Sara Blakely started Spanx with footless pantihose in 2000 leading to an international, multimillion dollar business. Blakely owns 100% of the brand. In last 10 years Spanx Inc has give over $10m to charitable organisations through The Sara Blakely Foundation.
A portion of Spanx and Assets sales is pledged directly to The Sara Blakely Foundation which helps women, globally and locally, through education and entrepreneurship.
Source: company website (2010)
Spanx owner Sara Blakely has signed the Giving Pledge - a commitment by some of the world's wealthiest individuals and families to dedicate the majority of their wealth to philanthropy. The campaign has founded by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett in 2009. The pledge is a moral commitment to give, not a legal contract.
Source: Giving Pledge (2014)
California, the UK and Australia have all enacted legislation requiring companies operating within their borders to disclose their efforts to eradicate modern slavery from their operations and supply chains. Follow the link to see this company's disclosure statement.
Source: Modern Slavery Registry (2016)
|Revenue||$US13 million in 2011|
|Address||Atlanta, Georgia, USA|