&P Global ESG Score of 38/100 in the Leisure Equipment & Products and Consumer Electronics category of the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment, an annual evaluation of companies' sustainability practices (last updated 18 Nov 2022). The rankings are based on an analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, environmental reporting, climate strategy, human rights and labour practices.
Source: S&P Global (2022)
This company appears on the 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index, signifying a commitment to supporting gender equality through policy development, representation, and transparency.
Source: Bloomberg (2021)
This company has corporate social responsibility claims on its website including CSR Reports.
Source: company website (2023)
In 2022, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change risk. Responding companies are scored across four key areas: disclosure; awareness; management; and leadership. This company received a CDP Climate Change Score of C.
Source: CDP (2022)
This company is a member of the ICTI Ethical Toy Program, the global standard for ethical toy manufacture. The Ethical Toy Program focuses on social sustainability issues which impact well-being of workers involved in toy manufacture globally. However human rights groups including SOMO and China Labor Watch have criticised the Program, with investigators finding serious labour rights violations occurring in ICTI-certified factories.
Source: ICTI Ethical Toy Program (2020)
|Revenue||1.55 million USD (2017)|
Constructions sets maker
Acquired by Spinmaster in 2013.
|Address||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
Products / BrandsSpin Master
Air Hogs Vehicles
Bakugan Action Toys
Jumanji Board Games & Puzzles
Kinetic Sand Arts & Crafts
Monster Jam Vehicles
Paw Patrol Vehicles
Paw Patrol Baby & Pre-school
Rubik's Cube Board Games & Puzzles
Tech Deck Action Toys