Diversified corporate group
Company is 130 years old. The seven divisions have a range of products such as household appliances, cosmetics, banking and carpet. Thermomix Kitchen Appliance is their bestselling division. Direct sales is their core business and they have subsidiary companies and trading partners around the world. In Australia their Thermomix products are distributed by Thermomix in Australia Pty Ltd, and their vacuum cleaners by Godfreys.
|Vorwerk & Co. KG||GER||website|
|Vorwerk & Co. KG|
D- grade in the Baptist World Aid Australia's Behind the Barcode 'Ethical Electronics Guide 2016', which grades companies on their efforts to mitigate the risks of forced labour, child labour and worker exploitation throughout their supply chains. Assessment criteria fall into four main categories: policies, traceability & transparency, monitoring & training and worker rights.
Source: Baptist World Aid Australia (2016)
This company has social and environmental activities claims on its website. These range from developing eco-friendly production systems to supporting international aid organizations.
Source: company website (2016)
|Type||Family-owned private company|
|Revenue||2.8 billion euros in 2014|
|Employees||604,000 in 2014|