Founded in 1877 making utility wear for survival, work and sport. Acquired by Altor Equity Partners 2006 and now operates in 2 business areas - Sport and Workwear.
|Helly Hansen AS||NOR||website|
| Altor Equity Partners
owns 100% of Helly Hansen AS
|Helly Hansen AS|
This company has signed the 'Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh', a program endorsed by Bangladeshi and international unions and labor rights organizations. The ground-breaking program includes independent safety inspections with public reports, mandatory factory building renovations, the obligation by brands and retailers to underwrite the cost of repairs, and a vital role for workers and their unions all in a legally-binding, enforceable agreement.
[Source 2014][More on Workers Rights]
Rank a Brand searches the websites of brands for the answers to carefully targeted questions. From this they calculate sustainability scores based on the themes of environment, climate, labor issues, and transparency. Brands owned by this company received a 'D'.
[Source 2015][More on Sustainability Reporting]
The bluesign® Standard sets "best practices" for the use of chemicals and resources including water and energy in the textile industry. Textile manufacturers who are bluesign system partners agree to establish management systems to improve environmental performance in five key areas of the production process: resource productivity, consumer safety, water emissions, air emissions, and occupational health and safety. They regularly report their progress, are subject to on-site audits, and must meet improvement goals to maintain their status.
[Source 2016][More on Habitats]
This company has announced that they don't sell animal fur or are phasing in a fur-free policy.
[Source 2014][More on Animal Rights]
This list was given to the International Textile, Garment and Leather Workers Federation during their campaign to force multinational buyers to disclose their suppliers to the public. Since 2005 a steady stream of brands have been releasing details of their supplier factories.
[Source][More on Governance]
|Altor Equity Partners|
Altor is major shareholder of Navico, the world's largest maker of marine electronics. Its BR24PC software development kit is used for military, commercial, surveillance, and marine applications. Altor is also a major shareholder PCB maker Eltek, and battery maker NorthStar, both of whom make products for the military.
[Source 2012][More on Military]
|Company Structure||Wholly-owned subsidiary|
|Revenue||170 million euros in 2010|
|# Employees||470 in 2010|
Products / BrandsHelly Hansen
Helly Hansen Outdoor Wear