Rubber product manufacturing
Formerly Pacific Dunlop. Ansell holds its operational headquarters in Red Bank, NJ, USA and its registered office in Melbourne, Australia. Products sold in over 100 countries around the world. Maker of gloves and protective clothing. Sold its condom business to a Chinese consortium in 2017.
In 2021, 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 B.
Source: CDP (2021)
In 2021, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts to manage and govern freshwater resources. Responding companies are scored on six key metrics: transparency; governance & strategy; measuring & monitoring; risk assessment; targets & goals; and value chain engagement. This company received a CDP Water Security Score of B.
Source: CDP (2021)
This company sources gloves from factories in Malaysia and other Asian countries. Investigations of labour conditions across the industry have revealed endemic and serious labour rights abuse of workers in factories such as factory temperatures of 40-50C, passports confiscated, factory fires, production line burns, cockroach infestations, 7-day working weeks, unpaid overtime, humiliation, and detainment.
Source: BMA (2018)
This company received an S&P Global ESG Score of 26/100 in the Health Care Equipment & Supplies category of the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment, an annual evaluation of companies' sustainability practices (last updated 7 Feb 2021). 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 (2021)
In 2014 the Therapeutic Goods Administration's Complaints Resolution Panel upheld a complaint about an ad by this company on the grounds that it breached advertising codes. The ad was subsequently withdrawn.
Source: TGA Complaints Register (2014)
Modern slavery disclosure is a critical step in mitigating the risk associated with modern slavery practices in companies' operations and supply chains. The quality of the disclosure signals the level of commitments and efforts that the companies have put in managing these risks. In 2021 the Monash Centre for Financial Studies analysed and ranked the disclosure quality of the modern slavery statements submitted by the 100 largest listed companies on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX100). This company ranked #5 of 100 companies.
Source: Monash University (2021)
This company is a member of the Supplier Ethical Data Exchange (Sedex), a not-for-profit, membership organisation that leads work with buyers and suppliers to deliver improvements in responsible and ethical business practices in global supply chains. Tens of thousands of companies use Sedex to manage their performance around labour rights, health & safety, the environment and business ethics.
Source: Sedex (2018)
|Revenue||2.1 billion AUD (2019)|
|Address||Level 3, 678 Victoria St, Richmond, VIC, 3121, Australia|
|Phone||03 9270 7270|
Products / BrandsAnsell