Formed in 1985 from the merger of Glassons (womenswear) and Hallenstein (menswear) and listed on the NZ Stock Exchange. They have 3 businesses - Glassons womens 'fast fashion', Hallenstein menswear and Storm low cost clothing. Also involved in the property ownership business. They have over 110 stores including 25 Glassons stores in Australia.
|Hallenstein Glasson Holdings Ltd||NZL||website|
|Hallenstein Glasson Holdings Ltd|
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)
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)
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)
|Revenue||208 million NZD (2014)|
|Subsidiaries||Glassons Australia Ltd|
|Address||L3, 235-237 Broadway, Newmarket, Auckland, 1023, New Zealand|
Products / BrandsGlassons
Glassons Womens Fashion