Bata Shoes Australia
Manufactures and wholesales 1.2 million pairs of footwear in Australia each year.
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owns 100% of Bata Shoe Company of Australia Pty Ltd
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Signatory to the Australian Packaging Covenant, a voluntary agreement to encourage waste minimisation.
Source: Australian Packaging Covenant (2020)
This company won an award in 2013 from the Australian Packaging Covenant, for demonstrating their commitment to environmental sustainability by performing 'above and beyond' in their efforts to minimise waste. This company achieved the highest overall score in their category, small clothing, footwear and fashion company.
Source: Australian Packaging Covenant (2013)
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)
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The Forest 500 identifies, ranks, and tracks the governments, companies and financial institutions worldwide that together could virtually eradicate tropical deforestation. Rankings are based on their public policies and commitments and potential impacts on tropical forests in the context of forest risk commodities (palm oil, soy, beef, leather, timber and paper). This company received a score of 13%.
Source: Forest 500 (2019)
Bata's Mexican subsidiary has been criticised by the Industriall Global Union for attempting to close its unionized plant illegally and shift production to homeworkers or small workshops. Bata is also accused of grave violations of trade union rights of its employees in Malaysia, Kenya and South Africa.
Source: Industriall Union (2013)
Throughout the late 90's, Bata India was plagued by labor problems with frequent strikes and lockouts at its manufacturing facilities.
Source: ICMR India (2001)