Super Retail Group
Founded in 1972 by Reg and Hazel Rowe, today the group operates 400 stores across Australia and New Zealand. This group's retail banners include Rebel Sport, Supercheap Auto, and outdoor stores BCF (Boating Camping and Fishing) and Ray's. Acquired NZ outdoor brand Macpac in 2018. Ray's and Macpac stores are to be combined under the Macpac brand.
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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 awards in 2013, 2016 and 2018 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, retailer.
Source: Australian Packaging Covenant (2018)
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)
This company received an S&P Global ESG Score of 60/100 in the Retailing category of the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment, an annual evaluation of companies' sustainability practices (last updated 7 Feb 2021). The rankings are based on an analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, environmental reporting, climate strategy, human rights and labour practices.
Source: S&P Global (2021)
This 2013 report by The Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) investigates the labour and human rights risks in supply chain sourcing. This company is identified on page 21 as a company which sources products from countries with known systemic labour and human rights concerns.
Source: ACSI (2013)
in 2018 this company admitted to underpaying its staff by $7.8 million during the previous year. The company said it identified the issue through its own internal processes and had sought external expert advice. "We have taken all possible steps to ensure that affected team members receive what they are owed plus 5.5 per cent interest per year and that this issue does not happen again."
Source: ABC (2018)
In 2019 this company announced it will allocate $43 million to repay staff. The sum equates to six years' worth of unpaid overtime and allowances to retail managers, with 10% of staff affected by the underpayment. This is the second time in a year SRG has announced a remuneration oversight, after revealing it had underpaid members of its Set Up team $8 million in August 2018.
Source: Ragtrader (2019)
Super Retail Group removed Summit merchandise from all its stores in Oct 2013 in response to allegations that Summit, a supplier of sporting goods to their company Rebel Sport, was secretly using children to stitch rugby league footballs.
Source: Sydney Morning Herald (2013)
This company has sustainability claims on its website in the areas of responsible sourcing, waste reduction, climate change and community support.
Source: company website (2020)
In 2020, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change risk. Responding companies are scored across four key areas: disclosure; awareness; management; and leadership. This company received a CDP Climate Change Score of C.
Source: CDP (2020)
|Revenue||$2.7 billion in 2019|
|Employees||12,000 in 2019|
|Address||751 Gympie Road, Lawnton, QLD, 4501, Australia|
|Phone||07 3482 7500|
|Fax||07 3205 8522|
Products / BrandsMacpac
Macpac Outdoor Wear