Factory X Group
Founded 1997. Designs and retails well known brands Alannah Hill, Dangerfield, Revival, Jack London, Gorman, Black Friday, Coo Ca Choo, Pulp Kitchen, Soup.
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B- grade in the Baptist World Aid Australia's 'Ethical Fashion Report 2019', which grades companies, from A to F, on the strength of their systems 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: policies, transparency and traceability, auditing and supplier relationships, worker empowerment and environmental management.
Source: Baptist World Aid Australia (2019)
Oxfam Australia's Company Tracker compares the big clothing brands on their efforts to pay a living wage to the women working in their factories. This company has released the names and addresses of at least 70% of their supplier factories, and has taken some action towards paying a living wage within a set timeframe in the supply chain.
Source: Oxfam Australia (2019)
This company has signed the Cotton Pledge with the Responsible Sourcing Network, signifying a public commitment to not knowingly source Uzbek cotton for the manufacturing of any of their products until the Government of Uzbekistan ends the practice of forced labor in its cotton sector. The Uzbek government uses local government officials, hospital directors, and school presidents to mobilize workers; and detains and tortures human rights defenders seeking to monitor the harvests.
Source: As You Sow (2019)
The Chinese government has facilitated the mass transfer of Uyghur and other ethnic minority citizens from the far west region of Xinjiang to factories across the country. Under conditions that strongly suggest forced labour, Uyghurs are working in factories that are in the supply chains of at least 83 well-known global brands in the technology, clothing and automotive sectors, including brands owned by this company.
Source: ITUC (2020)
In 2019 ABC's Four Corners revealed that ethnic minorities are being subject to forced labour in factories in Xinjiang, China. Four Corners identified several brands as sourcing cotton from Xinjiang, including Dangerfield, a brand owned by this company.
Source: ABC (2019)
This company is a member of the Better Cotton Initiative, a voluntary initiative which encourages the adoption of better management practices in cotton cultivation to achieve measurable reductions in key environmental impacts, while improving social and economic benefits for cotton farmers, small and large, worldwide.
Source: Better Cotton Initiative (2019)
|Company Structure||Private company|
|Revenue||$140 million in 2018|
|# Employees||500 in 2018|
|Subsidiaries||Dangerfield Pty Ltd|
|Address||61 Church St, Abbotsford, VIC, 3067, Australia|
|Phone||03 9429 0000|
|Fax||03 8420 0333|
Products / BrandsFactory X Group
Alannah Hill Womens Fashion
Dangerfield Youth Fashion
Gorman Womens Fashion
Jack London Menswear (casual)
Jack London Menswear (formal)
Princess Highway Youth Fashion
Revival Youth Fashion