Mens, womens, childrens clothing
Founded 1993 by brothers Ziad & Wassim Gazal. Designs and manufactures branded, licensed and private label apparel. Supplies over 2,000 retail stores in Australia and New Zealand. Acquired Cooper St Clothing in 2015. Owns the Australian license for Mambo surfwear.
|Hotsprings Pty Ltd||AUS||website|
|Hotsprings Pty Ltd|
In 2020 Baptist World Aid Australia released The COVID Fashion Report, a special edition of their Ethical Fashion Report. The report is framed around six COVID Fashion Commitments that ask companies to demonstrate the steps and measures they are taking to protect and support the most vulnerable workers in their supply chains. This company showed evidence of actions that cover ALL areas of the COVID Fashion Commitments.
Source: Baptist World Aid Australia (2020)
The Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) is an alliance of companies, trade unions and NGOs. They work in partnership to improve the lives of workers across the globe who make or grow consumer goods - everything from tea to T-shirts, from flowers to footballs. This company's membership status is 'Foundation stage'.
Source: Ethical Trading Initiative (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)
This company has best practice and ethical sourcing claims on its website.
Source: company website (2020)
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 32/100.
Source: Baptist World Aid Australia (2022)
|Revenue||80 million AUD (2016)|
|Subsidiaries||Cooper Street Clothing Pty Ltd
Launched in 1988 as a small stall in trendy Paddington Markets Sydney. Today Cooper St is sold in Myer, David Jones and 350 independent boutiques across Australia.
|Address||37 Doody St, Alexandria, NSW, 2015, Australia|
|Phone||02 8080 2000|
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